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5 Matching questions

  1. Gallbladder
  2. Peristalsis
  3. Appendicitis*
  4. Villi
  5. Salivary Gland
  1. a fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
  2. b Inflammation of the appendix
  3. c the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
  4. d Glands of the mouth that produce saliva, a digestive secretion
  5. e the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
  2. Partially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.
  3. A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
  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 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.

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. Hepatitisthe waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.


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


  5. UreaAn open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.


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