Digestive System Crossword

Created
May 3, 2016
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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

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Human Digestive System Crossword

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Jun 29, 2016
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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

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The Digestive System Crossword

Created
Mar 1, 2016
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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

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The Digestive System Word Search

Created
Dec 8, 2016
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Word Search
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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

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Digestive system Crossword

Created
May 30, 2016
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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

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Digestive system Crossword

Created
May 22, 2016
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Crossword
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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

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The Digestive System Crossword

Created
Mar 27, 2016
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These chew food teeth
These help break down carbohydrates and other food. Found in the head salivary glands
absorbs nutrients and minerals from food small intestine
a narrow tube-shaped pouch next to the large intestine and located in the lower right side of the abdomen appendix
These are in the small intestine, look like plush carpet villi
allows your body to use sugar insulin
This helps with digestion. It breaks down fats into fatty acids bile
waste leaves body through this rectum
This body parts 's job is to absorb water from the remaining leftovers large intestine
produces digestive juices to further break down food after it has left the stomach. pancreas
a pear-shaped, hollow pouch located under the liver gall bladder
receives food from the esophagus, it gives acid and enzymes that digest food stomach
produces proteins that are important in blood clotting liver
a "passage way" for food from the mouth to the stomach esophagus
plays an important role in digestion by making sure that food goes down the esophagus throat

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Digestion Crossword

Created
Nov 15, 2016
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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

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Digestive system Crossword

Created
Feb 8, 2017
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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

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Digestive System Crossword

Created
Dec 6, 2016
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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

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The Human Body Crossword

Created
May 11, 2016
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Crossword
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The ________ system consists of bones and the ligaments that secure the bones at joints Skeletal
The ________ system comprises both fixed and movable joints Articular
The ________ system includes the skeletal muscles that move the skeleton, the face, and other structures of the body, and give form to the body. Cardiac muscle pumps blood through the heart Muscular
The ________ system consists of the four-chambered heart; arteries conducting blood to the tissues; capillaries through which nutrients, gases, and molecular material pass to and from the tissues Cardiovascular
The ________ system is a system of vessels assisting the veins in recovering the body's tissue fluids and returning them to the heart. Lymph nodes filter lymph throughout the body Lymphatic
The ________ system consists of impulse-generating and impulse conducting tissue organized into a central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), and a peripheral nervous system(nerves) Nervous
The ________ system consists of glands that secrete chemical agents (hormones) into the tissue fluids and blood, affecting the function of multiple areas of the body Endocrine
The ________ system consists of the skin, which is provided with many glands, sensory receptors, vessels, immune cells, antibodies, and layers of cells and keratin that resist environmental factors Integumentary
The ________ system consists of the upper (nose through larynx) and lower respiratory tract (trachea through the air spaces of the lungs). Most of the tract is airway; only the air spaces (alveoli) Respiratory
The ________ system consists of an alimentary canal and glands. It performs the breakdown, digestion, and assimilation of food as well as excretion of the residua. Glands include the liver Digestive
Stones that are formed when you don't drink enough water; have to pass them to get them out Kidney stones
Parts of the kidney that filter the blood and remove waste Nephrons
Releases saliva to moisten food and begin chemical digestion Salivary gland
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
The way in which clean blood returns to the body Renal vein
Breaks down the food into smaller substances (ex: chewing) Mechanical digestion
Produces digestive juices called bile that breaks down fat Liver
Produces pancreatic enzymes to aid in breaking down food Pancreas
Digestion is completed here once food travels from the stomach; long but narrow in diameter Small intestine
The first 10-12 inches of the small intestine where nutrients for the body are absorbed and delivered to the bloodstream Duodenum

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