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Mechanical digestion in the mouth results in a ball of food that can be swallowed. What is this ball of food called?
What is the name for the rhythmic contractions or muscle movements of the esophagus?
Why is it important that our mouth be wet or moist in order to taste food?
A. Lower portion of the pharynx and it prevents food from entering the wind pipe
What is the name of the enzyme that begins the digestion of polysaccharides?
What is the mixture called that is released from the stomach into the duodenum?
What is the name of the structure that prevents the acid in your stomach from coming up your esophagus?
A. Peptic cells secrete pepsinogen which is activated by HCl to become pepsin
Bile helps counteract the pH of digested lipids. Would the bile be an acid or a base?
Which muscle separates the thoracic cavity from the abdominal cavity?
Name the microstructure that increases the surface area in the small intestine
Why is the buildup of cellulose important in the colon / large intestine?
Identify unique features of skeletal muscle that differentiate it from other muscle types