Flashcards in Pancreas and Large Intestine Deck (21)
Is the pancreas endocrine or exocrine?
What cells make up the bulk of the pancreas?
Exocrine cells are arranged in what?
What is secrete by exocrine cells in pancreas?
Trypsinogen is activated to what? By what?
Where is enterokinase released?
By enterocytes in SI
Pancreatic amylase aids in the digestion of what? To produce what?
Lipase breaks down what? Into what?
Fatty acids and glycerol
The endocrine cells of the pancreas are located where?
Islets of Langerhans
The endocrine cells of the pancreas release what?
Glucagon is secreted by which cells?
Insulin is secreted by which cells?
Somatostatin is released by which cells?
Alpha cells make up what percentage is islet cells?
Beta cells make up what percentage is islet cells?
Delta cells make up what percentage is islet cells?
Most of what is absorbed in LI?
Most of water from food
What is propelled down the LI and out through the anal canal as feces?
Bacteria in the large intestine produce what?
The LI/colon has numerous types of what cells?