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5 Matching questions

  1. Pancreas
  2. Heartburn:
  3. Gallbladder
  4. Ulcer
  5. Diverticulosis
  1. a the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
  2. b Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
  3. c An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
  4. d burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus
  5. e gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
  2. fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
  3. elevations or ridges, as in the mucosa of the stomach
  4. a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. Peristalsisthe waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.


  2. DiarrheaAn abnormal, frequent discharge of fluid fecal matter from the bowel


  3. Salivary 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.


  4. Appendicitis*Inflammation of the appendix


  5. Small IntestineDigestive 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.