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The selective intake of food?

Ingestion

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Mechanical and chemical breakdown of food into a form usable by the body?

Digestion

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Uptake of nutrient molecules into cells?

Absorption

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Absorbing water and consolidating the residue into feces?

Compaction

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Elimination of feces?

Defecation

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The digestive tract has two anatomical subdivisions what are they?

Digestive tract and accessory organs

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The muscular tube extending from mouth to anus?

Digestive tract

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The teeth, tongue, salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, etc.?

Accessory organs

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There are four tissue layers what are they?

Mucosa
Submucosa
Muscularis externa
Serosa (visceral peritoneum)

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Lining of the digestive tract that secrete and absorbs?

Mucosa

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Stratified squamous or simple Columnar?

Epithelium

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Loose connective tissue layer?/

Lamina propria

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Smooth muscles That tense the mucosa?

Muscularis mucosae

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Thick layer of loose connective tissue containing blood vessels, lymph vessels, glands?

Submucosa

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Nerve fibers that control movement of the muscularis mucosa and glands?

Submucosal plexus

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Muscles the contract to propel residue through the digestive tract?

Muscularis externa

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There are two types of muscularis externa what are they?

Circular muscle and longitudinal muscle
Myenteric plexus which is nerve fibers the control peristalsis

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Thin layer of areola tissue and simple squamous?

Serosa or (visceral peritoneum)

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The peritoneum

Covers the external surfaces of most digestive organs?

Visceral peritoneum

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Serous membrane that lines the abdominal cavity?

Parietal peritoneum

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Connective tissue that loosely suspends the organs from the body?

Mesenteries

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Two layered membrane extending from the body wall to digestive organs, then separates and passes around organs forming serosa?

Posterior mesentery

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Mesentery from the liver to the stomach?

Lesser omentum

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Mesentery that hangs from the stomach and loosely covers the small intestine?

The greater omentum

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Mesentery that anchors the colon to the posterior abdominal wall?

Mesocolon

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What are the six structures of the mouth?

Cheeks and lips
Tongue
Palate
Teeth
Saliva
Extrinsic salivary glands

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Anatomy of the digestive system (Gastrointestinal or G.I. tract)

Ingestion of food, taste, chewing, speech, etc.?

Mouth

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Retains food, articulate speech, suck and blow?

Cheeks and lips

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Manipulates and tastes food?

The site of taste buds?

The median fold attaching the tongue to mouth?

Tongue

Lingual papillae

Lingual frenulum

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Separates oral and nasal cavity?

Palate