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Savoini GI tract matching

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Secretion, absorption, muscle and epithelial tissue
Mucosa
Hard, transparent out layer of a tooth
Enamel
Bumps on tongue
Papillae
Hangs from the greater curvature of stomach
Omentum
Protective superficial layer of connective tissue
Serosa
Gives teeth their white color
Dentin
Bite and cut through
Incisors
Crush and grind
Bicuspids/Premolars
Located along medial aspect of body of mandible
Submandibular glands
Located superficial to the masseter muscle
Parotid glands
Water, enzymes, pH buffers, electrolytes, mucins
Saliva
Food after it has been processed by the stomach
Chyme
Distal portion of stomach leading to duodenum
Pylorus
Produce hydrochloric acid and intrinsic factor
Parietal cells
Produce pepsinogen
Chief cells
Folds in the small intestine
Plicae circularis
Main region for food absorption
Jejunum
Produce bicarbonate to neutralize low pH
Brunner's glands
Most lymph tissue is here
Ileum
Their tension causes puckering called haustra
Taenia coli
Makes enzymes to digest all food types
Pancreas
Chemical digestion of fats
Lipase
Emulsifies fat into small fat droplets
Bile
Activity is increased by acidic conditions (low pH)
Pepsin
Stimulates the release of bile when fat enters the duodenum
Cholecystokinen
Triggers release of bicarbonate buffer when proteins enter the duodenum
Secretin