5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Large intestine
- a 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.
- b Condition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool
- c elevations or ridges, as in the mucosa of the stomach
- d the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
- e a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
5 Multiple choice questions
- an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.
- fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
- a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
- 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.
- Inflammation of the liver
5 True/False questions
Diarrhea → the main nitrogen-containing waste excreted in the urine
Bile → A large solid organ that lies in the right upper quadrant immediately below the diaphragm; it produces bile, stores glucose for immediate use by the body, and produces many substances that help regulate immune responses., Breaks down toxins, such as alcohol and processes nutrients into forms easier for the rest of your body to use.
Esophagus → a rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.
Gallbladder → An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
Heartburn: → burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus