Flashcards in Digestion Deck (38)
Fats that are digested and absorbed into lacteals are then carried almost directly into the...
The enzyme pepsin is produced in the...
Pepsin breaks down...
The exocrine pancreas assists in the process of digestion by producing...
Amylase, lipase, trypsin and bicarbonate ions
The major site of water absorption in the gut is...
The parietal cells in the wall of the stomach produce...
The stomach of the dog is divided into three parts, which form the entrance to the oesophagus are termed...
Cardia, fundus and pylorus
The stomach of the dog produces hydrochloric acid, mucus and...
Trypsinogen is secreted in the intestinal juice and converted to the active enzyme trypsin by the action of...
The gastric mucosa contains 3 different cells that secrete different gastric juices...
To pick up food
How many pairs of salivary glands does a dog have?
Dental formular for a kitten?
I3/3 C1/1 PM3/2
The region of the stomach closest to the oesophagus is the?
The double fold of the peritoneum that specifically links the stomach to the abdominal wall is?
Which cells in the stomach secrete Hydrochloric acid?
Which cells in the stomach secrete Pepsinogen?
Which cells in the stomach secrete mucus
Into which part of the gut does the gall bladder empty?
What is contained within the lacteals?
Where does the destruction of old red blood cells take place?
The process of breaking down food into small, soluble units is known as?
Order of food passing through the large intestine?
Caecum, ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, rectum
Which salivary gland lies within the orbit of the skull?
Food resulting from digestion in the stomach is...
Chime with an acid pH
Amino acids resulting from the digestion of proteins are carried into the liver by the...
Hepatic portal vein
Salivary amylase found in some animals. NOT cats and dogs
Another name for alpha-amylase?
The function of hydrochloric acid is to?
Create an environment for pepsin production