Friday, April 2, 2010

School Stuff

The digestive system! It's much more interesting than you would think.

Word of the Day:
(I like the long, weird words)

Crypt of Leiberkuehn:

Glandular pits deep in the surface of the small intestine. They have specialized cells that make enzymes, hormones and mucus.

Did you know?
(interesting or amazing facts)

The only thing I ever knew about the pancreas was that it produces insulin. Guess what? That's only 1% of it's structure, 99% of the pancreas is devoted to making digestive enzymes.

Deglutition is the technical term for swallowing. See if you can fit that into daily use!

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