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The Digestive System




The Digestive System;Utilizing knowledge from your learning and assigned readings, respond to the following questions;Identify and describe the six major processes involved in gastrointestinal activity.;What role do hormones play in hunger and satiety?;Outline the usual pathway for digestion and absorption of triglycerides (fats).;Explain the role of the hormones cholecystokinin and secretin in regulating the release of bile and pancreatic juices.;Why is it necessary for the stomach contents to be so acidic? How does the stomach protect itself from digestion?;Identify three ways the small intestine is modified to increase the surface area for digestion and absorption.


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