organ systems lab
Mouth :Mechanical digestion = chewing and Chemical digestion = enzymes found in saliva
Epiglottis: Small flap that closes over the opening of the respiratory system when swallowing, preventing food from entering the airway.
Esophagus : Muscular tube connecting the mouth to the stomach
Liver :Produces bile, a substance that helps break down fats
Gall Bladder: Stores bile produced by the liver
Stomach :Muscular pouch like organ where involuntary muscular churning and chemical digestion occurs