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Cardiac, fundus, body, pylorus
4 regions of the stomach?
The act of chewing?
The portion of the small intestines that attaches the large intestine.
External pouches of the colon.
Form glucose from non carbohydrates, store vitamins, destroy damaged RBC, and produce bile.
Located in the hypothalamus.
An obstruction in the cystic duct will result in?
The middle portion of the small intestine it the?
Released in response to proteins, alcohol, and caffeine.
Best adapted for biting off relatively large pieces of food
An accessory organ of digestion
The ascending colon turns in to the transverse colon at the
In the center of a liver lobule, there is a ?
Contains gastric pits, is composed of simple columnar epithelium , is covered by thick , viscous mucus, and is constantly being replaced.
The lining of the stomach.
The movement of nutrients through the wall of the digestive tract is called
Sensory analysis of food, manipulation of food, and mechanical processing of food.
Functions of the
The basic function of the liver?
Denaturation of proteins, storage of recently ingested food, initiation of protein digestion, and mechanical breakdown of food.
Functions of the stomach
Fatty sheets that hangs like an an apron over the abdominal viscera
The main part of the stomach?
Bile is stored in the ?
Cecum, colon, and rectum are three major regions of the?
Curved, tubular portion of the stomach
Ascending, transverse, descending, sigmoid
4 regions of the colon
Chemical breakdown of food
A protein-splitting enzyme from the pancreas .
How many lobes does a human liver have?
4 ( 3 right and 1 left)
A major action of the large intestine is to?
Stimulates the release of bicarbonate from the pancreas.
The hormone secretin
Where is the greater curvature located on the stomach?
The lateral surface
The ____ of the small intestine makes up 3/5's of it's entirety.
The ____ of the small intestine has the largest diameter, but it's the shortest segment
The three longitudinal bands of muscle located beneath the Serosa of the colon.
Constantly being replaced , contains gastric pits, is covered by the viscous mucus,is composed of simple columnar epithelium.
The lining of the stomach
Transports material to the stomach.
Marks the division between the left and right lobes of the liver.