5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- a An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
- b an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
- c Inflammation of the appendix
- d a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
- e fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
5 Multiple choice questions
- burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus
- 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.
- a greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.
- the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
- gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
5 True/False questions
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.
Constipation → Condition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool
Esophagus → A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
Cirrhosis → a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
Rugae → Partially digested, semiliquid food mixed with digestive enzymes and acids in the stomach.