GCSE Biology: Human Digestive System

Human Digestive System

Source

Ingestion: food is taken into the alimentary canal

Digestion: large nisoluble molecules are broken down into smaller soluble molecules

Absorption: small molecules are absorbed into the blood stream

Egestion: waste material passes out

Enzymes

Carbohydrases

Proteases

Lipases

  Amylase Pepsin Trypsin Lipase
Where producedSalivary glands and pancreasWalls of stomachPancreasPancreas
Where functionsMouthStomachSmall IntestineSmall Intestine
What they doBreak down of starchBreak down of proteinBreak down of proteinBreak down of fat