The digestive system

The stages of digestion

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Overview

In this course, we explore the sequence of mechanical and chemical processes that gradually transform the food into simpler elements: nutrients. The organism then absorbs them in order to assimilate them.

Learning objective

Acquisition of basic knowledge of the transformation of food into nutrients
Discovering the various chemical and mechanical transformations that take place in the respective parts of the digestive system.

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