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alimentation

process of providing nutrition for the body

alimentum - to nourish

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the digestive system accomplishes its role through

ingestion, digestion, absorption, and elimination

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ingestion

oral intake of substances into the body

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digestion

mechanical and chemical conversion of food into substances that can eventually be absorbed by cells

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absorption

process in which the digested food molecules pass through the lining of the small intestine into the blood or lymph capillaries

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elimination

removal of undigested food particles

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defication

wastes removed from the body through the anus

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lact/o

milk

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-ose

sugar

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-ase

enzyme

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amyl/o

starch

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prote/o, protein/o

protein

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lip/o

fat

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carbohydrates

proteins

lipids

basic sourse of energy for human cells; includes sugars and starches

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enzymes

break down of nutrients into simpler substances

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lactose

milk sugar

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lactase

milk enzyme

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glucose

the eventual product of the digestion of sugars and starches

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amylase

enzyme that breaks down starch

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protease

proteinase

the effective enzyme that breaks down protein

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lipase

effective enzyme that breaks down fat

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-action

action or process

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bil/i, chol/e

bile

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cirrh/o

orange

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de-

down, from, reversing,or removing

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glycos/o

sugar

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-orexia

appetite

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-pepsia

digestion

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vag/o

vagus nerve

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viscer/o

viscera