What are two accessory organs that help the small intestine digest food with their enzymes and bile?
The pancreas and gallbladder
The gallbladder and stomach
The liver and pancreas
The liver and gallbladder
What happens when there is to much pressure in the rectum?
Your waste remains there for two more days
Signals tell you that it's time to relieve yourself
Your waste starts to dissolve itself
Signals tell you that it's time to eat more food
What happens if you're not fully awake or get distracted while eating?
Your food could go down the trachea instead of the esophagus
You could throw up
Heartburn is actually caused in the small intestine.
What is food called once it reaches the esophagus?
What organ can store bile and can be removed without having any effects on the body?
What happens first?
The anus eliminates the waste.
The pharynx leads your food into the esophagus.
Salivary glands don't secrete enzymes for digestion.
The stomach periodically churns to break down food.
What helps separate the stomach from the small intestine?
Which of the following does not happen in the digestive system?
The salivary glands produce enzymes to help digest food.
The large intestine sucks water and salt from the waste before getting rid of it.
Food enters the liver to be partially broken down.
Food gets mainly digested in the small intestine.
Is the digestive system important for getting energy the body needs?