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Digestive System

Mrs. Montgomery

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1.a disease most often caused by Heliobacter pylori
5.rythmic-like contraction of smooth muscle that moves "food" through the GI tract
7.attaches the liver to the abdominal wall and diaphragm
12.condition in which the large intestine does not absorb enough water
13.type of digestion facilitated primarily by the accessory organs
14.important in moving food during mastication
15.enzyme that breaks down lactose; if you don't make it, don't eat cheese!
18.peritoneal fold (4 layers) ; contains a great deal of adipose tissue
19.inflammation of saclike outpouchings of the large intestine; inadequate fiber intake is a contributing factor
22.type of digestion accomplished by the mouth and stomach
25.major site of digestion and absorption
28.various structures secrete ~7 liters of it per day
29.hidden blood, as might occur in the feces of colorectal cancer patients
34.a.k.a. emesis: forcible expulsion of upper GI tract contents
35.cells that secrete HCl
37.portion of the colon that returns to the medial position
38.the act of swallowing
39.produces bile (emulsification of fats)
41.deepest layer of the large intestine; contains simple columnar epithelium
43.elimination of feces; a.k.a. egestion
44.that little "dangly" thing; helps prevent food from going up into your nasal cavity
45.1 of Mrs. Montgomery's favorite anatomy terms; a bile pigment
46.condition in which reflux occurs from the stomach into the esophagus
2.surgical removal of the gall bladder
3.an enzyme that breaks down starch
4.liver cells
6.muscular structure that regulates the passage of substances throughout the digestive tract
8.location of structures like the kidneys, pancreas and asc. & desc. colon; in the posterior abdominal wall
9.fold of mucous membrane; attaches tongue to floor of mouth
10.the "throat"; muscular contractions help move food into the esophagus
11.accessory structure: secretes digestive enzymes in a "juice"
16.roof of the mouth formed by maxillae and palatine bones
17.phase of digestion in which the mere sensing of food stimulates salivation
20.smooth and skeletal muscle tube that passes bolus to the stomach
21.stores bile
23.adaptations of small intestine that dramatically increase absorption surface area
24.8-inch terminal portion of the large intestine; final feces production
26.colon pouches
27.middle portion of the small intestine
30.the process of taking in food
31.first section of the small intestine; receives secretions from gall bladder and pancreas
32.microbial infection that causes accute inflammation of the peritoneum
33.largest salivary gland; anterior and inferior to ears
36.3-inch long, twisted, coiled tube; a pain when infected
37.secretes pepsin, gastric lipase and HCl
40.large mucosa folds of the stomach
42."food" when it is in the stomach; soupy liquid of food mixed with gastric secretions

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