Organs of the Digestive Tract

Liver – produces bile -bile emulsifies fats in the small intestine; increases surface area of fat particles Gall Bladder – stores bile between meals – releases bile when food moves into the small intestine Pancreas – manufactures and releases bicarbonate to neutralize acid coming out of the stomach – basic environment inactivates pepsin – releases…

THE DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

There are many organs and structures that make up the Digestive system and these organs or parts have key functions or roles to play which could include one or more of these: DIGESTION – mechanically or chemically breaking macromolecules to smaller units Mechanical: large food molecules are shredded, torn and ground; this helps  to increase…