Chapter 7-3 Study Guide Name _______________________________________ Using the word bank to the right, place the letter in the blanks to make the statement correct. _____ 1. In the process of ____________________, food is broken down into small nutrient particles. _____ 2. After food is broken down in the stomach, it goes to the ______________________. _____ 3. The job of the ______________________ system is the removal of wastes from the body. A. excretory system B. small intestines C. esophagus D. digestion _____ 4. The __________ is a muscular tube that is part of the digestive system. Read each statement. Place the events of the digestive and excretory system in the correct order by placing numbers (1-6) in the blanks provided. _____ Food particles that cannot be absorbed are sent to the colon. _____ In the small intestine, digestion breaks down food particles into nutrients that are absorbed into the blood. _____ When you swallow, muscles contract and relax and push food down your esophagus. _____ The brain sends a message to the muscles of the colon so solid waste can be removed from the body. ______ Food travels to the stomach where strong acid and enzymes break food down further. ____ Saliva contains enzymes that break down food.