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What are the 3 major parts of the URT?
- Sinus cavities
What are the 4 major components of the LRT?
___ ___ involves the entrapment of microbes & particulate matter larger than 2 microns in a layer of mucus.
What is lactoferin?
An iron building protein that inhibits bacterial growth
Micro biota is defined as what?
The microbial community found on and in the body
Small, catronic proteins that form holes in bacterial membranes are known as ___.
There is a great amt of microbiota in the ____ but little or none in the ____.
What part of the kidney controls filtering and excretion?
The 6 organs of the GI tract are what?
- Oral cavity
- Small Intestine
- Large Intestine
The accessory digestive organs include. . . .
- Salivary Glands
What are the intestines coated with?
A layer of mucus
The intestinal epithelium is what type of surface?
Glycoproteins secreted on the surface of the gut are called ___.
A mixture of cholesterol, phospholipids, acids and antibodies that are stored in the gallbladder are called ___.
The microbial communities of the intestines on a whole are known as the human intestinal ___.