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What is the mouth?
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Asked 2/27/2010 4:53:36 AM
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Asked 2/27/2010 4:53:36 AM
Updated 10/12/2014 2:15:36 PM
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In biological anatomy, commonly referred to as the mouth, under formal names such as the oral cavity, buccal cavity, or in Latin cavum oris, is the opening through which many animals take in food and issue vocal sounds.
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The mouth, buccal cavity, or oral cavity is the first portion of the alimentary canal that receives food and begins digestion by mechanically breaking up the solid food particles into smaller pieces and mixing them with saliva.
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In human anatomy, the mouth is the first portion of the alimentary canal that receives food and saliva.

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