How does pancreatic juice get into the alimentary canal in the frog?


Belinda Richardson   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Bile and pancreatic juiceflows through the common bile duct into the small intestine. Just like humans, the large intestine in frogs also stores the undigested food. It performs the function of absorbing water from the food residue. The solid waste moves towards the cloaca.

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Jenna Isaac   |   Member since 2012  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Correspondingly, what is the beginning of the alimentary canal in the frog?

A frog's digestive system obviously begins with its mouth. Although frogs have two sets of teeth in the buccal cavity, they do not use them to eat their prey. These are used to hold the prey until it can be swallowed. The male frogs have a pharynx, which is in the throat on the way to the esophagus.

Beside above, what is the path of food through the digestive system of a frog? Q: Trace the path of food through the digestive tract. A: The frog catches its food using its tongue. The food is pulled into the mouth, where it is crushed into smaller bits by the maxillary teeth and swallowed by the pharynx. The food travels down the esophagus to the stomach, where stomach acids digest the food.


Tara Weasley   |   Member since 2014  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In respect to this, how does the liver aid in digestion frog?

Bile is a digestive juice made by the liver and stored in the gall bladder. Bile flows into a tube called the bile duct. Digestive enzymes from the pancreas flow into this duct. Most digestion and absorption of food into the bloodstream takes place in the small intestine.


Samara Hardwick   |   Member since 2005  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Why alimentary canal of frog is short?

The alimentary canal of frog is short. It is because frog is carnivore. Carnivores have shorter digestive tracts as meat is easier to digest than plant material.


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What is the function of a frog's esophagus?

The esophagus is a tubular structure in frogs, humans, and most other animals. It connects the mouth to the stomach and is the route by which food


Cameron Emerson   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

What is the main function of the frog's lungs?

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What is bile used for?

Bile is a fluid that is made and released by the liver and stored in the gallbladder. Bile helps with digestion. It breaks down fats into fatty acids, which can be taken into the body by the digestive tract.


Stephanie Whinter   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

What does a frog's stomach look like?

Curving below the liver is the stomach; it looks like a large whitish tube. After identifying the other organs, you can open the stomach and see what the frog ate. (Frogs swallow their food whole.)


Meredith Vallory   |   Member since 2017  |  ✔ Verified

Why are frogs said to have two lives?

Frogs are said to have two lives because they begin their lives in a completely different form than they end them. Frogs hatch out of their eggs


Aileen Gosling   |   Member since 2013  |  ✔ Verified

Do frogs have stomach acid?

The stomachs of some frogs are very unusual. It is believed that the tadpoles secrete chemicals that inhibit the production of hydrochloric acid in the stomach wall and cause the mother to desist from feeding. Once the tadpoles become fully developed froglets, they are birthed through the mouth of the mother.


Joseph Addley   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

How does frog digestive system work?

Food passes from the frog's mouth into the stomach by way of the esophagus, just like humans. From the stomach, the food moves into the small intestine, where most of the digestion occurs. Large digestive glands, the liver and the pancreas, are attached to the digestive system by ducts. A gall bladder is also present.


Adina Upton   |   Member since 2011  |  ✔ Verified

Why is the inside of the stomach folded in frogs?

It is located along the side of the inner body. Since the body of the frog is small, by folding the stomach can increase the surface area of the stomach in order to help the frog digest. This is because the intestine helps break down food but because a part is missing it won't provide complete breakdown of food.


Lara Roth   |   Member since 2016  |  ✔ Verified

Do Frogs have teeth?

Most frogs do in fact have teeth of a sort. They have a ridge of very small cone teeth around the upper edge of the jaw. These are called Maxillary Teeth. They don't have anything that could be called teeth on their lower jaw, so they usually swallow their food whole.


Janelle Andrews   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What is the function of a frog's tongue?

Frog's tongues are attached to the front of their mouths rather than at the back like humans. When a frog catches an insect it throws its sticky tongue out of it's mouth and wraps it around its prey. The frog's tongue then snaps back and throws the food down its throat.


Crystal Lyon   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Do tadpoles have tongues?

For a tadpole it does not have a sticky tongue just yet so it consumes its food with small teeth and can only it soft foods. This includes plants, algae and sometimes another tadpole. Once the food is in the tadpoles mouth is continues along the digestive track that would be the same for a frog.


Ember Chappell   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

How long does it take for a frog to digest food?

The food remains for about 2-3 hours in stomach and the digested food is absorbed while the remaining food is passed into duodenum.


Aleksandra Nielson   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What system is the fat bodies in?

Fat Bodies - Masses of fat in the body cavities of frogs. Needed for hibernating and mating. Spleen - Organ in the frog's circulatory system that makes, stores, and destroys blood cells.


Eve Hood   |   Member since 2014  |  ✔ Verified

Do frogs have a complete digestive system?

The vertebrate digestive system, responsible for providing nutrients for maintaining body homeostasis, consists of two components in anurans: the digestive tract and the accessory glands. The digestive tract includes the oral cavity, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, and small and large intestine, ending in the cloaca.


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