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1

The site of duodenojejunal flexure is firmly held in position by a fibrous muscular band called the

Ligament of Treitz

2

Appendix is also called

Vermiform process

3

any of three external longitudinal muscle bands of the large intestine

Taenia Coli

4

Are the small pouches caused by sacculation (sac formation), which give the colon its segmented appearance.

Haustra

5

is that portion that lines the abdominal and pelvic cavities. Those cavities are also known as the peritoneal cavity.

Parietal peritoneum

6

covers the external surfaces of most abdominal organs, including the intestinal tract.

Visceral peritoneum

7

is a fold of membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall and holds it in place

Mesentery

8

When the patient is supine, what structures are filled with air and what structures are filled with barium during upper and lower GI studies.

Air - transverse colon, sigmoid colon, body and distal part of stomach

Barium - ascending, descending colon, fundus of the stomach, duodenal portion of the small bowel, rectum