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1

What is the function of the gizzard to

To pulverize food using ingested pebbles

2

What happens when food entered the mouth

Saliva and amylase

3

What happens in the esophagus

Peristaltic movement

4

What happens in the stomach

Hcl
Intrinsic factors
Pepsinogen

5

What happens in small intestine

Duodenum
Jejunum
Ileum

6

What happens in large intestine

Colon

7

How is pancreatic fluid secreted

Through pancreatic duct unto duodenum

8

What are trypsin and chymotrypsin used for

Proteins into smaller polypeptides species

9

What is pancreatic anylasevused for

Polysaccharide into shorter sugars with

10

What does bicarbonate neutralize

Acidic chyme

11

What does reticulum allow

Animals to regurgitate and reprocess particulate matter

12

What is omasum used for

Mechanical processing and then padded mass to true stomach

13

What is abomssum

Where digestive enzyme lysozyme. Breaks down bacteria to release nutrients

14

What is vitamin k used for

Blood clotting

15

What do mammals rely on intestinal bacteria for

Synthesizing vitamin k

16

How do birds get vitamin k

From their diet