digestion

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digestion
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2013-01-30 00:21:24
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  1. What is another name for the GI tract?
    Alimentary Canal
  2. What is the space inside the tube called?
    Lumen
  3. What is the name of the lining on the inside of the GI tract ( alimentary Canal)?
    Mucosa
  4. What are the three layers of the mucosa?
    from inner most out.
    • epithelium
    • lamina propria
    • muscularis mucosae
  5. What are the three layers of the GI tract?
    • Mucosa
    • submucosa
    • muscularis
  6. The smooth muscle of themuscularis externa is comprised of:
    • inner: circular
    • outer: longitudinal
  7. What is the name of the serosal membrane on the walls of the abdominopelvic cavity?
    parietal peritoneum
  8. What is the name of the serosal membrane that covers the external surfaces of most digestive organs?
    visceral peritoneum
  9. What is the name of the space between the parietal and visceral portions of the peritoneum?
    peritoneal cavity
  10. What are the membranes that associate with the folds of the small intestine called?
    Mesentery
  11. What is the fold over the intestines called?
    Greater Omentum
  12. The lesser omentum is the fold between what three organs/structures?
    • stomach
    • duodenum
    • liver
  13. What is the space between the cheeks/lips and the teeth/gums?
    Vestibule

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