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OpenStax Biology 2e, Animal Structure and Function, Animal Nutrition and the Digestive System, Digestive System Processes
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By the end of this section, you will be able to do the following:

Describe the process of digestion
Detail the steps involved in digestion and absorption
Define elimination
Explain the role of both the small and large intestines in absorption

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Applied Science
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Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/21/2018
OpenStax Biology 2e, Animal Structure and Function, Animal Nutrition and the Digestive System, Digestive System Regulation
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By the end of this section, you will be able to do the following:

Discuss the role of neural regulation in digestive processes
Explain how hormones regulate digestion

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/21/2018
OpenStax Biology 2e, Animal Structure and Function, Animal Nutrition and the Digestive System, Digestive Systems
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By the end of this section, you will be able to do the following:

Explain the processes of digestion and absorption
Compare and contrast different types of digestive systems
Explain the specialized functions of the organs involved in processing food in the body
Describe the ways in which organs work together to digest food and absorb nutrients

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/21/2018
OpenStax Biology 2e, Animal Structure and Function, Animal Nutrition and the Digestive System, Nutrition and Energy Production
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By the end of this section, you will be able to do the following:

Explain why an animal’s diet should be balanced and meet the needs of the body
Define the primary components of food
Describe the essential nutrients required for cellular function that cannot be synthesized by the animal body
Explain how energy is produced through diet and digestion
Describe how excess carbohydrates and energy are stored in the body

Subject:
Applied Science
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Rice University
Provider Set:
OpenStax College
Date Added:
09/21/2018