Digestive Anatomy Terms
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The organ connects the pharynx to the stomach.
The upper, expanded part of the stomach lateral to the cardiac region is called the __.
The large wrinkle like folds in the stomach lining, present when the stomach is empty, that allow for expansion when the stomach is filling.
Food that resembles heavy cream after being processed in the stomach is called ___.
The sphincter that prevents food from leaving the stomach is the ___ sphincter.
The process in which bile breaks large fat globules into smaller ones to provide more surface area for fat-digesting enzymes to operate.
The process of eliminating indigestible residues from the GI tract.
The sphincter found at the distal end of the esophagus is the ___ sphincter.
oral cavity, tongue, esophagus, liver, gallbladder, small intestine, anus
The organs of the alimentary canal in order.
Layers of the alimentary canal in order from inner to outermost.
The subdivisions of the small intestine in order from stomach to large intestine.
Enzymes and bile are carried by the pancreatic duct and bile duct into the ___.
Subdivisions of the large intestine.
The opening of the large intestine is called the ___.
The accessory digestive organ that produces enzymes that break down all food groups.
Bile is produced in the ___.
Bile is stored in the ___.
Identify the parts of the digestive system.