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The layer of the alimentary canal associated with moderately dense CT, blood, and lymphatic vessels is the
The Section connecting the throat and the stomach; has no digestive or absorptive functions
A convoluted tube extending from the pyloric sphincter to the ileocecal valve; nutrient digestion and absorption occur here
In the duodenal mucosa, invaginated areas that produce intestinal juice are called
The region of the tooth CT tissue that contains blood vessels, nerves, and lymphatic tissue is called the
Salivary glands are considered exocrine glands because of the presence of numerous________
In the salivary gland tissue, half-moon-shaped cells that secrete the clear, enzyme-containing fluid are known as____________________
The overall function of the digestive system is to
Break down ingested food and provide the body with nutrients, water, and electrolytes
Digestion involves to processes, the physical and chemical breakdown of food. Teeth play an important role in the ___________________breakdown and enzymes play an important role in the ____________breakdown of food
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