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  1. produce an enzyme-poor "juice" containing mucus; found in the submucosa of the small intestine
    Intestinal Glands
  2. secretion includes amylase, which begins starch digestion in the mouth
    Salivary Glands
  3. ducts a variety of enzymes in an alkaline fluid into the duodenum
    Pancreas
  4. produces bile, which is transported to the duodenum via the bile duct
    Liver
  5. produces hydrochloric acid and pepsinogen
    Gastric Glands
  6. structure that suspends the small intestine from the posterior body wall
    mesentery
  7. fingerlike extensions of the intestinal mucosa that increase the surface area
    Villi
  8. collections of lymphatic tissue found in the submucosa of the small intestine
    Peyer's Patches
  9. folds of the small intestine
    Plicae circulares
  10. two anatomical regions involved in the physical breakdown of food
    • Oral Cavity
    • Stomach
  11. organ that mixes food in the mouth
    Tongue
  12. common passage for food and air
    Pharynx
  13. three extensions/modifications of the peritoneum
    • Greater Omentum
    • Lesser Omentum
    • Mesentery
  14. litereally a food chute; has no digestive or absorptive role
    Esophagus
  15. folds of the stomach mucosa
    Rugae
  16. saclike outpocketings of the large intestine wall
    Haustra
  17. projections of the plasma membrane of a cell that increase the cell's surface area
    Microvilli
  18. prevents food from moving back into the small intestine once it has entered the large intestine
    Ileocecal Valve
  19. organ responsible for most food and water absorption
    Small Intestine
  20. organ primarily involved in water absorption and feces formation
    Colon
  21. Area between the teeth and lips/cheeks
    Vestibule
  22. blind sac hanging from the initial part of the colon
    Appendix
  23. organ in which protein digestion begins
    Stomach
  24. membrane attached to the lesser curvature of the stomach
    Lesser Omentum
  25. organ in which the stomach empties
    Small Intestine
  26. sphincter, controlling the movement of food from the stomach into the duodenum
    Pyloric Sphincter (Valve)
  27. uvula hangs from posterior edge
    Soft Palate
  28. organ that recieves pancreatic juice and bile
    Small Intestine
  29. serosa of the abdominal cavity wall
    Parietal Peritoneum
  30. region, containing two sphincters, through which feces are expelled from the body
    Anal Canal
  31. anterosuperior boundary of the oral cavity; supported by bone
    Hard Palate

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