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Functions of digestive system

Ingestion
Mastication
Motility
Secretion
Hormone release
Chemical digestion
Absorption
Elimination

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4 main layers of the wall pf GIT

Mucosa
Submucosa
Muscularis
Serosa

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It is the only communication between the oral vestibule and oral cavity proper when the mouth is closed and the teeth are clenched

Retromolar space

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The dorsum of the tongue is divided by a V – shaped groove called the __

Sulcus terminales

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Four Types of Lingual Papillae

•Filiform papillae
•Fungiform papillae
•Foliate papillae
•Circumvallate papillae

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Largest of the lingual papillae

Circumvallate Papillae

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Most numerous lingual papillae

Filifprm papilae

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Anterior lingual glands


Blandin and Nuhn mucoserous glands

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Posterior lingual glands

Von-Ebners purely serous glands

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Cells Found in Gastric Glands

•Mucous neck cells
•Chief / Principal / Zygomatic cells
•Parietal / Oxyntic cells
•Endocrine cells