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what is the gastrointerstinal system? it also known as the digestive system. It stretches from the mouth to the anus. It comprises of organs that digest and eliminate food
How is food moved through the digestive system? food is moved by peristalis.
Describe the mouth and its function in digestion? digestion starts in the mouth. Food mixes with saliva and starts breaking down into simple sugars
what is the role of the stomach in digestion? once food reaches the stomach, it is churned and mixed with digestive juices forming chyme.

what is the gastrointerstinal system?

How is food moved through the digestive system?

Describe the mouth and its function in digestion?

what is the role of the stomach in digestion?

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