the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
Organs that make up the digestive tract are the mouth, esophagus, stomach, small
intestine, large intestine—also called the colon—rectum, and anus.
a complex protein produced by cells that acts as a catalyst
Saliva produced by these glands contains an
enzyme that begins to digest the starch from food into smaller molecules.
a muscular sac attached to the liver that stores bile (secreted by the liver) until it is needed for digestion
gallbladder stores the liver’s digestive juices until they are needed in the intestine.