Digestion

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alyssau12
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299441
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Digestion
Updated:
2015-03-29 14:44:34
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ANSC
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Equine Nutrition
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  1. What is secreted in the glandular region of the stomach?
    HCL
  2. Where can ulcers develop?
    top part of the stomach
  3. What part of the digestive system do horses lack? how do they make up for it?
    • gall bladder
    • liver produces bile salts instead
  4. What hormone is released during the fed state?
    insulin
  5. What hormone is released during the fasting state?
    glucagon
  6. What breaks down proteins?
    • proteases
    • trypsin
    • pepsin
  7. What breaks down starch?
    amylase
  8. What breaks down fat?
    lipase
  9. What stimulates the pancreas to release enzymes?
    gastrin
  10. What is the most produced VFA?
    acetate
  11. What happens in the small intestine?
    • enzymatic digestion
    • absorption of nutrients
  12. What happens in the large colon?
    VFA and B-vitamin absoroption
  13. What happens in the small colon?
    • water re-absorption
    • electrolyte absorption
    • development of horse apples

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