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What are the 4 steps of digestion? (in order)
ingestion, digestion, absorption, elimination
digestion, absorption, elimination, ingestion
ingestion, congestion, pregestion, elimination
pre-gestion, congestion, digestion, elimination
hard question, Sugestion, analyzation, pretention
The act of eating or putting food in the mouth
The mechanical and chemical breakdown of food into small particles and molecules that your body can absorb and use....
Occurs when the cells of the digestive system take in small molecules of digested food
the removal of undigested food and other wastes from the body
a type of digestion where food is physically broken into smaller pieces...
A type of digestion where chemical reactions break down pieces of food into smaller molecules
such thing does not exist
proteins that help break down large molecules into smaller molecules
TRUE or FALSE:
Enzymes speed up, or catalyze the rate of chemical reactions.
TRUE OR FALSE:
Enzymes change the chemical reaction
TRUE, but not entirely
FALSE, they just speed it up
FALSE, they have no role in chemical reactions
The digestive system produces enzymes that are specialized to help break down each type of
What are the 2 parts that make up the digestive system?
the digestive tract and the blood vessels
the digestive tract and other organs (such as tongue and liver)
All of the organs of the human body and the mouth
the mouth and the stomach
___________ are enzymes that help break down carbohydrates.
___________ are enzymes that help break down fats.
________ enzymes that help break down proteins.
A muscular tube that connects the mouth and the stomach.
Food moves through the esophagus and the rest of the digestive tract by waves of muscle contractions called
a gastric juice found in the stomach
a thin, watery liquid that forms when food mixes with gastric juices
The folds of the small intestine are covered with fingerlive projections called...