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hythmic movements in the oesophagus that help move food down, are called: Peristalsis
Inflammation of the gum: Gingivitis
The bone that forms the lower jaw: Mandible
The muscle found in the tongue is: Striated
The structure at the entrance to the stomach: cardiac sphincter
When food has been broken down in the stomach it is called: chyme
Herbivores have a large one of these: Caecum
Food is prevented from entering the trachea by the: Epiglottis
The crown of a tooth is made of: Enamel
Breaks down starch Amylase

Digestive system Crossword

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Description

Damage and scarring of the liver Cirrhosis
A round mass of chewed food before swallowing Bolus
An accessory organ that secretes many enzymes essential fod food digestion Pancreas
Projections that maximize absorption in the walls of the intestine. Villi
Partially digested food in the stomach Chyme
Involuntary waves of muscle contraction Peristalsis
The end of the large intestine where waste is in solid form before eliminated Rectum
Largest organ in the body that secretes bile Liver
Fluid that helps in chemical digestion in the mouth. Saliva
A muscular tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach. Esophagus
Substance that neutralizes stomach acidity Antacid
A digestive juice that is secreted by the liver Bile
An abnormal frequent flow of loose and watery stools. Diarrhea
A pear-shaped organ that store bile Gallbladder
Prevents chyme in the stomach from going into the esophagus. Cardiac sphincter
The last and longest portion of the small intestine Ileum
An enzyme present in the mouth and pancreas that helps to digest carbohydrates Amylase
Another name of the digestive tract Alimentary canal
Carbohydrates that are composed of two monosaccharides Disaccharides
Enzyme that breaks down fats in food Lipase

Digestion Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A biological catalyst Enzyme
Pipe from mouth to stomach oesophagus
Breaks down starch amylase
Test for starch with this element iodine
Chewing is an example of what type of digestion? physical
A test for glucose Benedicts
These enzymes break down proteins protease
The name given to muscle contractions that force food through the digestive system peristalsis
These increase the surface area in the small intestine villi
Enzymes are responsible for this type of digestion chemical
Enzymes that digest fat lipase
This part of the intestine is no longer used in humans appendix
If amino acids are the monomers, what is the polymer? protein
What is absorbed in the large intestine? Water
This substance is made by the liver and helps dissolve fat bile
Faeces is stored here before egestion via the anus rectum

Nutrition and Digestion Crossword

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Description

Extract food suspended in water Suspension feeders
Live on or in food and eat through it Substrate feeders
Suck fluids from host, many are parasitic Fluid feeders
Ingest large pieces of food using diverse utensils Bulk feeders
Intake of food Ingestion
Mechanical and chemical breakdown Digestion
Cells lining digestive tract take in small molecules which travel in blood to other cells Absorption
Undigested material passes out of digestive tract Elimination
Digestive tube with two openings Alimentary canal
Throat, where food entering the mouth passes into, is blocked when you choke Pharynx
Bladelike, for biting Inscissors
Pointed teeth used for ripping apart food in crnivores Canines
Back teeth that grind and crush food Molars
A mucus and enzyme-containing liquid secreted by the mouth and makes food easier to swallow. Saliva
Converts starch to disaccharides Salivary amylase
Large ball of chewed, most food formed as you swallow Bolus
Rhythmic waves of contraction of smooth muscles in the walls of the digestive tract that propel it through the alimentary canal Peristalsis
A muscular ring like value that regulates the passage of food out of the stomach and into the small intestine Pyloric sphincter
Muscular organ covered in taste buds Tongue
Wind-pipe Trachea
Muscles of esophagus that contract above and below a bolus Esophageal sphincter
Voice box, controls the opening to the esophagus and trachea Larynx
A flap of cartilage and connective tissue that keeps food out of the travhea Epiglottis
Muscular tube that's conveys food blouses from the pharynx to the stomach o digestion here flexible, behind trachea, one foot long Esophagus
Pouch-like organ that temporarily stores food, does mechanical and chemical digestion, and times the foods release into small intestine Stomach
Made up of mucus , enzymes, and strong acid Gastric juice
Food stimulates cells to release this hormone into circulatory system, stimulating further secretion of gastric juice Gastrin

