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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Percent of students responding correctly

Overall32%
Grades 6–831%
Grades 9–1233%
Male33%
Female32%
Primary Language is English32%
Primary Language is not English33%

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