A&P2 Test 2 (7)

  1. A soft, oblong organ lying along the greater curvature of the stomach and connected by a duct to the duodenum;12–15 cm (5–6 in.) long and 2.5 cm (1 in.) thick,
  2. Large organ under the diaphragm that occupies most of the right hypochondriac region and part of the epigastric region. Functionally, it produces bile and synthesizes most plasma proteins; interconverts nutrients; detoxifies substances; stores glycogen, iron, and vitamins; carries on phagocytosis of worn-out blood cells and bacteria; and helps synthesize the active form of vitamin D.
  3. A small pouch, located inferior to the liver, that stores bile and empties by means of the cystic duct.
    gall bladder
  4. -composed of hepatocytes, bile canaliculi, and hepatic sinusoids.
    histology of the liver
  5. an approximately oval mass that includes portions of two neighboring hepatic lobules
    hepatic acinus model of liver function
  6. -A long tube of the gastrointestinal tract that begins at the pyloric sphincter of the stomach, coils through the central and inferior part of the abdominal cavity, and ends at the large intestine
    small intestine
  7. divided into three segments: duodenum, jejunum, and ileum.
    small intestine
  8. blood supply of the liver
    -receives oxygenated blood via the hepatic artery and nutrient-rich deoxygenated blood via the hepatic portal vein.
  9. directed toward changing food into forms that can pass through the absorptive epithelial cells lining the mucosa and into the underlying blood and lymphatic vessels.
  10. The portion of the gastrointestinal tract extending from the ileum of the small intestine to the anus, divided structurally into the cecum, colon, rectum, and anal canal.;which is about 1.5 m (5 ft) long and 6.5 cm (2.5 in.)
    large intestine
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A&P2 Test 2 (7)
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