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1

Name the functions of the GI System

1. Propulsion
2. Secretion
3. Digestion
4. Absorption
5. Barrier Function

2

Name the seven sphincters

1. upper esophageal
2. lower esophageal
3. pyloric (between stomach and small intestine)
4. ileocecal
5. colorectal
6. internal anal
7. external anal (voluntary)

3

What are the four major tissue layers of the digestive tract wall from inner to outer?

1. mucosa
2. submucosa
3. muscularis externa
4. serosa