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5 Matching questions

  1. Mechanical processing
  2. Parietal cells
  3. Myenteric Nerve Plexus
  4. Regions of the Small Intestine
  5. Oral Cavity, Pharynx, Esophagus, and Anus Surface Epithelium
  1. a Secrete HCl (hydrochloric acid)- gastric acid.
  2. b Function is ingestion and to transport along the length of the tube, and lined with stratified epithelium for protection.
  3. c Contains sensory neurons that sense muscle stretch, motor neurons (sympathetic and parasympathetic) that coordinate peristalsis, and innervates this muscular layer.
  4. d Duodenum, Jejunum, and Ileum.
  5. e Chewing, churning (mastication) and makes materials easier to propel along digestive tract.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Bordered by superiorly by the diaphragm, bordered inferiorly by the pelvic cavity, and lined by the peritoneum a serous membrane.
  2. Storage of ingested food, sterilization of ingestive food, some digestion: mechanical breakdown of ingested food by churning; chemical breakdown of food material: by acids and enzymes, and some absorption of alcohol and aspirin.
  3. Deep to the lamina propria, a thin layer of smooth muscle cells, and muscle contraction causes movement of the mucosa.
  4. G cells and Stem cells.
  5. Fundus, body, and pylorus.

5 True/False questions

  1. VilliThe last segment of the small intestine, about 12 feet long, and ends at the Ileocecal valve: controls the flow from the small intestine into the large intestine.


  2. Surface EpitheliumIs either stratified or simple columnar.


  3. MucosaThe outer lining of the digestive tract, composed of simple squamous epithelium, and loose connective tissue.


  4. Lamina PropriaDeep to the epithelial layer, loose connective tissue, and contains small blood vessels, small lymphatic vessels and lymphoid tissue, and small sensory and motor nerves.


  5. PharynxA common passageway for solid food, liquids, and air that is shared by the digestive and respiratory systems, and food passes through this to the esophagus.


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