Zigya Logo

Chapter Chosen

Digestion and Absorption

Book Chosen


Subject Chosen


Book Store

Download books and chapters from book store.
Currently only available for.
CBSE Gujarat Board Haryana Board

Previous Year Papers

Download the PDF Question Papers Free for off line practice and view the Solutions online.
Currently only available for.
Class 10 Class 12
What is ruminant stomach.

It is present in cattle, buffaloes, deer, goats, camels and sheeps. The stomach of ruminant is a compound structure having following four chambers :

1. Rumen -  It is the largest chamber which receives oesophagus

2. Reticulum - The rumen leads into reticulum. The reticulum has network of ridges which give it an appearance of honey comb.

3. Omasum - The omasum is a small chamber whose longitudinal folds in omasum bring mechanical breakdown of the food.

4. Abomasum.- The abomasum is the only part which has gastric glands. 



What is the order of arrangement of teeth in each half of the upper and lower jaw ?

The order of arrangement of teeth in each half of the upper and lower jaw is I,C,PM,M.  I (incisors), C (cannine), PM (premolars), M (molars).

What is Diphyodont ?

Diphyodont is the condition of having two set of teeth during the life of an organism. For example : humans are diphyodont as they have two set of teeth namely temporary milk or deciduous teeth which are replaced by permanent or adult teeth. 


Name the fat soluble vitamins.

Vit A, D, E and  are fat soluble vitamins.

What are Sanguivorous animals ?

The animals which suck blood e.g. leech, vampire bat, female mosquito etc.

What is the function of enamel in digestion?

The enamel helps in the mastication of food.