Essays Tagged: "Large intestine"

Lipids, Carbs and Protiens. letter form, great info, needs grammatical corrections!

starch. Starches take longer to break down, but obviously produce more energy.Proteins are another large molecule; they are made be repeating units of amino acids and have three purposes, as structur ... ess starts in the mouth, then goes to the esophagus, into the stomach, the small intestine, and the large intestine, then ends at the anus.Carbohydrates begin to breakdown in the mouth this is done wi ...

(5 pages) 72 0 3.7 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Functions of organs in the digestive system,(BASIC)

the abdomen, just below the diaphragm and has two main lobes. The liver is also known as a "gland".Large IntestinesThe large intestine absorbs fluids and recycles them into the blood stream and compa ... veryday.AppendixMost digestion takes place almost continuously in a watery, slushy environment. The large intestine absorbs water from its inner contents and stores the rest until it is convenient to ...

(2 pages) 115 0 4.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This essay is about the digestive system organs and functions. It covers information about the path food travels.

they are wrapped around. The main parts are the mouth, teeth, esophagus, stomach, small intestines, large intestines, colon, rectum, and anus. The pancreas, gallbladder, and liver are also key parts b ... es for 3 to 6 hours while this absorption process is taking place. After the process is complete, a large percentage of the liquid is absorbed. In one day, around 8 liters of fluid come into the small ...

(3 pages) 188 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Antonia Novello Biography in First person

mother. When I was a child, I suffered from a painful illness of the colon which was section of the large intestine. I spent most of my summer in the hospital to receive treatments for this illness an ... verything." Concerned about the dangers of teenage drinking, I met with some of the largest beer and wine companies in the country and asked them to stop aiming their advertising at yo ...

(3 pages) 19 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Process of Digestion and Absorption after eating a hamburger.

food has been digested in the stomach the food heads towards the small intestine. In the small and large intestine it has a high pH level, therefore it is not really acidic, this means that there is ... nto small pieces so that they can be absorbed.Absorption takes place in the small intestine and the large intestine. It mostly takes place in the small intestine. On the wall of the intestine there is ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

This is a description of the diease Amebiasis

e cysts and trophozoites (babies) feed off what the host eats. The trophozoites then move on to the large intestine where they use binary fission to produce cysts. The cysts are then released out in s ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Digestive System- My directions were to start with the stomach and describe what happens to the food as it goes through the digestive system

Hydrochloric Acid in Chyme (from an acid to a base), protecting the small intestine. The liver is a large brownish colored organ that lies above the stomach in the Abdominal Cavity. One of the functio ... orption is completed, undigested material leaves the small intestine through a valve and enters the large intestine or colon. The large intestine consists of four major parts the ascending colon, tran ...

(2 pages) 36 0 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

Communication & Satisfaction whilst undergoing Barium Enema examination.

rocedure.A barium enema, or lower gastrointestinal (GI) examination, is an X-ray examination of the large intestine, which consists of cecum, colon, rectum and anal canal (www.chclibrary.org)(See appe ... cecum, colon, rectum and anal canal (www.chclibrary.org)(See appendix 1 for an image). To make the large intestine visible on an X-ray picture, the colon is filled with a contrast material containing ...

(13 pages) 67 0 3.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Science: Process of Digestion

ood and liquid. This task requires the muscle of the upper part of the stomach to relax and take in large volumes of swallowed material. Secondly, the stomach has to mix up the food, liquid, and diges ... is all mixed and ready to be pushed down for further digestion. This procedure takes about 5 hours.Large intestineFinally the nutrients are dissolved and absorbed by the intestine walls. The only foo ...

(2 pages) 42 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The digestive system

iny glands that produce juices to help digest food. This tube also includes the pharynx, esophagus, large intestine, and anus.The digestive system is responsible for converting the food we eat into en ... ules that it can process; it also has to excrete waste. In other words, the food we eat consists of large lumps of material. We must bite off small pieces and chew them up into even smaller ones befor ...

(4 pages) 78 2 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Disecting a Fetal Pig - Lab report

tate the function of the following organs: stomach, liver, small intestine, gall bladder, pancreas, large intestine, and spleenStomach - receives the bolus of macerated food from the esophagus. Mixing ... organ by producing hormones, with insulin being the most important hormone produced by the pancreasLarge intestine - reabsorption of electrolytes and water and elimination of undigested food and wast ...

(4 pages) 75 0 1.7 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Health and Eating Smart

estive path to the cells by liquefying food and moving it through the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. When food is absorbed into the blood water regulates the concentration of nutrients ...

(10 pages) 242 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Digestion of a Bologna Sandwich

digestive tract, which includes the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine, and the accessory organs, which include the teeth, tongue, salivary glands, liver, ...

(7 pages) 21 0 5.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Digestive System

The parts of the digestive system include the esophagus, the stomach, the small intestine, and the large intestine. There are two accessory organs in the digestive system. They are the liver a ... hough the body uses most of the food you digest, it must do something with the undigested food. The large intestine carries the undigested food toward the rectum. The rectum stores the feces until rem ...

(1 pages) 44 1 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Digestive System Track

Trapsin are both proteins. Lipase is the fats, and the Amlase is a carbohydrate. Then we go to the large intestine which mainly releases the water. The water will absorb the vitamins. Then the final ...

(1 pages) 829 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Digestive System

hes long and shaped like a flat pear. (eMedTV, n.d.) The transverse colon is the second half of the large intestine that puts the waste into feces. The small intestine finishes the process of digestio ... intestine finishes the process of digestion, absorbs the nutrients, and passes the residue onto the large intestine. The descending colon is the last part of the large intestine. The ascending colon a ...

(3 pages) 66 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Personal Diet and Activity Program

ich keeps blood sugar on a more even level, fiber is broken down in the colon (the main part of the large intestine) by bacteria (a process called fermentation), and the simple organic acids produced ... or many health problems.I have also learned the importance of many other micronutrients that play a large role in my health. Without taking in enough or too many micronutrients, I am putting myself at ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Science Digestive

testinal Tract is made up of many different organs; the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, the rectum, and the anus.!! The Oral Cavity & Salivary Glands! is the beginning ... the food to make contact with an increased surface area of the intestine. Inside of the villi are a large network of capillaries. Capillaries allow easy movement of oxygen as well as nutrients to cell ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Human Digestion Summary

our body break down and absorb food that we eat. The mouth, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and large intestine (the colon-rectum and anus), are the organs that make up the digestive tract. Inside ... food that we eat has to pass through the stomach and small intestine, and then the food goes to the large intestine to continue further digestion. This is the absorption of water and, then the elimina ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays