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GI comp anat

GI anatomy for comps

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What is the alimentary canal? musculomembranous tube extending from mouth to anus.
Name the accessory glands of the digestive system salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, pancreas
Name the parts of the alimentary canal mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, anus
What is the term for the expanded terminal esophagus? cardiac antrum
What is the term for the area where the esophagus joins with the stomach? esophagogastric junction
At what level does the esophagogastric junction lie? xiphoid tip – T11
At what vertebral level does the esophagus pass through the diaphragm? T10
Which is more anterior, the trachea or esophagus? trachea
Where does the esophagus lie in the thorax? posterior to the trachea and anterior to the vertebral bodies
What opening of the stomach forms part if the esophagogastric junction? cardiac orifice
What is the junction point for the small and large intestines? ileocecal valve
What is the average length of the small intestine? 22 feet
What is the length of the duodemun? 8-10 inches
Created by: annaluz87