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Aadya D
Asked on 15th Mar, 2021

(a) Draw a diagram depicting Human Alimentary Canal and label on it Gall Bladder, Liver and Pancreas.

(b) State the roles of Liver and Pancreas.

(c) Name the organs which perform the following functions in humans:

(i) Absorption of digested food.

(ii) Absorption of water.

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Dr Ankita Khemka Dhanuka
Answered on 15th Mar, 2021

(a)

(b) Functions:
1. Liver produces bile juice which is stored in the gall bladder. It helps to digest fats.
2. Pancreatic juice contains enzymes that combine with the juices of intestinal walls to form chyme. Pancreatic amylase helps in breaking down the starch. Pancreatic lipase breaks down fats. While Pancreatic proteases break down proteins.

(c) (i) Absorption of digested food: Small intestine

(ii) Absorption of water: Large intestine

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