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Adaptations of the intestinal wall for food absorption

Absorption of digestive products – role and adaptations of the small intestine

Structure of the wall of the alimentary canal

Microscopic photo of an enterocyte

Components of the intestinal villus and their role

Absorption of digestive products – role of the intestinal villi and their epithelial cells

Celiac desease

Absorption of the products of protein digestion

Absorption of the products of carbohydrate digestion

Absorption of the products of lipid digestion

Alcohol and absorption

Transformation of carbohydrates in the liver

Maintenance of a constant blood glucose level – role of the liver

Organs and tissues that store glycogen

Metabolism of toxic substances in the liver

The liver – role in the breakdown and removal of toxins