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Which structure prevents food from entering the trachea when swallowing.
The process of chewing; first step of digestion and it increases the surface area of foods to allow more efficient break down by enzymes
Basic taste sensations
Salty,Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Umami
Which muscles are a sphincter muscle
Esophagus, Stomach, Pyloric
A portion, with respect to food, the amount swallowed at one time
The upper esophagus sphincter opens in response to swallowing. At the bottom of the esophagus, the lower esophageal sphincter prevents reflux of the stomach contents
Function of Pyloric Sphincter
stomach, duodenum, jejunum, ileum, colon
The order in which food passes through the regions of the GI tract
is the ability of the GI tract muscles to move
The term motility in reference to the GI tract
Stores waste material prior to evacuation
Primary function of the rectum
The lower esophageal sphincter is also known as the
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