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Chemical Digestion

Summary Information: Chemical Digestion

Chemical Digestion: Chemical digestion is a subtype of digestion. Chemical digestion occurs when the body uses enzymes to break down foods into small molecules of nutrition that can be absorbed and used by the body. Chemical digestion takes place primarily in the small intestine, but also occurs in the stomach and mouth.

Conditions that afflict chemical digestion include enzyme deficiencies and genetic enzyme defects.

Closely Related Organs: Chemical Digestion

The following organs are closely related to the organ: Chemical Digestion:

Conditions Afflicting Organs: Chemical Digestion

The following conditions are related to the organ: Chemical Digestion:

  • Enzyme deficiencies
  • Genetic enzyme defects

Sub Parts: Chemical Digestion

The following list contains sub-parts of the organ: Chemical Digestion:

Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Chemical Digestion

These symptoms are related to afflictions of the organ: Chemical Digestion:

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Chemical Digestion: Related Topics

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