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    Fat absorption in the human GI tract

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    Short description of how fat is absorbed in the GI tract and how it enters the bloodstream is briefly exemplified.

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    Discuss the normal physiology of fat digestion and absorption and its relationship to malabsorption syndromes.
    ? Digestion Site: small intestine
    ? Enzymes: lipases
    ? Fat is pretreated with bile salts (in duodenum)
    ? Have polar and nonpolar regions to emulsify fat
    ? Increases number of triglyceride ...

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    The expert discusses how fat is absorbed in the GI tract. How it enters the bloodstream is briefly exemplified.

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