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Which of following processes is the function of the smooth muscle layer of the digestive
Mixing and propulsion
Which of 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
The capability of the GI tract to move material along its length is called
Both 1 and 2
This layer of the GI tract is composed of areolar connective tissue containing blood and
This layer of the GI tract is composed of areolar connective tissue that binds the mucosa
to the muscularis.
This plexus is located between the longitudinal and circular smooth muscle layers of the
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
This portion of the peritoneum attaches the liver to the anterior abdominal wall and
This portion of the peritoneum is largely responsible for carrying blood and lymph
vessels to the intestines.
The hard palate
1. is the anterior portion of the roof of the mouth.
2. is formed by the maxillae and palatine bones.
3. is covered by a mucous membrane.
All of these choices
Lateral to the base of the uvula in the mouth, this muscular fold runs posteriorly down
the lateral sides of the soft palate to the pharynx.
This digestive aid, produced by the stomach, begins digestion by denaturing proteins.
Which of the following is NOT a primary function of the large intestine?
Regulation of blood glucose
The enzyme, produced in the organ labeled C, that produces fatty acids and
monoglycerides during digestion is called
65-80 Pancreatic lipase
The enzyme, produced in the organ labeled D, that produces both glucose and fructose
as products is called
The enzyme, produced in the organ labeled D, that produces both glucose and galactose
as products is called
The enzyme, produced in the organ labeled D, that produces only glucose as a product
An enzyme, produced in the organ labeled D, that produces only glucose as a product is
The enzyme, active in the organ labeled D, that has starches as a substrate is
65-80 Pancreatic amylase
Name the disorder caused by a lack of proper enzymatic action in the organ labeled D
resulting in diarrhea, gas and bloating after consumption of dairy products
65-80 lactose intolerance
Which of the following disorders involving the organ labeled F can result from
Which of the following disorders involving the organ labeled C can result from alcohol
Which of the following disorders involving the organ labeled E can result from viruses,
drugs and chemicals such as alcohol?
All of the following may occur in the digestive system as a result of aging EXCEPT
decreased incidence of appendicitis and acute pancreatitis.
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