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1

digestive processes

1) temporarily store ingested food
2) mechanically digest food
3) chemically digest food through acids and enzymes

2

what is the name given to stomach contents by the time it is ready to leave stomach

chyme

3

in which cavity is the stomach located

abdominal cavity

4

what tissue forms mucosal epithelium

simple columnar for protection and secretion

5

Function of mucosal epithelium

produce mucous to protect epithelium against enzymes

6

4 layers of stomach

i) mucosa
ii) submucosa
iii) muscular layer
iv) serosa

7

Why are these extra muscle layers present in the stomach

to increase digestion process (churning), strengthens stomach walls

8

what are the functions of gastric pits and gastric glands

produce gastric juice

9

greater omentum function

1) protective padding
2) lipid energy reserve
3) insulation

10

lesser omentum attachments

from liver to lesser curvature of stomach and first segment of proximal duodenum

11

function of rugae (gastric folds)

increase volume of stomach during meals