Chapter 23: Topics 1-3

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  1. 6 essential activities in digestive process?
    • 1. Ingestion
    • 2. PropulsionĀ 
    • 3. Mechanical Breakdown
    • 4. Digestion
    • 5. AbsorptionĀ 
    • 6. Defecation
  2. Activate or inhibit digestive glands and stimulate smooth muscle to mix and remove lumen contents?
    Mechanoreceptors and Chemoreceptors
  3. Respond to stretch, changes in osmolarity and pH, and presence of substrate and end products of digestion?
    Mechanoreceptors and Chemoreceptors
  4. Enteric nerve plexuses that respond to stimuli in GI tract?
    Short Reflexes
  5. Respond to stimuli inside or outside GI tract; involves CNS centers and automatic nerves?
    Long Reflexes
  6. What essential activity in digestion is "taking food in thru mouth"?
    Ingestion
  7. What essential activity in digestion is "involving swallowing, initiated by voluntary & peristalsis"?
    Propulsion
  8. Involuntary contraction and relaxation of muscle walls?
    Peristalsis
  9. Breakdown of food by chewing, mixing food with saliva?
    Mechanical Breakdown
  10. Breakdown of complex food molecules?
    Digestion
  11. Minerals/vitamins that transport into blood (small intestine)?
    Absorption
  12. Eliminates waste?
    Defecation
  13. Mouth to anus is what group of organs?
    Alimentary Canal/GI Tract
  14. What organs contain the accessory organs?
    Teeth, tongue, gallbladder

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