Flashcards in Final - digestion Deck (24):
The opening to the stomach from the esophagus is the
The opening opposite the Cardiac Orifice is the
3 regions of the stomach are the
The right side of the stomach forms the _____ ____, the left side forms the _____ ______
Most chemical digestion and absorption happens here.
The Small Intestines
The small intestine begins with the
After the duodenum, the small intestines turns into the
the small intestines ends as the
what increases the surface area on the surface of the small intestines (across which nutrients are absorbed)
Villi and Microvilli
Each villus contains what 2 things?
capillaries and central lacteal
What does the gallbladder secrete?
what does the pancreas secrete?
where does the gallbladder and pancreas secrete into?
what does bile do?
what does amylase do?
breaks down carbs
lipase does what?
breaks down lipids
protease does what?
breaks down proteins
Structure: slows down the passage of materials undergoing digestion
Structure: increases surface area for both absorption and chemical digestion
villi and microvilli
enteroendocrine cells lining intestinal glands that secrete hormones
secrete alkali mucin to protect and lubricate lining of small intestine
The liver connects to the inferior surface of the diaphragm through the ...?
The liver is joined to the stomach by the...