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What are the 4 layers of the GI tract?
Which layer controls secretory cells and smooth muscles of the mucosal epitheliam?
Which layer contains glands and lymphatic tissue?
What is the job of the muscularis?
mixes and propels substances
What is controlled by the myenteriuc plexus?
what is peristalsis?
wave like contraction of muscles to move food
what is the retroperitoneal region?
anything in the abdomen
What is the supberitoneal region?
anything in the pelvic cavity
what are the 4 types of teeth?
What do incisors do?
What do canines do?
tearing and grasping
What do premolars and molars do?
where can you find stratified squamous E.T. in the gi tract?
esophogus and rectum
what forms the lower esophageal sphincter?
what does the esophagus have instead of serosa?
does the stomach have oblique muscles in the muscularis?
what else does the liver do besides filter blood?
secretes bile to aid in absorption of lipids bye the small intestine
what p roduces and secretes bile?
What 2 types of glands do the pancreas contain?
exocrine and endocrine glands
what secretes pancreatic juice?
what do the pancreatic duct and the common bile duct form as they enter the duodenum?
what is the shortest region of the small intestine?
what is the primary site of chemical digestion and absorption?
what is the longest region of the small intestin?
what do the intestinal glands secrete?
what do the brunner's gland secrete?
what is segmentation?
localized mixing of chyme in small intestine
what is haustral?
churning, pouch to pouch movement in large intestine