by Tyrethis Penrice
Develop a better understanding of the digestive system.
Name and describe the main organs.
The grade level is ninth/tenth grade.
DIGESTION: The Human Body
The digestive system plays a vital role in the functioning of the human body. It regulates the energy break down for the cells of the body. Without the digestive system, the cells of the body would not obtain the energy needed for proper functioning.
mouth, pharynx and esophagus
Write T for true and F for false.
10. A majority of the ____________ is made up of the cells that produce pancreatic juice.
|1. F||2. T||3. mouth||4. pharynx , stomach||5. gastric juices|
|6. villi||7. bile, gallbladder||8. bile||9. molecules||10. pancreas|
The digestive system is the process whereby food is changed into forms that body cells can use for proper function.
10 points for each correct answer. If two answers are needed, 5 points for each correct answer.
cell the basic and usually smallest unit of an organization.
absorption to take in and make part of an existent whole.
nutrient furnishing nourishment.
chyme the semi-fluid mass of partly digested food expelled by the stomach.
feces bodily waste discharged through the anus.
villi one of the minute finger-shaped processes of the mucous membrane of the small intestine that serve in absorption.
pigment a coloring matter especially in a cell.
molecule a tiny bit, particle.
enzyme any of numerous complex proteins that are produced by living cells.