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Which of the following is NOT associated with the mouth:
a. hard palate
e. soft palate
What is the correct order of how food passes in the alimentary canal:
the fold of mucous membrane that secures the tongue to the floor of the mouth and limits its posterior movements is called the:
the release of food from the stomach into the small intestine is regulated by the:
pyloric sphincter (valve)
What modification increases surface area in the small intestine with fingerlike extensions of the mucosa:
which one of the following is NOT a subdivision of the large intestine:
the organ responsible for drying out indigestible food residue through water absorption and the elimination of feces is the:
what is the purpose of mastication:
to chew, grind and tear food into smaller pieces while in the mouth
which tube brings bile directly back into the gallbladder for storage when there is no digestion occurring in the duodenum
The sequence of steps by which large food molecules are broken down into their respective building blocks by catalytic enzymes within hydrolysis reactions is called:
The process by which food within the small intestine is mixed with digestive juices by backward and forward movement across the internal wall of the organ is called:
Which one of the following is NOT of the carbohydrates that the human digestive system is able to break down to simple sugars:
Transport of digested end products from the lumen of the GI tract into the bloodstream or lymphatic fluid is called:
The enzyme responsible for converting milk protein in the stomach to a substance that looks like sour milk in infants is:
Which one of the following is NOT a main role of the live:
a. detoxify drugs and alcohol
b. degrade hormones
c. to make cholesterol
d. process nutrients during digestion
e. add ammonia to the blood
E. add ammonia to the blood
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