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5 Matching questions

  1. Peristalsis
  2. Diverticulosis
  3. Polyp
  4. Pancreas
  5. Cirrhosis
  1. a the waves of contraction seen in tubelike organs; propels substances along the tract.
  2. b a chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.
  3. c A polymer (chain) of many amino acids linked together by peptide bonds.
  4. d Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.
  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 sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
  2. 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.
  3. Inflammation of the appendix
  4. fingerlike projections of the small intestinal mucosa that tremendously increase its surface area for absorption.
  5. an accumulation of bile pigments in the blood producing a yellow color of the skin.

5 True/False questions

  1. bolusa rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.


  2. Bilea greenish-yellow or brownish fluid produced in and secreted by the liver, stored in the gallbladder, and released into the small intestine.


  3. LiverAn open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.


  4. Esophagusa rounded mass of food prepared by the mouth for swallowing.


  5. UlcerA 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.


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