Digestive System Diseases

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Digestive System Diseases
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2014-09-11 16:02:05
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Ch 14 Digestive System Diseases and Disorders
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  1. Parts of the Alimentary Canal:
    • 1. Mouth or Oral Cavity
    • 2. Salivary Glands
    • 3. Pharynx (throat)
    • 4. Esophagus
    • 5. Stomach
    • 6. Small intestine
    • 7. Large Intestine (colon)
  2. Functions of the digestive system:
    Digestion and absorption
  3. The process of food being broken down into such simpler molecules as amino acids, fatty acids, and simple sugars through both mechanical and chemical process.
    Digestion
  4. The process in which simpler molecules as well as minerals, vitamins, and water move from the digestive tract across the digestive wall and into the blood to be carried into body tissue
    Absorption
  5. What is GERD?
    Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (Barrett Esophagus)
  6. What is Stomatitis?
    Inflammation of the oral mucosa. Common inflammation that occurs most in the form of cold sores or canker sores.

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