digestive system

  1. the digestive organs form an _____ from the mouth to the anus
    continuous tube
  2. breakdown of large food items into smaller components
    digestion
  3. the epithelia lining of the oral cavity is a nonkeratinized _______ epithelium
    stratified squamous
  4. what muscle compress the cheeks against the teeth holding solid materials in place during chewing?
    buccinator
  5. water makes up ____ of the volume of salvia and is the primary ingredient
    99.5%
  6. chemical digestion breaks down molecules by using__
    enzymes
  7. lining of the oral cavity protects against ____
    abrasion during digestion
  8. functions of the tongue
    gustation, swallowing and sound production
  9. the teeth are collectively known as the ______
    dentition
  10. anteriorly places permanent teeth are called _____
    incisors
  11. ____ are designed for slicing or cutting into food
    incisors
  12. tunics comprising the GI tract wall include the _____
    muscularis, adventitia, mucosa, submucosa
  13. 3 main groups of autonomic plexuses associated with the GI tract
    inferior mesenteric plexus, celiac plexus, and superior mesenteric plexus
  14. most saliva is produced during ____
    mealtime
  15. after the bolus has been completely processed in the stomach, the product is called ____
    chyme
  16. the empty esophagus is _____
    flattened
  17. secretory cells from the gastric epithelium
    parietal cell, surface mucous cell, chief cell, mucous neck cell, and enteroendocrine cell
  18. ingested nutrients spend at least ______ hours in the small intestine as chemical digestion and absorption are completed
    12
  19. in gastric glands, the parietal cells secrete _____
    hydrochloric acid
  20. liver is composed of ____ incompletely separated lobes and supported by ______ ligaments
    four,two
  21. the large intestine mucosa lacks _____
    intestinal villi
  22. accessory digestive organs
    pancreas, liver, gallbladder
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maddyb35
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digestive system
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digestive system
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