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5 Matching questions

  1. Constipation
  2. Salivary Gland
  3. Cirrhosis
  4. Appendicitis*
  5. Polyp
  1. a a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
  2. b Inflammation of the appendix
  3. c A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
  4. d Condition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool
  5. e Glands of the mouth that produce saliva, a digestive secretion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
  2. An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
  3. the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
  4. glands of the mucosa of the stomach that secrete HCl and hydrolytic enzymes (primarily pepsinogen, the inactive form of pepsin, a protein-digesting enzyme), which begins the enzymatic, or chemical breakdown of protein foods.
  5. the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine

5 True/False questions

  1. DiarrheaAn abnormal, frequent discharge of fluid fecal matter from the bowel


  2. Villifingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.


  3. Hepatitisburning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus


  4. Bilea greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.


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


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