Organs
Definitions
Processes
Pot Luck
Anything Goes

100

This is where fats are broken down
What is the small intestines?

100

This is the type of digestion that occurs in the mouth and stomach.

What is mechanical digestion?

100

This is absorbed by the large intestine.

What is water/liquids?

100

This is the organ that stores bile.
What is the gallbladder?

100

This enzyme chemically digests proteins in the stomach.

What is pepsin?

200

This is the type of digestion that occurs in the stomach

What is chemical?

200

This is rythmic contractions that pushes food through GI tract.

What is peristalsis?

200

This substance produced in the liver breaks down fats in the small intestine.
What is bile?

200

This is the organ that produces bile.

What is the liver?

200

Mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, anus.
What is the path that food takes through the digestive system?

300

This organ blocks off the windpipe so food cannot get into it

What is the epiglottis?

300

The muscular opening at the end of the rectum.
What is the anus?

300

The esophagus is lined with this "thick, slippery substance" produced by the body.

What is mucus?

300

Bile passes from this organ into the small intestine.

What is the gallbladder?

300

After leaving the esophagus, food travels here.

What is the stomach?

400

True or False: food material passed through the pancreas just before reaching the stomach.

What is false

400

Waste material is compressed into solid form here.
What is the rectum?

400

Located in the large intestine, these produce certain vitamins.

What is bacteria?

400

This organ makes up 2/3 of the digestive system.
What is the small intestine?

400

The process in which the body absorbs nutrients through the wall of the digestive system.

What is digestion?

500

These are the two types of digestion that occur in the body.

What are mechanical and chemical digestion?

500

This type of muscle is responsible for performing peristalsis.
What is smooth muscle?

500

The surface area of this organ contains villi and microvilli.

What is the small intestine?

500

These are tiny finger-shaped structures that cover the inner part of the small intestine.

What are villi?

500

The involuntary contraction of muscle in the esophagus that helps move food toward the stomach.

What is peristalsis?