Item BF132001: Molecules from food are absorbed through the walls of microscopically small blood vessels (capillaries). These molecules then move through the circulatory system to all parts of the body.

How do molecules from food move from the digestive tract to the rest of body?

  1. Molecules from food are absorbed through the walls of large blood vessels such as veins and arteries.  These molecules then move through the circulatory system to all parts of the body.
  2. Molecules from food are absorbed through the walls of microscopically small blood vessels (capillaries).  These molecules then move through the circulatory system to all parts of the body.
  3. Molecules from food are absorbed through the walls of microscopically small digestive tubes and are then carried to other parts of the body.
  4. Molecules from food move through the walls of large digestive tubes and are then carried to other parts of the body.
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Students Responding Correctly
Group Correct Total Percent
Overall 498 1548 32%
Grades
  6–8 312 993 31%
  9–12 184 552 33%
Gender
  Male24173833%
  Female24978132%
Primary Language
  English450139032%
  Other4212933%

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