Discussthe various digestive glands associated withthe human alimentary canal

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Following are the glands associated with human alimentary canal:

ORGAN GLAND SECRETION ENZYMES ACTION OF ENZYME
Mouth Salivary gland Saliva Salivary amylase Breaks down starch to sugar
Stomach Gastric glands Gastric juices
1.   Pepsin
 
2.   HCl
 
3.   Mucus
1.Breaks down protein-peptones
2. Kills-germs, create acidic medium.
3. Protect the walls of stomach from the action of HCl
duodenum
1.   Liver
 
 
2.   Pancreas
 
 
1.   Bile juice
 
 
2.   Pancreatic juices
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1.   Amylopsin
 
 
 
2.   Trypsin
 
 
 
 
3.   Lipase
 
Emulsification of fats, create alkaline medium
1.   Breaks down starch to maltose
2.   Breaks down protein to amino acid
3.   Breaks down emulsified fats
Small intestine
(site of complete digestion)
Intestinal glands
Intestinal juices
(recives bile & pancreatic juice
1.   Erepsin
2.   Maltase
 
CONVERTS:
Protein--amino acid
Sugar—glucose
 

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