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Marie's Digestive System Powerpoint


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Marie's Digestive System Powerpoint

  1. 1. Marie Domingo<br />8-17<br />Digestive System<br />
  2. 2. Introduction<br />Break down food particles<br />Converting food particles into energy<br />Gets rid of toxic waste materials<br />Important system in our body<br />
  3. 3. Mouth<br />First step of the system<br />Produces salivary glands<br />Easier to chew and swallow<br />
  4. 4. Esophagus<br />Long tube between the mouth and throat<br />Transports food into the stomach<br />Uses muscle contractions <br />
  5. 5. Small Intestine<br />22 feet long tube packed inside your body<br />Breaks down food particles <br />Absorbs nutrients<br />
  6. 6. Large Intestine<br />5 feet long tube wider than the small intestine<br />Where waste food products enter and pushed out of your body<br />Process is called bowel movement<br />
  7. 7. Liver<br />Stores specific vitamins<br />Filters out toxic wastes from your body<br />Turned into a yellowish liquidbile<br />
  8. 8. Pancreas<br />Organ in your body containing enzymes<br />Enzymes produce cells which release 2 hormones<br />Two hormones called insulin and glucagon<br />
  9. 9. Bibliography<br />Information<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Pictures<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />