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

100

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

100

What is water/liquids?
This is absorbed by the large intestine.

100

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

100

What is pepsin?
This enzyme chemically digests proteins in the stomach.

200

What is mechanical?
This is the type of digestion that occurs in the stomach

200

What is chemical digestion?
This is the type of digestion that occurs mainly in the small intestine.

200

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

200

What is the liver?
This is the organ that produces bile.

200

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

300

What is the epiglottis?
This organ blocks off the windpipe so food cannot get into it

300

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

300

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

300

What is the gallbladder?
Bile passes from this organ into the small intestine.

300

What is the stomach?
After leaving the esophagus, food travels here.

400

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

400

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

400

What is bacteria?
Located in the large intestine, these produce certain vitamins.

400

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

400

What is digestion?
The process in which the body absorbs nutrients through the wall of the digestive system.

500

What are mechanical and chemical digestion?
These are the two types of digestion that occur in the body.

500

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

500

What is the small intestine?
The surface area of this organ is about the size of a tennis court.

500

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

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What is peristalsis?
The involuntary contraction of muscle in the esophagus that helps move food toward the stomach.

Digestive System

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