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Digestive System Questions and Answers (Q&A)

There is also the Bile in the Small intestine, physically breaking the food apart through emulification, does that count as Mechanical digestion or not. Thanks!

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Breaks down the food we eat into nutrients for our body.

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It is created by the Liver, and secreted into the Gall Bladder for later use.

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The correct answer to this question is esophagus. Although the muscle is, and the function sounds easy, it can have many disorders. One is called esophagitis, which occurs when the esophagus becomes inflamed. Allergies can cause this condition to food, infections, and reflux.

The esophagus is about 8 inches long. When food is swallowed, it leaves the esophagus and then enters the stomach. Once this is done, it continues to the digestive tract. The saliva in our mouths is added to food and makes it easier for it to pass through the tube. Saliva is also used to break the food down.

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The large intestines remove the fecal matter from the body. It is the second to last stop in the digestive system. Technically, the fecal matter passes through the rectum to end its journey, but that’s part of the large intestine. The small intestine feeds into the large intestine. Both intestines strip the food of any vitamins and minerals, as well as most of the water, before passing it through the rectum.

The esophagus, on the other hand, is the long tube that connects your mouth to your stomach. It’s the second stop in the digestive system, and uses a method called peristalsis to move the food from your mouth to your stomach. It’s just the muscles in your esophagus pushing your food down systematically.

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The digestion ends in the small intestine. Some people assume that it ends in the anus but it is the anus from where the digested food is removed. The small intestine is in charge of breaking down some insoluble molecules to make sure that the body gets enough nutrients from the food.

The large intestine will only get rid of the excess water to make it easier for feces to be formed and removed through the anus. Digestion starts in the mouth with the help of the saliva. The food will go through the various digestive parts of the body and it will end when the food goes out of the small intestine.

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Those animals that don’t have backbones do not have livers either. Livers are organs that fulfill a certain purpose which is to help with the digestive process. It also creates bile and helps separate the fat from the needed items that the body uses.

It is located underneath the diaphragm which helps us breathe. The pancreas is another organ in the body that also helps with the digestive system. It delivers insulin and other hormones into the bloodstream. Besides the digestive process, it also controls the blood sugar in the body.

After the liver secretes its digestive juices, they have to be stored somewhere. The pancreas does just that until the juices are needed by the intestines. Then the process with digestion continues in the intestines.

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The large intestine is the answer to this question which means that A is the answer. The digestive system may be composed of different parts but it is the large intestine that is in charge of getting rid of the water and making the feces solid before they can be defecated.

Those that are removed from the body are considered to be useless. The large intestine is also known to have some major parts such as the cecum wherein the appendix is located. The second major part is known as the colon and this can be divided into three parts namely ascending, transverse, and descending. The last major part of the colon is known as the sigmoid.

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In the small intestine there is a section called the duodenum. It is the first section of the small intestine. It is the shortest part of the small intestine. In humans it is a tube that is jointed and it is hollow. It begins with what is called the duodenal bulb. It ends with the suspensory muscle. There are four parts to it. The first part is superior to the rest of the four segments. It is slightly dilated. It is connected to the liver. The second part is the descending part.

The third part is horizontal. The fourth part ascends. It is at the vertebral level. The duodenum has a function of breaking down food using enzymes. Ulcers are common in the duodenum caused by bacteria and infection.

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