5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
- b a greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.
- c An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
- d fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
- e A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
5 Multiple choice questions
- gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
- a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
- 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.
- the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
- burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus
5 True/False questions
Peristalsis → the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
Liver → An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
Urea → the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
Esophagus → A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
Appendicitis* → Inflammation of the liver