Digestive System Crossword

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Description

Nutrient molecules passed through the wall of your digestive system into your blood Absorption
Your teeth carry out the first role of ______ Mechanical digestion
___ is accomplished by enzymes Chemical digestion
The fluid released when your mouth waters is called ___ Saliva
A flap of tissue called the ___ seals off your windpipe, preventing the food from entering Epiglottis
The ___ is the last section of the digestive system Large Intestine
After food enters the ___, contractions of smooth muscles push the food towards the stomach Esophagus
___ is a thick, slippery substance produced by the body Mucus
The ___ is a j-shaped muscular pouch located in the abdomen Stomach
The ___ , which is located in the upper right portion of the abdomen, is the largest organ in the body Liver
___ is a substance that breaks up fat particles Bile
The large intestine ends in a short tube called the ___ Rectum
The ___, is a muscular opening at the end of the rectum Anus
Bile flows from the liver into the ___ Gallbladder
The ___ is a triangular organ that lies between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine Pancreas
The pancreas produces enzymes that flow into the small intestine and help break down ____, proteins, and fats Starches
Starches, ___, and fats Proteins
The small intestine helps break down ___ Fat
The lining of the small intestine is covered with millions of tiny finger shaped structures called ___ Villi
More professional wore for villi Villus

MSN 1-DIGESTIVE SYSTEM Worksheet

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Matching Worksheet
Description

Sphincter located at the lower end of the stomach Pyloric Sphincter
Small flap of tissue that closes Epiglottis
Enzyme that initiates the breakdown of starches to sugars Ptyalin
First part of the small intestine Duodenum
The final 6 to 8 inches of the colon Rectum
Wormlike, small blind tube attached to the cecum Appendix
Duct which leads from the liver Hepatic Duct
Mixture of food and gastric juice Chyme
Ligaments supporting the stomach Omentum
This organ secretes bile which is needed to break down fats Liver
This organ has a exocrine and endocrine function Pancreas
This enzyme changes starches to sugars Amylase
90% of food is absorbed here Small Intestine
This enzyme breaks down fats to fatty acids and glycerol Lipase
Proteins are also known as this Amino Acids
This nerve initiates the gastric juice production Vagus
Rhythmic movements of contractions that move food alone the digesstive tract Peristalsis
Carries food from mouth to the stomach Esophagus
Folds that line the stomach Rugae
This enzyme breaks down protein Pepsin
This organ stores bile Gallbladder

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Location where most nutrients are absorbed Small intestine
The tube that connects the mouth to the stomach Oesophagus
The process of moving food from the throat to the stomach using muscle movement peristalsis
The start of the digestive system Mouth
This organ removes toxins and produces a digestive liquid Liver
The digestive liquid that the liver creates Bile
The form of sugar the liver stores glycogen
The stomach contains this Acid
The stomach jobs is to do what to the food Breakdown
The organ that stores bile Gallbladder
The gall bladder released bile to help digest what Fat
This organ regulates blood glucose level in the body Pancreas
The pancreas makes what hormone insulin
This organ is responsible for getting rid of unwanted food Large intestine
The small and large intestine are ___________ Connected
The function of this organ is unknown Appendix
The part of the large intestine that holds unwanted food Rectum
The exit point of the digestive system Anus
Crush food with your teeth Chew
These are used to chew food Teeth
The digestive system breaks down food to get _________________ energy
Muscle in your mouth used to push food around Tongue
The mouth produces this liquid to help with digestion Saliva
The small intestine is broken into how many parts Three
We eat this to get our energy Food
The oesophagus is approximately how many cms long Twenty

