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Human Digestive System

Human Digestive System

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Tags: science   biology   rst.6-8.4   rst.9-10.4   rst.11-12.4   common core  

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Tongue
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muscular organ that perceives taste and facilitates swallowing
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Saliva
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watery fluid that lubricates food and contains enzymes to begin starch digestion
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Pharynx
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passage between the mouth and esophagus
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Esophagus
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tube that uses muscular contractions to push chewed food into the stomach
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Stomach
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muscular pouch that partially digests food by mechanically mixing it with acids and enzymes
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Pancreas
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organ that secretes a fluid mixture into the small intestine to neutralize acid and aid digestion
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Rectum
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muscular structure that receives and holds solid waste until ready for excretion
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Anus
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opening at the end of the digestive tract that controls excretion of solid waste
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Salivary glands
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set of organs that secrete saliva and enzymes into the mouth
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Large intestine (also called colon)
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organ that absorbs water from undigested food matter and transmits waste for excretion
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Small intestine
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organ that finalizes breakdown of food and absorbs nutrients into the blood stream
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Teeth
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Tears and grinds your food
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Villi
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Sponge like projections that help absorb nutrients
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Peristalisis
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muscular motion that pushes food along
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