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5 Matching questions

  1. Heartburn:
  2. Constipation
  3. Ulcer
  4. Appendicitis*
  5. Large intestine
  1. a Inflammation of the appendix
  2. b 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. c An open sore or lesion in the skin or mucous membrane; may cause periodic bleeding and the formation of scars.
  4. d Condition characterized by difficulty in passing stool or an infrequent passage of hard stool
  5. e burning pain in the chest occurring when part of the stomach contents escapes into the esophagus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the sac beneath the right lobe of the liver used for bile storage.
  2. A muscular tube that connects the mouth to the stomach.
  3. gland posterior to the stomach, between the spleen and the duodenum; produces both endocrine and exocrine secretions.
  4. 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.
  5. Abnormal condition of small pouches in the lining of the intestines.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. Hepatitisa chronic disease of the liver, characterized by an overgrowth of connective tissue or fibrosis.


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


  4. 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.


  5. CirrhosisAn abnormal, frequent discharge of fluid fecal matter from the bowel