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* the ______ refers to the peritoneum that is responsible for connecting the small intestines to the posterior abdominal wall.
*the mesentery also contains long ______ and _____ branching out directly out of the center of the mesentery.
arteries and veins
*the mesentery then folds around the small intestine to enclose it as the ______ peritoneum.
*the mesentery is attatched to the back of the abd wall and the intestines are free to move against on another without friction.
The disorder of the large intestine producing a "cobblestone" effect within the tissues of the colon is
The parotid gland differs from the submandibular and sublingual glands in that it secretes a clear fluid that is rich in amylase.
Cholecystokinin, a hormone released from intestinal mucosa as a result of stimulation by the presence of fats in the small intestine, stimulates the gallbladder to contract and release bile into the duodenum
The _________ canal includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anal canal.
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