Digestive system Breaks down food so it can diffuse into the cells.
Salivary glands Pharynx Tongue Esophagus Mouth and Throat
Liver Pancreas Stomach Gall bladder Large intestine/ Colon Small intestine Rectum Anus The stomach down…..
Mouth Esophagus Stomach Small Intestine Large Intestine The organs food passes through.
Mouth Mechanical digestion – teeth - chewing Chemical digestion – saliva - breaks the proteins apart. Mouth
Stomach – • mixes food by peristalsis. • proteins continue to digest. • absorbs water, sugar, and medicine. Stomach
Small Intestines: • Most digestion occurs here. • Digestive enzymes come from the pancreas. • Bile comes from the liver and gall bladder. Small Intestines
Large Intestine/Colon • Absorbs excess water. • Absorbs vitamin K made by the bacteria in your intestines! • (This is a helpful relationship between you an the bacteria. Bacteria gets food and a home; you get vitamin K) Large Intestine
Where does the digested food go? • Its is off to our cells and • the mitochondria. Food Food Food Digested food Food Food Food Large Intestine
O2 Food Food Food O2 O2 Food From the blood to the mitochondria
Energy is released!!!! Food/Glucose C6H12O6 H2O Water Carbon dioxide CO2 Oxygen O2 Cellular Respiration Happens!