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

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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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