Mechanical Digestion?

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Mechanical digestion is the process of breaking down food in the mouth into smaller pieces that can be swallowed. Chewing is the initial mechanical breakdown of food, but the strong muscles of the stomach also break up the food. The process is facilitated by chemicals and enzymes in the stomach.
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Mechanical digestion is the first step of the digestive process, according to Hellolife.com. Mechanical digestion first takes place in the mouth when food is chewed by our teeth.
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Mechanical digestion refers to the process of breaking down food into smaller pieces that can be swallowed in the mouth. Breaking down the food gives it a larger surface area for digestive enzymes to work on. Saliva is also added to lubricate the food for easier swallowing.
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