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anatomy organs

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liver
organ that produces bile and secretes it into the hepatic bile ducts
small intestine
the walls of this structure secret chole-cystokinin
esophagus
"food tube" that carries food from the pharynx to the stomach
gall-bladder
pear-shaped sac that attaches to the underside of the liver; it concentrates and stores bile
stomach
parietal cells of this organ that secret hydrochloric acid and intrinsic factor
salivary glands
parotid, sublingual, and submandibular
stomach
organ that is divided into the fundus, body, and pylorus
small intestine
most digestion and absorption occur within this structure
stomach
the primary function of this organ is to deliver chyme to the duodenum at the proper rate
stomach
the walls of this organ are thrown into folds called rugae
large intestine
divisions include the cecum, colon, rectum, and anal canal
pancreas
the organ that secretes the most potent digestive enzymes and does not absorb nutrients
salivary glands
an inflammation of one of these structures is called mumps
stomach
this organ contains mucus cells, parietal cells, and chief cells
small intestine
the inner lining of this structure is characterized by villi and microvilli; bursh border cells
small intestine
divisions include the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum
stomach
landmarks of this organ include the greater curvature and lesser curvature
large intestine
this structure has bends or curves called the hepatic flexure and the splenic flexure
small intestine
the pylorus connects the stomach with this structure
large intestine
flatus, feces, and defecation are most related to this structure
liver
the chief organ of drug detoxification
pancreas
this organ secretes insulin, glucagon, trypsin, and a bicarbonate-rich secretion
small intestine
peristalsis is pendulum-like (sways back and forth) in this organ