Physiology of digestive system

Physiology of digestive system is ultilized of food involves several processes , viz., Ingestion , digestion , absorption , assimilation , and egestion . Physiology of digestive system Ingestion Ingestion means taking food into the oral cavity through the mouth.  Both solid and liquid material are taken by human.Hands are used for this purpose by … Read more

Digestive glands in human body

Digestive glands in human body

Digestive glands in human body include salivary glands, gastric glands, liver, pancreas and intestinal glands.   Digestive glands  1. Salivary gland  There are three pairs of salivary glands: -parotid, sublingual and submaxillary or submandibular  (a) Parotid gland   These are the largest salivary glands.  They lie on the sides of the face, just below and in … Read more

Human digestive system

Human digestive system

☆  What is Human Digestive system ?  Human digestive system involves mechanical as well as chemical changes in the food taken. It involves breaking down of the complex organic food materials such as carbohydrates, proteins,lipids, nucleic acids, into simpler , smaller , soluble molecules.              ☆ Mechanical changes  involves breaking food into smaller … Read more