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3. the type of digestion that turns small pieces of food into molecules
7. the tube that connects your pharynx to your stomach
8. the organ that filters toxins (such as alcohol) from your blood stream
9. waves of muscle contractions that move food along in your digestive system
10. the organ where the most mechanical digestion occurs
11. the longest part of the digestive system, where most chemical digestion occurs
12. the type of digestion that physically breaks down large pieces of food into smaller pieces

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1. the type of chemical in your stomach that can burn a hole through a piece of wood
2. the part of your digestive system where water is absorbed back into the blood stream
4. the slippery substance that helps food move along in the digestive system AND protects your
    stomach from the acid it contains
5. the first part of the digestive system
6. the part of the digestive system that is also shared with the respiratory system
11. the name of the fluid in your mouth that contains an enzyme which turns
    starch into sugar

				
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