Anatomy Exam 4

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2 groups of the digestive system alimentary canal and digestive accessory organs
accessory organs of the digestive system teeth, tongue, gallbladder, salivary glands, liver, pancreas
six essential processes of the digestive system ingestion,Propulsion, mechanical breakdown (physical digestion) we don’t change anything but the size.Digestion (chemical digestion) breaking down carbohydrates, proteins, etc. into smaller molecules
absorption- picking up digested things and putting it
what do mechanoreceptors and chemoreceptors most readily respond to?