The Digestive System Crossword

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Crossword
Description

chemical compounds that results from digestion od complex protein. Amino Acids
yellowish-brown to greenish fluid secreted by the liver and in the gallbladder; aids in fat digestion bile
another word for your intestine bowel
semisolid mass of partially digested food and gastric juices that passes from the stomach to the small intestine chyme
major portion of the large intestine colon
conversion of food into nutrients for the body and into waste products for relase from the body. digestion
protein that causes chemical charges in substances in the digestive tract enyme
part from the of alimentary canal from the pharynx to the stomach. esophagus
organ on lower suface of the liver ;stores bile gallbladder
place where reabsorbtion takes place large intestine
cavity in the face in which food and water is ingested mouth
digstive organ that secretes digestive fluids, endocrine gland that regulates blood sugar pancreas
bottom portion of large intestine: connected to the anal cavaity rectum
fluid secreted by salivary glands saliva
glands in the mouth that secrete fluids that aid in breaking down food salivary gland
passing of nutrients into the bloodsteam absorbtion
organ importantin digestive and metabolic system functions; secretes bile liver
coordinated, rythmic contractions of smooth muscel that forces food through the digestive tract. peristalsis
another word for feces stool
another word for pharynx throat
fleshy part of the mouth that moves food during mastication tongue
loose, watery stool diarrhea
feeling sick in the stomach nausea
cone-shaped projection hanging down from soft palate uvula
folds on stomach ining rugae

Human Digestive System Crossword

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Description

Finger-like structures on the small intestine villi
Part of digestive system, but not used for digestion Appendix
Ascending, Transversal, and Descending are part of what Large intestine
Muscular tube responsible for getting food to stomach Esophagus
Another name for digestive system Alimentary canal
Type of digestion responsible for physical processing of food Mechanical
One set of salivary glands Sublingular
This allows the passage of food to the esophagus Pharynx
Where are proteins chemically digested into chains of amino acids Stomach
First part of small intestine Duodenum
Produces bile and helps digest lipids Liver
Found under the liver, and it's only function is to store bile Gall Bladder
Temporarily stores feces before it is eliminated Rectum
Produces insulin and glucagon Pancreas
Ingestion, Digestion, Elimination, and what are the stages of food processing Absorption
This amylase is used to break down starches in the oral canal Salivary

Digestive system Crossword

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Description

What is the first part of the digestive system Mouth
Where are enzymes found Saliva
What is the process called for breaking down food into smaller pieces Chewing
Food is swallowed and travels into a tube called .... Oesophagus
What enters at the start of the digestive system Food
What are the rythmic muscle movements called to force food into the stomach Peristalsis
Where does the food go after the peristalsis process Stomach
Food is churned around in a .... Bath in the stomach Acid
Partly digested food then enters the .......... Small intestine
Where is the bile produced Liver
A small, sac like organ, stores and release bile into the small intestine Gall bladder
Enzymes from the .... Help break down carbohydrates Pancreas
After the smaller intestine the food enters the ...... Large intestine
What along with ions, minerals, vitamins is the the large intestine Water
Ions, minerals, vitamins and small organic molecules are ..... In the large intestine Absorbed
What is the lower part of the large intestine called Rectum
Where does the faeces exit the body Anus
A small sac close to the large intestine Appendix
What opens to let food in, then shut to stop food Shpincter
What creates a layer of lining on the stomach Mucus
What contains chemicals that start digestion of protein-found food Digestive juices
What is it called when the walls of the stomach contract and relax Mechanical digestion
What kills bacteria that could have entered with the food Hydrochloric acid
What is the inside of the small intestine covered in Villi

The Digestive System Crossword

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Description

to chew (food) mastication
constriction and relaxation of the muscles of the intestine peristalsis
virtually colorless acidic fluid secreted by the stomach glands gastric juices
greenish-brown alkaline fluid that aids digestion and is secreted by the liver bile
a lesion in the lining (mucosa) of the digestive tract peptic ulcer
a serious medical condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed and painful appendicitis
each of a set of hard, bony enamel-coated structures in the jaws teeth
muscular organ in the mouth of a mammal, used for tasting tongue
any of various glands that discharge a fluid secretion and especially saliva into the mouth cavity salivary glands
a flap of cartilage at the root of the tongue epiglottis
the membrane-lined cavity behind the nose and mouth pharynx
the part of the alimentary canal that connects the throat to the stomach esophagus
the internal organ in which the major part of the digestion of food occurs stomach
a large gland behind the stomach that secretes digestive enzymes pancreas
the cecum, colon, and rectum collectively large intestine
the part of the intestine that runs between the stomach and the large intestine small intestine
tube-shaped sac attached to and opening into the lower end of the large intestine appendix
the final section of the large intestine rectum
the opening at the end of the alimentary canal through which solid waste matter leaves the body anus