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Digestion and the Structure and Function of the Gut (Karger Continuing Education Series, Vol 8)

D. F. Magee

Digestion and the Structure and Function of the Gut (Karger Continuing Education Series, Vol 8)

by D. F. Magee

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Published by S. Karger AG (Switzerland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Histology,
  • Human biology,
  • Life Sciences - Human Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Human Digestive System,
  • Human Histology,
  • Science

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages360
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12929695M
    ISBN 103805542046
    ISBN 109783805542043

    1) Mechanical digestion refers to A) the progressive dehydration of indigestible residue. B) the input of food into the digestive tract. C) the enzymatic breakdown of food. D) the absorption of nutrients in the gut. E) the effects of chewing, churning, and segmentation. Although a minimal amount of carbohydrate digestion occurs in the mouth, chemical digestion really gets underway in the stomach. An expansion of the alimentary canal that lies immediately inferior to the esophagus, the stomach links the esophagus to the first part of the small intestine (the duodenum) and is relatively fixed in place at its esophageal and duodenal ends.

      Cells, Tissues, Organs, Organ Systems - Biology - Science - Get That C In your GCSE and IGCSE - Duration: Christopher Thornton , views. The Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food are delighted to announce the release of their new e-recipe book, Using Food as Medicine: Exercise and the Gut. This new recipe book was developed as a practical guide on how to prevent or manage exercise-induced gastrointestinal syndrome.

    Protein Digestion. Proteins and polypeptides are digested by hydrolysis of the C-N bond. The proteolytic enzymes are all secreted in an inactive form, to prevent auto-digestion, and are activated in the lumen of the gut: by HCl in the case of the stomach pepsinogen; by enteropeptidase and trypsin in the case of the pancreatic enzymes. This was. The major nutrients required for a healthy diet are carbohydrates, proteins and lipids. The digestive system breaks down large molecules of food, which are then absorbed into the bloodstream.


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Digestion and the Structure and Function of the Gut (Karger Continuing Education Series, Vol 8) by D. F. Magee Download PDF EPUB FB2

The gastrointestinal tract is a hollow tube stretching from the oral cavity through the oesophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon, and rectum to the anal sphincter. Its function is the transport, digestion, and elimination of ingested material to supply nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and electrolytes that are essential for life, together with the protection of the rest of the body from Author: D.G.

Thompson. Get this from a library. Digestion and the structure and function of the gut. [Donal F Magee; Arthur F Dalley, II.]. A large part of protein digestion occurs in the stomach (Figure ).

The stomach is a saclike organ that secretes gastric digestive juices. Protein digestion is carried out by an enzyme called pepsin in the stomach chamber. The highly acidic environment kills many microorganisms in the food and, combined with the action of the enzyme pepsin.

Approximately 10 inches in length, it consists of three tissue layers consistent with the rest of the gut. Once in the proximal portion of theesophagus, the muscles of peristalsis begin propelling the food bolus through the esophagus into the stomach. Figure %: Peristalsis. Digestion and the Structure and Function of the Gut (Karger Continuing Education Series, Vol.

8) [Magee, D.F., Dalley II., A.F.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Digestion and the Structure and Function of the Gut (Karger Continuing Education Series, Vol.

8)Author: D.F. Magee, A.F. Dalley II. This selection of key presentations from the Food Structures, Digestion and Health conference is devoted to the unique and challenging interface between food science and nutrition, and brings together scientists across several disciplines to address cutting-edge research issues.

FROM THE PREFACE: The original purpose of the First Edition of Physiology of the Gastrointestinal Tract to collect in one set of volumes the most current and comprehensive knowledge in our field was also the driving force for the Fourth explosion of information at the cellular level, made possible in part by the continued emergence of powerful molecular and cellular techniques, has.

Digestive System of Cockroach: The digestive system, which is responsible for digestion and absorption of food materials, includes digestive canal or tract and diges­tive glands. (a) Digestive Tract: The tract is about cm in length.

It is divisible into three distinct regions: (i) Fore Gut, (ii). The jejunum is about meters (3 feet) long (in life) and runs from the duodenum to the ileum.

Jejunum means “empty” in Latin and supposedly was so named by the ancient Greeks who noticed it was always empty at death.

No clear demarcation exists between the jejunum and the final segment of the small intestine, the ileum. The function of the digestive system is digestion and absorption. Digestion is the breakdown of food into small molecules, which are then absorbed into the body.

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Chemical digestion, on the other hand, is a complex process that reduces food into its chemical building blocks, which are then absorbed to nourish the cells of the body. In this section, you will look more closely at the processes of chemical digestion and absorption.

The gastrointestinal tract (the gut) is composed of three microscopic layers. Each layer is important for either maintaining peristalsis--the squeezing motion of the intestine--or the digestive functions of the gut.

The innermost layer is the mucosa. The mucosa consists of specialized cells known as epithelial cells. Understanding how the gut works can help us keep things running more smoothly. The mouth and teeth break food down into manageable pieces and mixes these with saliva, which starts the digestive process.; The oesophagus is the conduit between the mouth and the stomach.

Swallowing initiates powerful muscular contractions that push food down into the stomach. Here is an overview of the structure and function of this complex system. Mouth The mouth is the beginning of the digestiveThe mouth is the beginning of the digestive tract; and, in fact, digestion starts here whentract; and, in fact, digestion starts here when taking the first bite of food.

Purchase Food Structures, Digestion and Health - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNStomach: The stomach is a sac-like structure and happens to be the most dilated part of the digestive system.

The primary function of the stomach is to collect and break down food. The stomach secretes gastric juice, which digests food like meat, eggs, and milk. However, gastric juice does not digest starch, sugars, and fats.

U nderstanding the structure of the GI tract is crucial for fully understanding how this part of the body works. Which leads to understanding what happens when it stops working. As I mentioned in the section on GI tract function, structure and function go hand in hand.

So you will notice that while this section might be built around discussing structure, I actually spend at least as much time. The digestive system of gastropods has evolved to suit almost every kind of diet and feeding pods (snails and slugs) as the largest taxonomic class of the mollusca are very diverse indeed: the group includes carnivores, herbivores, scavengers, filter feeders, and even parasites.

In particular, the radula is often highly adapted to the specific diet of the various group of. Digestive system The table shows the main structures and associated organs of the human alimentary canal.

(or gut), and their functions. Digestion and absorption are the primary phenomena that take place in the body after the ingestion of food. Majority of the digestion is accompanied with the help of enzymes and acidic environment provided in the stomach and intestine. Option b. is given as “stomach.” Proteins are digested by.

The function of saliva is to lubricate food as it is chewed and swallowed and salivary amylase begins the digestion of starch. Gastric juice secreted into the stomach from glands in its walls. Gastric juice contains pepsin that breaks down protein and hydrochloric acid to produce the acidic conditions under which this enzyme works best.Digestion is the breakdown of large insoluble food molecules into small water-soluble food molecules so that they can be absorbed into the watery blood certain organisms, these smaller substances are absorbed through the small intestine into the blood ion is a form of catabolism that is often divided into two processes based on how food is broken down: mechanical and MeSH: D  Gastrointestinal tract 2: the structure and function of the stomach 24 June, This article – the second in a six-part series on the gastrointestinal tract – describes the role of the stomach in chemical and mechanical digestion, regulation of hunger.