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Buccal digestion

Buccal digestion

That part of digestion carried on in the mouth; e.g., the action of salivary amylases.

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Nutrition in plants and animals (23 episodes) - edu4free

Nutrition in animals: Episode 18: Digestion and enzymes link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BFF0vNoasko&feature=BFa&list=PL8ECE6FB5757B27B8&lf=BFa Episode 19: Buccal digestion link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX5bztWjA5s&feature=BFa&list=PL8ECE6FB5757B27B8&lf=BFa ...

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by edu4free
Wed Sep 14, 2011 8:42 am
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Topic: Nutrition in plants and animals (23 episodes) - edu4free
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... The place indigestable food is stored. RECTUM 4. The place where starch digestion begins. MOUTH OR BUCCAL CAVITY VIA SALIVARY AMYLASE 5.The place where bile salts are made LIVER I also think ...

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by invincible92
Wed Sep 03, 2008 7:10 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Beginner Biology I NEED HELP PLEASE PLEASE!!
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salivary glands

... contains ptyalin an enzyme which breaks down starch into maltose in the buccal cavity { in simple terms the mouth } so actually carbohydrate or starch digestion begins in the mouth itself. actually all these health drinks containing glucose actually ...

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by vinaya
Wed Oct 05, 2005 11:13 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: salivary glands
Replies: 19
Views: 8927

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