Type
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Description

Large food particles are broken to smaller particles Digestion
The type of digestion where food is physically broken down to smaller particles Mechanical
The type of digestion where enzymes are involved chemical
The semi-liquid product of digestion that leaves the stomach chyme
the tongue rolls food into a mass called the .... bolus
Another name for chewing mastication
Enzymes that will break down meat that you eat Proteases
A name of an enzyme that breaks down starch Amylase
Enzymes that will help break down butter Lipases
The phase of digestion where there is only chemical digestion Intestinal
The movement of food along the oesophagus Peristalsis
One of the end products of lipid digestion Glycerol
Proteins that speed up chemical reactions Enzymes
Stores enzymes needed for digestion Pancreas

Digestion Crossword

Type
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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

Digestive system Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

The Digestive System Crossword

Type
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

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

Enzymes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What substance made by living beings acts as a catalyst to bring about a biochemical reaction? enzyme
What is the substance in which an enzyme acts on? substrate
What is it called when a substrate molecule interacts with the active site of an enzyme? enzyme substrate complex
What is the place where an enzyme and a substrate molecule react? active site
What is the perfect temperature, light and moisture for growth and reproduction called? optimum
What is the name for destroying the properties of molecule by heat or acidity? denature
what is the acidity or alkalinity of a solution called? ph
What describes the intensity of heat in the atmosphere or a substance? temperature
What is the enzyme in your mouth called? amylase
What is the digestive enzyme that breaks down proteins into amino acids? pepsin
What is the enzyme in the pancreas that digests fat? lipase
What is the process of breaking down food called? digestion

Digestion and Absorption Crossword

Type
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Description

_____ begins with smell and taste and is under involuntary control digestion
Cholecystokinin, gastric inhibitory peptide, secretin, and _____ represent the four hormones that regulate digestion. gastrin
The breakdown of complex structures into smaller ones is known as _____ reaction. catabolic
pH and _____ affects enzymes rate of reactions temperature
_____ moves water through a selectively permeable membrane Osmosis
Equal in cell and solution Isotonic
More particles in solution Hypertonic
More particles in the cell and less in the solution Hypotonic
_____ refers to the concentration of particles in solution osmolality
This process occurs when substances cannot move across cell membranes (hint: two words) Active Transport
Sodium potassium pump is important for ____ function Nerve
The byproduct of stomach contents and digestive juices Chyme
This part of the small intestines is where most of the digestion occurs Jejunum
This rhythmic contraction moves the bolus of food down the esophagus peristalsis
Bulk transport occurs by endocytosis and _____ exocytosis
____ is produced by the liver Bile
Bile is stored and secreted by the _____ gallbladder

Digestive system Crossword

Type
Crossword
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 Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

parotid
sublingual
sigmoid
vitamins
villi
tongue
teeth
taste
swallow
sour
sweet
bitter
salty
salivary glands
saliva
rectum
pharynx
pancreas
mouth
mastication
lubrication
liver
large intestine
jejunum
intestines
ileum
hard palate
grinding
glands
gallbladder
food
feces
esophagus
enzymes
duodenum
digestive
descending colon
colon
chew
cecum
bolus
bile
ascending colon
anus
alimentary canal
acid
absorption

Digestive System Crossword

Type
Crossword
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

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