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gastrointestinal sys

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what are rugae? -secrete hydrochloric acid and enzymes -folds in stomach
what are the accessory organs of the GI tract -liver -gallbladder -pancreas
what are the four divisions of the colon -ascending colon -descending colon -transverse colon -sigmoid colon
what are the functions of the liver -produces bile -remove sugar from blood -stores vitamins B12, A,D,E,K -destroys or transforms toxic products -maintains normal glucose levels -destroys old rad blood cells -produces various blood proteins
what are the three main components of the large intestines -colon -rectum -cecum
what are the three main parts of the stomach -body -fundus -pylorus
what are the two structures that form the roof of the mouth hard and soft palate
what is the medical term for the mouth oral cavity
what is another name for the GI tract aliementary canal
what are villi microscopic, finger like projections
where does the peristalsis occur from the pharynx to the anus
where is the digestion completed small intestine
what is a volvolus intestinal twisting
what are hemorrhoids enlarged veins in the mucous membrane of the anal canal
what causes hep A ingestion of contaminated food, water and milk
what is diverticulosis small blister like pockets develop in the inner lining of the large intestine
what is ulcerative cloitis inflammation disease of the colon
where are ulcers commonly found -stomach -duodenum
where do inguinal hernias develop in the groin where the abdominal folds of flesh meet the thighs
which large intestine disorder is associated with a higher risk of colon cancer ulcerative colitis
 

 



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