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  • Digestion
    • Mechanical
      • chewing food to give it a larger surface area
    • Chemical
      • Enzymes
        • biological catalysts that speed up the breakdown of food
        • Carbohydrase (amylase)
          • carbohydrates into glucose
            • mouth, pancreas, small intestine
        • Protease
          • protein into amino acids
            • stomach,  pancreas, small intestine
        • Lipase
          • fats into fatty acids and glycerol
            • pancreas, small intestine


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