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Mechanism of Digestion

Digestion is a process of breaking down larger insoluble food particles into smaller water-soluble molecules that can be easily absorbed by the body cells.

  • Alimentary canal/Digestive tract/ Gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a continuous tube from mouth to anus.
  • Six basic processes performed by digestive system are:
    1. Ingestion: Taking

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