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Hydrochloric Acic HCl
A substance that is secreted by the lower parietal cells of the stomach: lowers the gastric pH.
This is a substance produced by the liver and stored in the bile. It is also an emulsifying agent.
Enzyme found inthe saliva; also called ptyalin. Enzymes that digest carbohydrates to disaccharides.
Enzymes that digest proteins in to small peptides and amino acids. Classification o fpepsin, trypsin, chymotrypsin, and enterokinase.
A hormone secreted by the walls of the duodenum stimulates the pancreas to secrete a bicarbonate-rich substance
A hormone secreted by the walls of the duodenum; stimulates the pancreas to secrete an enzyme-rich substance, and causes the gallbladder to contract and eject bile into the common bile duct.
Secretion of the glands of the stomach; contains HCl, intrinsic factor, water, electrolytes, and digestive enzymes.
This organ produces bile and secretes it into the hepatic bile ducts, stores many of the fat soluble vitamins, recieves blood from the portal vein, is the home of the phaocytic Kupffer cells, and synthesizes most of the plasma proteins, including the clotting factors.
This organ converts excess glucose into glycogen for storage and use in the regulation of blood sugar, is the chief organ of drug detoxification, and contains enzymes for urea acid sythesis.
The inner lining of this structure is characterized by villi and microvilli; brush border cells
relaxation of the sphincter of Oddi allows bile and pancreatic enzymes to enter this structure.
The pylorus connects the stomach with this structure. peristalsis is pendulum like in this organ.
Pear shaped sac that attaches to the underside of the liver; concentrates and stores bile.
The walls of this organ are thrown into folds call rugae. This organ contains mucus cells, parietal cells, anc chief cells.
This structure has bends or curves called the hepatic flexure and the splenic flexure
Organ that responds to CCK by secreting amylases, proteases, (including trypsin), and lipases
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