Essays Tagged: "Saliva"

Digestive teck path of the Big Mac.

protein.The piece of the BIG MAC is placed in the mouth and chewed, the starch is being digested by saliva. The starch becomes a kind of sugar whichis used as a nourishment for the cells. Saliva chang ...

(1 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

AIDS

n society today. It is contracted through bodily fluids such as blood and semen, and sometimes even saliva and tears. AIDS kills 100% of its victims and puts them through agony before they die. It has ...

(3 pages) 47 0 1.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Kid in closet

ut his father's past. It wasn't talked about much, but when it was, Wolfgang's mouth would perspire saliva and he would swallow it with fear. His past scared him, scared him so much one time while lis ...

(4 pages) 61 0 3.9 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Rabies Virus

s animals, all warm-blooded animals are susceptible to infection. The virus is often present in the salivary glands of infected animals, referred to as rabid, and is excreted in the saliva. The bite o ... he central nervous system (CNS) where it reproduces itself, and will then travel down nerves to the salivary glands and replicate further. The time it takes to do this depends on the length of the ner ...

(3 pages) 44 0 3.4 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Functions of organs in the digestive system,(BASIC)

Salivary GlandsThe mouth contains the salivary glands, which is a digestive gland. The salivary glan ... salivary glands, which is a digestive gland. The salivary glands produce a liquid substance called saliva. The saliva acts as a cleanser to the teeth by dissolving food particles so that they may be ... The saliva acts as a cleanser to the teeth by dissolving food particles so that they may be eaten. Saliva also contains enzymes and mucus. There are three major pairs of salivary glands. The parotid ...

(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.

in K. The system absorbs nutrients to send throughout the blood stream. Lastly, it eliminates waste.Saliva and teeth begin the track by breaking down the food. Between 1 and 1.5 liters of saliva are p ...

(3 pages) 188 0 4.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

This essay is about Jonas Salk, so the title is "Jonas Salk."

. It's transmitted through oral ingestion of virus present in the stool of infected individuals and saliva. Most people do not have symp-toms when they are infected with polio. Only about 5% form a sm ...

(5 pages) 46 0 4.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Dna impact on law.

cal twins. A variety of sources like blood, seamen, tissues, chemically treated tissues, hair root, saliva, urine, and products of conception are all used for DNA testing. When a crime is committed, a ...

(6 pages) 213 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Brief outline of Death and Diseases in the medieval era.

ngococcal Disease-Hepatitis B-Hepatitis A-Hepatitis C-Black DeathThese can be transmitted by touch, saliva, air (breath), and other senses.People were likely to suffer early death in the Medieval Time ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Observing Emulsification and Comparing the Actions of Saliva and Pepsin: Lab report describing how emulsification may be observed in the lab

ab experiment are to observe the process of emulsification and to compare the actions of pepsin and saliva (Amylase).Background Information: The function of the human digestive system is to digest foo ... sing digestive enzymes. Chemical digestion occurs mainly in the stomach and small intestine. Saliva containing amylase acts on starch to break it down into maltose, in the mouth, starting the p ...

(7 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Film - Feature Article - "The Family Man" (2000) Director - Brett Ratner, Starring Nicholas Cage and Tea Leoni

up to the wail of a distressed baby, the call of a child jumping on your bed and the slobber of dog saliva over your face. Add the confusion of sleeping next to an unknown woman and the fact you were ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.2 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Process of Digestion and Absorption after eating a hamburger.

e action of the jaw moving up and down where the food is crushed and broken up into smaller pieces. Saliva is produced in the mouth also to help break the food down. Saliva is part of chemical digesti ... liquid that is acidic. The first part of chemical digestion is in the mouth, this liquid is called saliva. Saliva is a clear type liquid; this liquid is thicker than water. Saliva is produced in the ...

(3 pages) 82 2 4.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The rebelloin of Lance Part 2

moved in slow motion. Lance saw it run towards him. Lance saw it jump up and at him. Lance saw the saliva fly from the monster's mouth and saw the bloodlust in its eyes. And right at the second befor ...

(1 pages) 34 0 4.8 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Description of the five types of antibodies generated by the humoral aspect of the adaptive immune response

ed amounts in plasma. The IgA dimer, also called secretory IgA, is found in body secretions such as saliva, sweat, intestinal juice, and milk, and helps prevent attachment of pathogens to epithelial s ...

(3 pages) 29 0 5.0 Mar/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Science: Process of Digestion

outh. The mouth is the first part of the digestive system. The food is broken up with the help from saliva. Saliva contains an enzyme that breaks up the starch from food into smaller molecules. An adu ... zyme that breaks up the starch from food into smaller molecules. An adult produces about a litre of saliva each day.OesophagusThe oesophagus is the organ where bits of food swallowed are pushed down. ...

(2 pages) 42 1 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Investigation of an Infectious Diease: AIDS

the mucous membrane with infected bodily fluids, such as blood, semen, breast milk, vaginal fluid, saliva, etc. The transmission can in the form of sex, (anal or vaginal) kissing, contaminated needle ...

(1 pages) 414 0 2.5 Jun/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Digestive System

Saliva is secreted from the salivary glands. The saliva contains enzymes such as Ptyalin, which star ...

(2 pages) 29 0 1.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Stem Cell research, effects on medicine

nally you lose so much muscle control that you are no longer able swallow and you drown in your own saliva. During this process, which can take years, your brain is functioning just fine. At every ste ...

(5 pages) 57 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

DNA Replication

inserted into the oral cavity, mechanically broken down by the teeth, and chemically broken down by saliva. The smaller food particles form a bolus, and the bolus is pushed into the pharynx by swallow ... ing cut torn or ground into smaller pieces by the teeth.9.The small pieces of food are saturated in saliva, which contains amylase. This begins the chemical digestion process.10.Folds in the lining of ...

(5 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Plaque

laque will begin to form on the teeth. If plaque is allowed to remain on the teeth, minerals in the saliva will combine with the dental plaque and form a hard deposit called calculus.Tooth decay is th ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine