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Assimilation of Food in the Digestive System

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Where is glucose taken after it is absorbed into the blood stream?

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1. Which organ is involved in the assimilation of water into the body?

2. Which of the following explains how water is absorbed by the large intestine?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This worksheet and quiz will help you to discover how much you know about the assimilation of food in the digestive system. Answer quiz questions on subjects like where glucose goes after it's absorbed in the blood and the organ responsible for assimilating water into the body.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Determine what you know about these areas of study:

  • How water is absorbed by a certain organ
  • An organ that helps herbivores absorb plant material
  • The definition of assimilation with regard to the human body

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how glucose is stored and the organ which takes in water
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the biological assimilation of food
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how to properly define assimilation as food enters the body

Additional Learning

Advance your learning on the subject via the lesson named Assimilation of Food in the Digestive System. Pay attention to these particular study points:

  • The details of how a meal is digested in the human body
  • What microvilli are and what they do
  • How glycogen works
  • The way ATP is stored and some of its uses
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