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5 Matching questions

  1. Villi
  2. Ulcer
  3. Appendicitis*
  4. bolus
  5. Jaundice
  1. a An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
  2. b an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
  3. c Inflammation of the appendix
  4. d a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
  5. e fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus
  2. The last section of the digestive system, where water is absorbed from food and the remaining material is eliminated from the body. About 6 feet long and is composed of the cecum, colon, rectum and anus.
  3. a greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.
  4. the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
  5. gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.

5 True/False questions

  1. Gastric glandglands 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.


  2. ConstipationCondition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool


  3. EsophagusA muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.


  4. Cirrhosisa chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.


  5. RugaePartially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.