5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Small Intestine
- a burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus
- b elevations or ridges, as in the mucosa of the stomach
- c 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.
- d A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
- e fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
- 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.
- Inflammation of the appendix
- a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
- Partially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.
5 True/False Questions
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.
Polyp → A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
Bile → fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
Diverticulosis → Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.