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1

Fats that are digested and absorbed into lacteals are then carried almost directly into the...

Cisterna chyli

2

The enzyme pepsin is produced in the...

Stomach

3

Pepsin breaks down...

Protein

4

The exocrine pancreas assists in the process of digestion by producing...

Amylase, lipase, trypsin and bicarbonate ions

5

The major site of water absorption in the gut is...

The colon

6

The parietal cells in the wall of the stomach produce...

Hydrochloric acid

7

The stomach of the dog is divided into three parts, which form the entrance to the oesophagus are termed...

Cardia, fundus and pylorus

8

The stomach of the dog produces hydrochloric acid, mucus and...

Pepsin

9

Trypsinogen is secreted in the intestinal juice and converted to the active enzyme trypsin by the action of...

Enterokinase

10

The gastric mucosa contains 3 different cells that secrete different gastric juices...

Mucus
Hydrochloric acid
Pepsinogen

11

Prehension means?

To pick up food

12

How many pairs of salivary glands does a dog have?

4

13

Dental formular for a kitten?

I3/3 C1/1 PM3/2

14

The region of the stomach closest to the oesophagus is the?

Cardia

15

The double fold of the peritoneum that specifically links the stomach to the abdominal wall is?

Omentum

16

Which cells in the stomach secrete Hydrochloric acid?

Parietal cells

17

Which cells in the stomach secrete Pepsinogen?

Chief cells

18

Which cells in the stomach secrete mucus

Goblet cells

19

Into which part of the gut does the gall bladder empty?

Duodenum

20

What is contained within the lacteals?

Chyle

21

Where does the destruction of old red blood cells take place?

The spleen

22

The process of breaking down food into small, soluble units is known as?

Digestion

23

Order of food passing through the large intestine?

Caecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, rectum

24

Which salivary gland lies within the orbit of the skull?

Zygomatic

25

Food resulting from digestion in the stomach is...

Chime with an acid pH

26

Amino acids resulting from the digestion of proteins are carried into the liver by the...

Hepatic portal vein

27

Ptyalin is?

Salivary amylase found in some animals. NOT cats and dogs

28

Another name for alpha-amylase?

Ptyalin

29

The function of hydrochloric acid is to?

Create an environment for pepsin production

30

Villi are numerous in?

The ileum