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What type of epithelium is the large intestine? Anal Canal?

Large intestine: simple columnar epithelium

Anal canal: stratified squamous

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What type of cells do large intestines contains that secrete mucus?

Goblet cells

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What are the functions of the Bacterial flora in the large intestine?

colonize colo, ferment cellulose and other plant polysaccarides, synthesize B complex vitamins and vitamin K

124

What are the digestive process in the large intestine?

absorption- absorbs remaining water

Propulsion- propels feces toward rectum

Defacation- eliminates feces toward body

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Long, slow-moving, powerful contractile waves, force contents toward rectum

Mass movements

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Parasympathetic reflex that is initiated by stretching rectal wall.

Defecation reflex

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What is the result of the defecation reflex

sigmoid colon and rectum contract and internal anal sphincter relaxes

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What is the equation of the teeth?

(2I,1C,2PM,3M/21,1C,2PM,3M) x 2