5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
- b elevations or ridges, as in the mucosa of the stomach
- c A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
- d the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
- e a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
5 Multiple choice questions
- gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
- Glands of the mouth that produce saliva, a digestive secretion
- 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.
- A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
- Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
5 True/False questions
Large intestine → 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.
Villi → fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
Bile → a greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.
Diarrhea → the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
Jaundice → an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.