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explain the role of mouth in digestion of food

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Mouth plays following roles in digestion of food:

  • Food is broken down into smaller pieces so that it becomes easier to swallow the food.
  • Smaller particles also ensure that saliva is properly mixed with the food.
  • Tongue plays the important role of mixing the food with saliva.
  • Digestion of starch takes place in the mouth.

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