DIGESTION

Digestive Glands | Liver | DIGESTION OF FOOD

Digestive Glands The digestive glands associated with the alimentary canal include the salivary glands, the liver and the pancreas. Saliva is mainly produced by three pairs of salivary glands, the parotids (cheek), the sub[1]maxillary/sub-mandibular (lower jaw) and the sub-linguals (below the tongue). These glands situated just outside the buccal cavity secrete salivary juice into the …

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DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION | Alimentary canal | Small Intestine | Large Intestine

DIGESTION AND ABSORPTION Food is one of the basic requirements of all living organisms. The major components of our food are carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Vitamins and minerals are also required in small quantities. Food provides energy and organic materials for growth and repair of tissues. The water we take in, plays an important role …

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