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digestive system

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What are rugae? Folds in stomach that secretes hydrochloride, acid and enzymes
what are the accessory organs of the GI system? Liver, Pancreas, Gallbladder
What are the four divisions of the colon Ascending colon Transverse colon Descending colon Sigmoid Colon
What are the functions of the liver Produce Bile removes glucose from the blood stores viatamin B12, A, D, E and K Destroys or transforms products Maintain glucose levels synthesize proteins that circulate blood
What are the three main components of the large intestine Cecum, Colon, Rectum
What are the three main parts of the stomach Body, Fundas, Pyloris
What are the two structures that form the roof of the mouth Hard palate, Soft palate
What is the medical term for the mouth Oral cavity
What is another name for the GI tract Alimentary Canal
What are villi Microscopic , finger-like projections
Where does peristalsis occur from the pharynx to the anus
where is digestion completed small intestine
what is volvolus a life threatening obstruction in which the bowel twists on itself
What are hemorrhoids enlarged veins in the mucous membrane of the anal canal
what causes hepatitis A ingestion of contaminated food, water, or milk
what is diverticulosis a condition in which small blister like pockets develop in the inner lining of the large intestine
what is ulcerative colitis chronic inflammatory disease of the large intestine and rectum
where are ulcers commonly found stomach, duodenum
where do inguinal hernias develop in the groin where the abdomin folds of flesh meet ulcerative colitis
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