5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Gastric gland
- a the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
- b gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
- c 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.
- d the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
- e An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
- The last section of the digestive system, where water is absorbed from food and the remaining material is eliminated from the body. About 6 feet long and is composed of the cecum, colon, rectum and anus.
- An abnormal, frequent discharge of fluid fecal matter from the bowel
- fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
- Inflammation of the liver
5 True/False questions
Liver → A large solid organ that lies in the right upper quadrant immediately below the diaphragm; it produces bile, stores glucose for immediate use by the body, and produces many substances that help regulate immune responses., Breaks down toxins, such as alcohol and processes nutrients into forms easier for the rest of your body to use.
Bile → a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
Esophagus → A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
Diverticulosis → the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
Cirrhosis → An abnormal, frequent discharge of fluid fecal matter from the bowel