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Watery substance secreted by three pairs of glands around the mouth. Helps moisten and soften food for swallowing.

$\begin{array}{1 1} a) saliva \\ b) lugol's \\ c) vitamins \\ d) benedicts \end{array}$

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Saliva contains the enzyme amylase, also called ptyalin, which is capable of breaking down starch into simpler sugars such as maltose and dextrin that can be further broken down in the small intestine.This lubricative function of saliva allows the food bolus to be passed easily from the mouth into the esophagus
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