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Karen816 digestive system powerpoint


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Karen816 digestive system powerpoint

  1. 1. The Digestive System<br />By Karen Estanislao 8-16<br />
  2. 2. Digestive System<br />Breaks down food<br />Removes wastes<br />Takes time to happen<br />Helps give nutrients<br />
  3. 3. Mouth<br />All starts here<br />Helped by saliva <br />Chews, grinds, mixes food and swallows<br />
  4. 4. Liver<br />Produces a substance that break downs fat<br />Upper abdomen and right of the stomach<br />
  5. 5. Pancreas<br />Source of a powerful digestive enzymes<br />Breaks down fat, carbohydrates and proteins<br />Balance blood sugar in our body<br />
  6. 6. Stomach<br />Located at bottom of your chest<br />Accepts and stores food that enters <br />Breaks down the food for easier digestion <br />
  7. 7. Small Intestine<br />Digests fats, proteins and carbohydrates that you have eaten<br />Also known as a small bowel<br />has three sections, <br />
  8. 8. Large Intestine<br />Absorbs water again and balances the fluid of the body<br />Absorbs certain vitamins<br />Stores vitamins before thrown out<br />
  9. 9. Gallbladder<br />Store “bile,” (digestive liquid to help break down fats)<br />Connected to the liver <br />
  10. 10. Bibliography<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />