Question on digestive system

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Pick one of the following structures or groups of structures in the digestive system and tell us in your own words what it does. Also tell us how its behavior is controlled. As part of your answer, imagine that you have eaten a greasy hamburger on a high fiber (both soluble and insoluble) bun and tell us what would be happening to it as a result of the activity of this structure.

Teeth and tongue

Salivary glands

Soft palate and epiglottis


Pyloric sphincter



Large intestine

Oct 3rd, 2015

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Let's take large intestine from the group. Function of large intestine Major function of the large intestine. The major function of the large intestine is to absorb water from the remaining indigestible food matter and transmit the useless waste material from the body.   Now when someone eats a high fiber food , the fiber will let he food pass smoothly to prevent digestion problems.

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