1. A _____________________ is an animal that eats only meat.

A _____________________ is an animal that eats only meat.
A ____________ is an animal that consumes both plant and animal
A ____________ is an animal that eats only plant material.
4. A _______________is a member of the class of proteins that aid in the breakdown of foods.
5. A ______________is the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of
water by 1° C.
6. ________________are the building blocks of proteins.
7. An inorganic element or compound is a ._____________.
8. ________________is the taking of food pieces into the body.
9._______________ are vitamins that are insoluble in water, i.e. A, D, E, and K.
10. A _______________is an organic molecule that is essential for good nutrition.
11. A _____________is the chemical breakdown of foods into simpler substances.
12. The ___________are used for grinding food.
13. The ___________________produce saliva.
14. The flap of tissue that covers the windpipe and keeps food from entering it is called the
15. The ______________is a long, muscular tube that connects the throat to the stomach.
16._________________ is the wave-like swallowing movement of the esophagus.
17. The _____________ is the region of the gut behind the mouth cavity.
18. _____________is a large molecule composed of amino acids.
19. A lump of food moistened with saliva is a __________.
20. Vitamins that are soluble in water are _________________________.
21. _____________is a watery fluid that contains amylase; begins the breakdown of starch into
22. The large, lobed organ that regulates the nutrient content of the blood is the
23. The _______________is a J-shaped muscular organ that stores and helps digest food.
24. A long, slender digestive organ that secretes several digestive enzymes is the
25. The long, tube like section of the digestive tract where most food digestion and absorption
take place is the _______________________.
26. The ___________________is a long tube that is the site of most re-absorption. The last
section of small intestine is called the ______________.
27. The___________________ is a small storage sac near the liver in which bile is stored.
28. ______________is a digestive enzyme.
29. The last section of the small intestine is called the _____________.
30. The tiny, finger-like projections that increase the surface area of the small intestine and aid
in absorption are the ________.
31. _________is a greenish fluid produced in the liver.
32. The ______________is the first thirty centimeters of the small intestine devoted solely to
33. The _______is the exit point of the alimentary canal.
34. A digestive hormone secreted in the stomach that stimulates the secretion of other digestive
juices is _____________.
35. The middle 3-centimeter section of the small intestine is called the _______________.
36. _______________are tiny hair-like projections on epithelial cells lining the small intestine.
37. The _____________is a muscular tube at the end of the large intestine.