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1

Where does the digestive system start and finish

It starts at the oral cavity and ends at the anal opening

2

What is the digestive system composed of

A smooth muscle tube with regional modifications and associated organs

3

What are the functions of the digestive system

To breakdown food and fluid, absorb required nutrients and water, and a waste removal system

4

How are the abdominal sections split into the foregut, midgut and hindgut

They are split based on the blood supply

5

Where does digestion begin

In the oral cavity

6

What does the teeth and tongue help form food into

A bolus

7

Where does the bolus travel to after the oral cavity

The pharynx

8

After the pharynx where does the bolus travel

To the oesophagus

9

What does the salivary glands release

Amylase

10

What is the function of amylase

To begin the breakdown of starch

11

What is the oesophagus

A muscular tube

12

Where does the oesophagus start and finish

The oesophagus starts at the inferior constrict of the pharynx and ends at the stomach

13

What is the foregut composed of

The distal oesophagus, stomach, liver, spleen, proximal duodenum and the pancreas.

14

What supplies the foregut with blood

Branches of the coeliac axis

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Where does the coeliac axis sit

At T12 level of the aorta

16

Where does blood from the foregut drain into

The hepatic portal vein

17

The stomach turns food with digestive acid to create

Chyme

18

What does chyme pass through to get to the duodenum

The pyloric valve

19

What are the folds inside the stomach known as

Rugae

20

How many layers of muscle make up the stomach

Three

21

What are the three layers of muscles in the stomach

Longitudinal, circular and oblique

22

What is attached to the lesser curvature of the stomach

The lesser omentum

23

What is attached to the greater curvature of the stomach

The greater omentum

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What is the omentum composed of

Sheets of peritoneum with layers of fat and blood vessels between the sheets

25

Where is the liver located

Under the right hemisphere of the diaphragm

26

How many lobes are on the anterior section of the liver

Two

27

What are the anterior lobes of the liver

The left lobe and the right lobe

28

What is between the anterior left and right lobes of the liver

The falciform ligament

29

How many lobes are on the posterior section of the liver

Four

30

What are the four posterior lobes of the liver

The left lobe, the right lobe, the quadrate lobe and the caudate lobe