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  • Q Kidneys 1 2 Kidneys
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    CH. 16 Digestive and Urinary System Lesson 1: The Digestive System Terms: q Digestion: q Absorption: q Elimination: q Mastication: q Peristalsis: q Gastric Juices: q Bile: Functions of the Digestive System: q Digestion, Absorption, and Elimination. q Digestion occurs in the digestive tract which includes: 1. Mouth: Mastication occurs and enzymes produced by salivary glands starts digesting carbohydrates. 2. Esophagus: 10 in. long and extends from the pharynx to the stomach. Food moves down the e...
  • Parietal Cells Secreting Hcl
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    12-11-00 The endometrium has a cycle and it is linked to the ovarian cycle and it starts with the proliferative phase, which is a phase of growth. During menses the top two thirds of the endometrium is shed and during the proliferative phase it regrows, develops the uterun glands and at about the time of ovulation it switches to the secretory phase, which is characterized by the glands secreting a very thick mucous secretion. It is a time of implantation of a fertilized ovum can take place. If f...
  • Food In Protein
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    Digestive System The digestive system is the the group of organs that changes food to carbohydrates, fats, and proteins and used by our body. Digestion takes places begins form our mouth and ends with our anus. the function of our digestion system are to ingest food, digest into nutrients, cross our plasma membranes, absorb nutrients and eliminate indigestible remains. our stomach is our main organ because it mixes the food and breaks down into unis tha can be taken into carbohydrates, fats and ...
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
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    Topic: Gastric Bypass Surgery Proposition of Policy: People who are morbidly obese should seriously consider undergoing gastric bypass surgery. Thesis Statement: People who are morbidly obese should seriously consider undergoing gastric bypass surgery because obesity kills and gastric bypass surgery is the only way to quickly and permanently lose a large amount of weight. I. Attention Step What do Sharon Osborn, Rosanne Barr, Carnie Wilson, and Al Roker (Tauber) have in common other than fame an...
  • Larynx To Food Entry O Lined W
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    THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM Divided into two parts: . Alimentary tract o Or Gastrointestinal tract o Hollow tube from mouth to anu so Food material inside the tract is considered to be outside the body b / c the canal is open to the external environment at both end so It digests food and absorbs the digested fragment so Organs include MouthS S Pharynx SS Esophagus SS StomachS S Small intestine Large intestine. Accessory digestive organ so Organs include Teeth SS TongueS S Gall bladder Salivary glands L...
  • Digestion Of A Ham Sandwich
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    As I look at the ham sandwich sitting on the plate before me, I start to feel queasy with disgust. The slab of ham is laced with fat. The white solid stuff is just sitting there, taunting me. Daring me to eat it. The bread is stale, crumbling, falling apart. I know that as soon as I pick up the sandwich, the bread is going to disintegrate in my fingers, leaving me with nothing but the malicious ham. No, I think to myself. I will not eat this sandwich. I just cannot bring myself to put this, this...
  • Inside Of The Stomach's Muscular Wall
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    The Stomach Outline: The stomach is the organ which digests the food in humans and most animals. some animals, though, have two divisions in digesting foods like birds and ruminants. A ruminant is an even toed animal which regurgitates and masticates its food after swallowing. Their stomach has three chambers, and some of the animals are cattle, goat, deer, antelope, and giraffe, which have four stomach chambers. The outer surface of the stomach is smooth, and the inside is a crumbled up layer c...
  • Digested Food
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    Does anyone ever wonder what happens to food once is leaves the fork and enters the mouth? Most likely no one does but it is all very important to the body that everything works in the digestive system. From basic functions, the path and diseases of the digestive system are vital to daily life. So let's take a journey through the digestive system. There are many functions of the digestive system, which is also called the alimentary canal or the gastrointestinal tract. All the work begins when fo...
  • Painful Resurgence Of Stomach Acid
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    An antacid is a medication taken by mouth for the purpose of relieving pain associated with acid indigestion, ulcers, and heartburn. The name anti-acid literally means opposite acid; with respect to the pH scale (which will be discussed later), the opposite of an acid is a base, so it is not surprising to learn that commercially sold antacids are basic, or alkaline. They work by neutralizing excess stomach acids created during the digestive process. Although over-the-counter antacids are general...
  • Process Breaks Up The Food
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    It Digestive Process Digestive Process It is in the mouth, that the Thanksgiving feast begins its journey through the fabulous digestive system. It is here that the lips, cheeks and tongue, carefully position the food that the teeth will chew. This chewing process breaks up the food, this being a part of mechanical digestion. While the teeth grind up the turkey and tasty stuffings, the salivary glands begin emitting enzymes, these enzymes being contained in saliva. This saliva helps to dissolve ...

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