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The stomach contains gastric glands which release digestive acids to create a low pH environment (pH ~2) · The acidic environment functions to denature proteins ...

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The stomach has several functions. It's a storage organ; it's a mixing bag (where more digestive enzymes are added to the food); and it's a regulator valve that ....

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Aug 31, 2014 ... The mouth and oesophagus; The stomach; The small intestine; Pancreas; Liver ... These bacteria play an important role in healthy digestion.

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Hydrochloric acid does not directly function in digestion: it kills microorganisms, lowers the stomach pH to between 1.5 and 2.5; and activates pepsinogen.

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Your stomach is a short-term food storage facility. Find out how it ... Physical description: A J-shaped elastic sac which is the widest part of your digestive system

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Digestion is important for breaking down food into nutrients, which the body uses ... D, E, and K. Each vitamin has a different role in the body's growth and health.

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Oct 2, 2019 ... In the mouth, stomach, and small intestine, the mucosa contains tiny ... instance, nerves and blood) play a major role in the digestive system.

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The digestive system has three main functions ... takes place mainly in the mouth and stomach.

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The small intestine plays a vital role in chemical digestion and water absorption. ... Food enters the mouth and is pushed down the esophagus, into the stomach, ...

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Stomach. Functions: store food; initiate digestion of proteins; kill bacteria with the strong acidity (low pH of the gastric juice); make chyme. Parts of the stomach:.