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Digestive Termology

Teresa Martin

Terms dealing with digestive terminology

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2.cavity that recieves food for digestion
5.receptacle that stores and concentrates the bile produced in the liver
9.inability to swallow
11.opening of the rectum to the outside of the body
12.muscular tube that moves food from the pharnyx to the stomach
13.portions of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum
14.distal portion of the large intestine
15.space between the parietal and visceral peritoneum
18.throat; passageway for food traveling to the esophague and air traveling to the larynx
22.refuse; solid waste formed in the large intestine
23.structure that forms the roof of the mouth
24.opening from the esophagus to the stomach
27.third portion of the small intestine
29.first portion of the small intestine
31.portion that extends upward from the cecum
33.evacuation of feces from the rectum
34.sac-like organ that chemically mixes and prepares food received from the esophagus
35.membrane surrounding the entire abdominal cavity consisting of the parietal layer and visceral layer
1.tubular structure that digests food received from the stomach
3.worm-like projection of lymphatic tissue hanging off the cecum with no digestive function
4.second portion of the small intestine
6.larger tubular structure that receives the liquid waste products of digestion
7.muscular structure of the floor of the mouth covered by mucous membrane and held down by a band-like membrane known as the frenulum
8.opening of the stomach into the duodenum
10.portion that extends across from the ascending colon
16.small projection hanging from the back middle edge of the soft palate
17.ducts that convey bile, including heptic, cystic, and common bile ducts
19.three pairs of exocrine glands in the mouth that secrete salvia
20.portion that extends down from the transverse colon
21.dilated portion of the rectum just above the anal canal
25.portion that terminates at the rectum
26.gland that secretes pancreatic juice into the duodenum
28.a covering; an extension of the peritoneum attached to the stomach and connecting it with other abdominal organs
30.first part of the large intestine
32.organ in the upper right quadrant that produces bile

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