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2. Food can be chewed into a bolus (pellet) to be sent down the oesophagus easily via what process?

  • Ptyalism
  • Peristalsis
  • Olfaction
  • Mastication

3. The Muscularis (muscle layer of the gut) contracts in waves to digest food. What is the scientific name for this movement?

  • Masticated
  • Olfaction
  • Peristalsis
  • Submucosa

4. Proteins are long chains of amino acids, during digestion these chains break into smaller chains known as polypeptides, they then break into even smaller chains known as what?

  • Maltose
  • Polysaccharides
  • Peptides
  • Disaccharide Sugar

5. Starches from Carbohydrates contain long chains of glucose molecules known as what?

  • Peptides
  • Maltose
  • Polysaccharides
  • Serosa

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