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KHS A&P: digestion

Mrs. Lemon A&P digestion test

Enzymes that break down lipids Lipases
Pigment that causes the yellow coloring of jaundice Bilirubin
A tear in this muscle is called a hiatal hearnia Diaphragm
Deposits of food and bascteria on the teeth Plaque
An infection of the gums Gingivitis
Fold of the skin that holds lips to the gums and tounge to the floor of the mouth Frenulum
Part of the peritoneum that holds abdominal organs in place Mesentery
Alcohol and asprin begin entering the blood in this part of the alimentary canal Stomach
This substance crystalizes in the gallbladder to form gall stones Cholesterol
Puckers in the wall of the large intestine due to the unusual muscle bangs Haustra
Glucose is stored as this in the liver Glycogen
Ampulla where the pancreatic and bile ducts join to enter the duodenum Hepatopancreatic
Structure that prevents food from entering the nose during swallowing Soft Palate
Folds in the stomach walls Rugae
What does your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) tell you The amount of calories your body needs each day
List three functions of lipids in the body Storage of glucose, cushion, and protection
The end product of digestion of lipids Fatty acids and Glycerol
List three functions of saliva Begins break down of Carbohydrates, moistens food so it can be swallowed easily, and protects teeth from decay by plaque
List the four tunics of the alimentary canal Mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa & serosa
The part of the alimentary canal that connects the pharynx to the stomach Esophagus
The layer of the alimentary canal that contains blood vessels and nerves Submucosa
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