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  • The breakdown of carbohydrates by salivary amylase into sugars.
  • S1 Mouth

    1. 1. Organs of our Digestive System<br />Mouth<br />Esophagus<br />Stomach<br />Small intestine<br />Large intestine<br />
    2. 2. The start of our digestive tract?<br />Mouth <br />
    3. 3. What happens in the Mouth?<br /><ul><li>Food is being broken down</li></ul>Our teeth breaks down food into smaller pieces that are easier to be swallowed.<br />
    4. 4. What happens in the Mouth?<br /><ul><li> Production of saliva</li></ul>Saliva lubricates food.<br />It contains mucin which softens the food and enzyme salivary amylase to break down cooked starch into maltose.<br />
    5. 5. What happens in the Mouth?<br /><ul><li> Sense of Taste</li></ul>Tongue contains thousands of taste buds, able to recognize four basic kinds of taste<br />

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