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The Human Digestive System

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The Human Digestive System


This activity contains 5 questions.

Question 1
1 Most mechanical processing of food occurs in the _____.
 
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Question 2
2 Which lists the major segments of the alimentary canal in the correct order?
 
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Question 3
3 Several important enzymes and other secretions aid in digestion as food moves down the alimentary canal, as follows:
  • in the oral cavity, salivary amylase helps break down _____;
  • in the stomach, pepsin helps break down _____;
  • and in the small intestine, bile helps break down _____.
 
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Question 4
4 Absorption of food monomers occurs primarily in the _____.
 
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Question 5
5 Chyme enters the small intestine from the stomach. At this point, _____.
 
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