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Assertion: A muscular tube called the oesophagus carries food from the mouth to the stomach.

Reason: Food-digesting enzymes are secreted by the oesophagus.


Option: 1

Assertion and reason are both true, and reason is an accurate account of assertion. 

Option: 2

Both assertion and reason are accurate, but reason does not adequately explain assertion.

Option: 3

The assertion is correct, but the reasoning is incorrect.

Option: 4

 Both the assertion and reason are incorrect.

Answers (1)


 The muscular tube that links the mouth to the stomach is called the oesophagus. Its main job is to move the food bolus from the mouth to the stomach through repetitive muscle spasms known as peristalsis. However, no food-digesting enzymes are secreted by the oesophagus. 

The salivary glands, pancreas, and stomach are only a few of the digestive system's organs that generate enzymes that aid in food digestion. These enzymes convert complex foods such as proteins, carbs, and lipids into simpler ones that the body can absorb.

Option c is the correct answer.


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