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Mechanical Digestion

Summary Information: Mechanical Digestion

Mechanical Digestion: Mechanical digestion is a subtype of digestion. Mechanical digestion occurs when the body uses mechanical processes to break down foods into small molecules of nutrition that can be absorbed and used by the body. These processes include the cutting and chewing action of the teeth and the churning of the stomach.

Conditions that afflict digestion include broken/missing teeth, fractured jaw, periodontal disease, and indigestion.

Closely Related Organs: Mechanical Digestion

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Conditions Afflicting Organs: Mechanical Digestion

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Sub Parts: Mechanical Digestion

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Symptoms Related to Afflictions of: Mechanical Digestion

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