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Which of the following processes is the function of the smooth muscle layer of the digestive system?
Mixing and propulsion
Which of the following processes is the primary function of the villi of the small intestine?
Which of the following accessory organs produces a fluid that functions to emulsify dietary fats?
This layer of the GI tract is composed of areolar connective tissue containing blood and lymph vessels.
This layer of the GI tract is composed of areolar connective tissue that binds the mucosato the muscularis.
This plexus is located between the longitudinal and circular smooth muscle layers of the muscularis.
Why do emotions such as anger or fear slow digestion?
Because they stimulate the sympathetic nerves that supply the GI tract
This portion of the peritoneum drapes over the transverse colon and coils of the small intestine.
This portion of the peritoneum is largely responsible for carrying blood and lymph vessels to the intestines.
This is the anterior portion of the mouth;is formed by the maxillae and palatine bones; is covered by mucous membrane.
Which of the following pancreatic enzymes acts to produce smaller peptides from proteins?
This digestive aid, produced by the stomach, begins digestion by denaturing proteins.
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