5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Large intestine
- a a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
- b 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.
- c Partially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.
- d an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
- e 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 Multiple choice questions
- Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
- An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
- fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
- 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.
- elevations or ridges, as in the mucosa of the stomach
5 True/False questions
bolus → a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
Pancreas → gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
Hepatitis → Inflammation of the liver
Urea → An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
Heartburn: → Inflammation of the liver