Digestive System

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Digestive System
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2012-05-05 13:21:46
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  1. THe digestive system is responsible for many body processes. Its functions begin when food is taken into the mouth, or __.
    oral cavity
  2. The process called __ occurs as food is broken down both chemically adn mecahnically.
    digestion
  3. For the broken-down foods to be made available to the body cells, they must be absorbed through the digestive system walls into the __.
    blood
  4. Undigestible food remains are removed, or __, from the body in __.
    eliminated

    feces
  5. The organs forming a continuous tube from the mouth to the anus are collectively called the __.
    alimentary canal
  6. Organs located outside the digestive tract proper, which secrete their products into the digestive tract, are referred to as __ digestive system organs.
    accessory
  7. transport of nutrients from lumen to blood
    absorption
  8. enzymatic breakdown
    chemical digestion
  9. elimination of feces
    defecation
  10. eating
    ingestion
  11. chewing
    mechanical digestion
  12. churning
    mechanical digestion
  13. Segmentation and peristalsis
    propulsion
  14. the secretory and absorptive layer
    mucosa
  15. layer composed of at least two muscle layers
    muscularis
  16. Connective tissue layer, containing blood, lymph vessels, and nerves
    submucosa
  17. Outermost layer of the wall; visceral peritoneum
    serosa

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