Name the structure that normally prevents food in the stomach from backing up into the esophagus
Name the structure that normally prevents food in the esophagus from entering the larynx and trachea
Name the three sections of the small intestines
The main function of the large intestines
Provides storage place for feces and reabsorbs water
What organ is both an exocrine and endocrine gland?
Where does the majority of absorption take place in the digestive system?
Where does carbohydrate digestion begin?
Where does protein digestion begin?
In which quadrant is the liver located
upper right quad
Name the cells of the stomach lining and their products:
Mucous Cell: Mucous
Parietal Cells: HCL, intrinsic factor (absorption of B12)
Pepsinogen... break down protein
Bile is made in the...
Liver and stored in the gallbladder.
Propelling movements of the alimentary Canal
Produces enzymes that digest all food types
Secrete HCL and Intrinsic Factor
Increase surface area of small intestines
Part of the pharynx that carries food and air
Food mixed with gastric juice
Another name for Gastro-esophageal sphincter