digestive organ structures.txt

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digestive organ structures.txt
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2012-04-01 22:59:33
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Description of digestive organs
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  1. finger-like extensions increasing surface area in small intestine
    villi
  2. folds in gastric mucosa
    rugae
  3. permanant deep ridges in small intestine mucosa
    plica circularis
  4. spincter valve b/t stomach and duodenum
    pyloric valve
  5. serous membrane lining abdominal wall
    parietal peritoneum
  6. serous membrane covering abdominal organs
    visceral peritoneum
  7. spincter connecting small and large intestine
    ileocecal sphincter
  8. fluid that begins digestion of carbs
    saliva
  9. bony palate b/t mouth and nose
    hard palate
  10. forms a brush border; extension of epithelial cells
    microvilli
  11. keeps food and fluids from going up into nasopharynx
    uvula
  12. area b/t lips and teeth
    vestibule
  13. region of stomach where lower esophageal sphincter meets stomach
    cardiac
  14. has regions called ascending, transverese, descending, and sigmoid
    colon (large intestine)
  15. narrowed region of stomach before small intestine
    pyloric canal/pylorus
  16. a series of gathered pouches in large intestine
    haustra

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