the pouch-like beginning portion of the large intestine
muscular tube, extending from mouth to anus
wavelike motion of muscles used to propel food through the digestive system
muscular organ used in digestion to move food around the mouth
prevents stomach contents from moving back into the esophagus
pear-shaped organ that stores bile
semi-fluid paste of food particles and gastric juice
J-shaped, pouch-like organ
the 1st portion of the small intestine
portion of the colon that goes across
tube that connects the pharynx to the stomach
s-shaped portion of the colon
enzyme that breaks down fats
enzyme that breaks down starches
the heaviest internal organ
double-layered fold of peritoneal membrane supporting the blood vessels and nerves going to and from intestinal wall
salivary glands located anterior to the ear
process of breaking down food into smaller pieces in the mouth
sphincter that controls the emptying of the stomach into the small intestine
the mid portion of the small intestine
tiny projections of the mucous membrane in the small intestine
sphincter between the small and large intestines
narrow tube with a closed end attached to the cecum
made up of nondigested materials, water, electrolytes, mucus, shed intestinal cells, and bacteria
pepsinogen reacts with hydrochloric acid to make this enzyme
region of the stomach used as temporary storage
enzyme that breaks down proteins into polypeptides

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