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    The Digestive System and its Functions

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    Explain the function of each one as it relates to digestion and absorption. Explanations must be written as complete sentences.

    Stomach
    Pyloric sphincter
    Liver
    Gallbladder
    Pancreas
    Villi
    Appendix
    Rectum
    Anus.

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    Stomach-The stomach is where the food is kept while it is mixed with enzymes for easier processing. The stomach helps with distributing the food throughout the body by breaking down food particles in a way that allows them to be easily absorbed into the blood stream.

    Pyloric sphincter-The pyloric sphincter is located between the stomach and the small intestine. Its function is to retain or release food as it passes between these two organs.

    Liver-The main job of the liver is to break down the nutrients that ...

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    The Digestive System and its functions as it relates to digestion and absorption.

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