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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 The Esophagus The Pancreas The Stomach The Small Intestine The Liver The Rectum The Mouth Located in the throat nearthe trachea or windpipe, it receives food from the mouth when a person swallows and delivers it to the stomach Although considered a gland,it secretes chemicals to produce bile needed to digest fats,also detoxifies harsh chemicalslike drugs and alchol This organ secretes enzymes into the first part of the small intestine, it also breaks downprotein, fats, and carbs, produces salivary and pancreatic amylase It has three sections, duodenum, jejunum, and ileum it uses the enzymes secreted by the pancreas and bile from the liver, the contents start out semi-solid but end in liquid form 8" inch chamber that connects the colon to the anus, when anything comes into the rectum it send sensors to the brain, the brain then decideswhether it should be released or not Structure & Function: Body: The Digestive System Complex processing food into nutrients for the body's source of energy, for homeostasis regulation to be successful the food needs to be manipulated and transformed The Steps The beginning of the digestive tract, chewing breaks down the food, saliva makes it easier to swallow Hollow, muscular organ it holds food while it is being combined with enzymes that make the food into a more usable form, cells that line the organ are responsible forsecreting the strong acid that breaks done food The Large Intestine Structure & Function: Structure & Function: Structure & Function: Structure & Function: Structure & Function: Structure & Function: also known as the colon,it connects the small intestine to the rectum, the appendix is also connected to this organmainly responsible for processingwaste and getting rid of anythingleft over from the digestive process Specialized StructuresRugae: inner layer of stomach, allows stomach to expand when neededVilli: epithelial lining of intestinal wall, it increases surface area for walls for absorptionMicro villi: apical surface of some epithelial cells, minimizes any increase in volumeand increase in surface area of cells
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