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What are the part of the stomach the cardia, fungus, body and pylorus
A product of the stomach that kills mircoorganisms, break down fibers, and converts pepsinogen to the digestive enzume pepsin is hydrochloric acid
What are the three salivary glands parotid gland, sublingual gland, submandibular gland
Peristalsis occur in which areas of the digestive system The esophagus
. What does ERCP stand for? For an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP)
.What is PEG? percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG)
What is haustra? The walls of the large intestine contain haustra (puckered pouches) that can greatly expand as needed
What is the medical term for swallowing food and chewing? Mastication
What is the medical term for vomiting? as emesis
Define uvula. a fleshy extension at the back of the soft palate that hangs above the throat
What does the large intestine include? cecum, ascending colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon, rectum, anus.
What are the accessory organs of the digestive system The liver, gallbladder, and pancreas are accessory organs of digestion.
What is LES? lower esophageal sphincter (LES)
What is the process of elimination called? defecation.
What is the purpose of the villi in the small intestines? The villi of the small intestine produce digestive enzymes such as lactase to break down the sugar in milk
Explain the process of digestion from beginning to end. oral cavity and salivary glands, pharynx, esophagus, stomach,duodenum, jejunum, ileum, cecum,ascending colon, transverse colon, descending colon, sigmoid colon, rectum, anus
What is the gallbladder responsible for storing and excreting bile as the body needs it.
List the parts of the small intestines in the correct order duodenum, jejunum, ileum.
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