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  1. Esophagus
  2. Small Intestine
  3. Diverticulosis
  4. Pancreas
  5. Peristalsis
  1. a the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
  2. b Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
  3. c A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
  4. d gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
  5. e Digestive organ where most chemical digestion and absorption of food takes place, Digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine. Here, food is acted on by various enzymes from the small intestine and pancreas and by bile from the liver.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
  2. Glands of the mouth that produce saliva, a digestive secretion
  3. the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
  4. Inflammation of the liver
  5. burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus

5 True/False Questions

  1. bolusa rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.


  2. ConstipationCondition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool


  3. chymePartially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.


  4. Appendicitis*Inflammation of the liver


  5. Cirrhosisa chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.


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