5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Small Intestine
- a a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
- b 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.
- c the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
- d Condition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool
- e fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- elevations or ridges, as in the mucosa of the stomach
- A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
- the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
- gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
- Inflammation of the liver
5 True/False Questions
Liver → An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
Salivary Gland → 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.
Appendicitis* → Inflammation of the appendix
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.
Jaundice → a greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.