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What is the Role of Saliva in the Digestion of Food? - Science

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 What is the role of saliva in the digestion of food?

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Solution

The role of saliva in the digestion of food:
→ It moistens the food for easy swallowing.
→ It contains a digestive enzyme called salivary amylase, which breaks down starch into sugar.

Concept: Human Digestive System
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NCERT Class 10 Science
Chapter 6 Life Processes
Q 6 | Page 113

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