Digestive System Quiz: Liver, Pancreas, and Enzymes

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What is the function of emulsification in the digestive process?

Emulsification helps the fat-digesting enzyme (lipase) work faster and easier on fat globules by breaking them down into smaller globules.

Where is bile juice stored in the digestive system?

Bile juice is stored in the gall bladder.

What are the three main enzymes secreted by the pancreas for digestion?

The three main enzymes secreted by the pancreas are amylase, trypsin, and lipase.

What is the role of villi in the small intestine?

Villi in the small intestine absorb nutrients like sugar and amino acids into the blood, and pass fatty acids into lymph vessels.

How do microvilli contribute to the absorption of nutrients in the small intestine?

Microvilli increase the surface area of the small intestine, enhancing nutrient absorption by further increasing the area for nutrient exchange.

Test your knowledge on the positions and functions of the liver and pancreas in the digestive system, as well as the enzymes involved in digestion such as amylase, trypsin, and lipase. Explore how bile juice and emulsification aid in the digestion process.

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