5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a a greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.
- b an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
- c Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
- d the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
- e Partially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
- the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
- Glands of the mouth that produce saliva, a digestive secretion
- Condition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool
- Digestive organ where most chemical digestion and absorption of food takes place, Digestion and absorption of food occurs in the small intestine. Here, food is acted on by various enzymes from the small intestine and pancreas and by bile from the liver.
5 True/False questions
Diarrhea → the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
Gastric gland → glands of the mucosa of the stomach that secrete HCl and hydrolytic enzymes (primarily pepsinogen, the inactive form of pepsin, a protein-digesting enzyme), which begins the enzymatic, or chemical breakdown of protein foods.
Villi → fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
Polyp → A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
Gallbladder → the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.