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Organ Matching

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The longest part of the digestive system small intestine
the most important part of the digestive system small intestine
watery waste from the small intestine is moved to this organ large intestine
nutrients are removed from barely digested food in this organ small intestine
tiny villi are found here small intestine
microvilli are found on the villi in this organ small intestine
the largest internal organ liver
this organ is dark red and wedge shaped liver
this organ serves as the body's primary processing and manufacturing plant liver
supplies bile to the duodenum liver
monitors and adjusts the chemical composition of the blood liver
stores, reroutes, and transforms nutrients that have been absorbed into the bloodstream liver
takes in blood from two sources liver
takes in blood from the hepatic artery and portal vein liver
hepatocytes are found here liver
hepatocytes in this organ clean and adjust the composition of the blood liver
cells in this organ store and release glucose as needed liver
cells in this organ store fats and certain minerals liver
cells in this organ manufacture cholestorol liver
cells in this organ make blood proteins liver
cells in this organ can not store excess amino acids liver
bile pigments and bile salts are combined in this organ liver
this organ houses macrophages that filter blood by extracting and destroying bacteria liver
cells in this organ package fatty acids for shipment around the body liver
this organ deactivates hormones so that they only act for a limited time liver
this organ makes digestive enzymes and releases them into the duodenum pancreas
the glands that release glucagon and insulin are found in this organ pancreas
hormones in this organ ensure our cells have a constant and steady supply of glucose pancreas
alpha cells and beta cells are found in this organ pancreas
urea from excess amino acids is made in this organ liver
this organ continuously filters the blood to remove waste and excess water and salts kidneys
this organ ensures that the blood's concentration and volume remain constant kidneys
urine is formed in this organ and passed on for disposal kidneys
cortex, medulla, and pelvis are the three zones of this organ kidneys
nephrons that filter the blood and produce urine are found in this organ kidneys
the pelvis zone of this organ funnels urine into the ureter to be removed kidneys
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