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The portion of the GI tract running from the stomach to the anus GUT
The soupy mixture of food and secretions CHYME
An opening that permits to any waste to leave the body ANUS
The digestive system begins with it ORAL CAVITY
Swallowed food enters here GI TRACT
There is another one, with the same name, but bigger SMALL INTESTINE
It does consume when you drink too much alcohol LIVER
When you hold your urine, it fills BLADDER
It's red and it flows into your veins BLOOD
Food enters here, in here you have your teeth and tongue and you use it to speak MOUTH
The first part of large intestine COLON
Releases small amounts of chyme PYLORIC VALVE
synonymous of mandible JAWBONE
a narrow tube that travels through the thorax to the abdomen ESOPHAGUS
It’s a part of the small intestine that starts with D DUODENUM
A tonically contracted sphincter that keeps pancreatic fluid and bile from entering the small intestine SPHINCTER OF ODDI
terminal section of the large intestine RECTUM
Length of the digestive system from mouth to anus 450 centimeters
the move- ment of substances from the lumen of the GI tract to the ex- tracellular fluid ABSORPTION
is the chemical and mechanical breakdown of foods into smaller units that can be taken across the intestinal epithelium into the body. DIGESTION

The Digestive System Crossword

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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

Digestive System Crossword

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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

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

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

Opening for digestive system Mouth
Type of digestion that uses the teeth Mechanical
Releases enzymes to break down food Saliva
Carries food from mouth to stomach Esophagus
Around 20ft long Small intestine
About five feet long absorbs water and minerals large intestine
Infection of the liver Hepatitis
Enlarged section of the alimentary canal, between the esophagus and the small intestine Stomach
Largest gland in the body Liver
External opening of the anal canal Anus
Small sac near liver Gall bladder
Gland that is dorsal to stomach Pancreas
Structures in the mouth that physically break down food by chewing Teeth
Glands of mouth that produce Silvia Salivary glands
First part of the small intestine connects the pylorus and the jejunum Duodenum
Thick sticky fluid decorated by mucous membrane Mucous
Varicosu veins of the anal canal or anus Hemorrhoid
Blood vessel that carries blood away from heart Arteries
Tiny blood vessel that connects a arterioles and venuoes and allows for exchange for nutrients and gases Capillaries
Type of fat in blood. Received from eating foods such as butter, meat, eggs, etc. Cholesterol

Digestive System Crossword

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Description

a slippery liquid that makes food easy to swallow and helps break the food down Saliva
muscle in your mouth that is used for pushing food around Tongue
the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth Esophagus
the tube after the small intestine where liquid is absorbed Large Intestine
The region of the small intestine where the majority of digestion and absorption take place Duodenum
this produces bile that goes into the small intestine and help digest the food Liver
a long folded tube inside the body attached to the stomach where nutrients in the food are absorbed Small Intestine
a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body Digestive System
after being swallowed, food goes to this place where it is mixed with acid Stomach
Releases enzymes that aid in Digestion while also regulating blood sugar Pancreas
these are used to chew food Teeth
Ball of chewed food that is swallowed Bolus
Enzyme that begins to break down starch in the mouth Amylase
another name for the Large Intestine Colon
name of the acid found in your stomach Hydrochloric Acid
enzyme that breaks down protein Pepsin
the end of the gastrointestinal tract where waste is ejected out of the body Anus
place where waste is stored until ready to be egested Rectum
yellowish-brown substance that digests fats (lipids) Bile
where bile is stored until ready to be used Gall Bladder

The Digestive System Crossword

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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 Puzzle Crossword

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Description

What is the first organ your food enters? Esophagus
Stomach acid and enzymes turns food into a paste called what? Chyme
What do fatty foods enter? Duodenum
After absorbing all watering and passing through the colon what's left? Stool
Having a high fiber diet helps prevent what? Constipation
What's a healthy bacteria that's present in your digestive tract? Probiotics
Staying hyderated helps dissolve fats and ____________ __________? Soluble fibers
What slows down the digestive process? Fatty Foods
It is important to break food down into what? Nutrients
Water, electrolytes and waste products are left in what organ? Small Intestine
The liver produces __________ to digest fats. Bile
What breaks down proteins, carbohydrates, and fats with enzymes Pancreas
what organ was mentioned that you don't need? Appendix
Plant fiber and dead cells shed from the lining of the what? Digestive Tract

Digestive system Crossword

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Description

a long folded tube inside the body attached to the stomach where nutrients in the food are absorbed small intestine
a part of your throat that acts like a gateway sending air into the lungs and food down into the stomach pharynx
the place where waste is stored before it leaves the body rectum
the tube that connects the stomach to the mouth esophagus
muscle in your mouth that is used for pushing food around tongue
after being swallowed, food goes to this place where it is mixed with acid Stomach
the tube after the small intestine where liquid is absorbed Large Intestine
these are used to chew food Teeth
a slippery liquid that makes food easy to swallow and helps break the food down Saliva
this produces bile that goes into the small intestine and help digest the food Liver
Another name for the large intestine Colon
External GI tract opening at end of the anal canal. Anus
The region of the small intestine where the majority of digestion and absorption take place DUODENUM
The longest section of the small intestines, also the middle section JEJUNUM
A sac like structure on the inferior side of the liver that stores and concentrates bile. GALL BLADDER
A small blind tube, containing lymph nodules, attached to the cecum is called the ___ appendix VERMIFORM
The multitude of finger like projections found in the small intestine folds that contain cells of secretion and absorption. Villi
Glands that secrete digestive enzymes and mucus into the oral cavity. SALIVARY
A complex organ located in the curvature of the duodenum composed of both endocrine and exocrine tissue. PANCREAS
The alternate contractions and relaxation of the longitudinal and circular layers of smooth muscle in the GI tract. PERISTALSIS
A muscular tube about 9 meters long that passes through the body's ventral cavity. ALIMENTARY
is the uppermost and largest region of the coxal bone, ilium
the fleshy, flexible part toward the back of the roof of the mouth. soft plate
the bony front part of the palate. hard plate
a group of organs working together to convert food into energy and basic nutrients to feed the entire body. digestive system

The Human Digestive System Crossword

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The organ responsible for producing bile Liver
The glands found in the mouth salivary glands
The stomach produces this acid Hydrochloric Acid
The long tube connecting the mouth to the stomach oesophagus
Faeces is temporarily stored here Rectum
__________________________ break down food in the stomach enzymes
From the stomach food goes into the ___________________________ small intestine
Bacteria break down food here _____________________ Large intestine
Temporarily stores bile gall bladder
Produces powerful digestive juices pancreas
A ring of muscles at the end of the digestive system anus