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Digestive System

Organs of

What are the Digestive function of the Liver? 1. Bile production; 2. storage of some Fat/Fat Soluable Vitamins & Iron; 3. removal/storage of Glucose; 4. Interconversion of nutrients
What is the function of Bile? Fat digestion
Where does the lIver receive its Glucose from? via Portal Circulation
What is Interconversion? trasformation - ie: from Carbs --> Fat
What is the result of cancers that travel to the Liver? Death
What is the function of the Falciform Ligament? ATTACHES Liver --> Diaphragm
WHat are the Lobes of the Liver? 1. Right lobe; 2. Left lobe; 3. Caudate (posterior); 4. Quadrate (inferior)
WHat is the Round Ligament? former Umbilical Vein of fetus
What structure makes up the Round Ligament? the Falciform Ligament folded over on itself
Where is the Quadrate Lobe of the Liver located? between the Round Ligament & Gallbladder
What is the function of the Gallbladder? RESERVOIR for Bile
Where is Bile produced? Liver
From what structures does the Gallbladder receive Bile? Hepatic & Cystic Ducts
Where does the Gallbladder drain into? Duodenum
What path does Bile take out of the Gallbladder? Cystic duct --> Common Bile duct --> Hepatopancreatic Papilla (Papilla of Vater) --> Duodenum
What is the Hepatopancreatic Papilla? the point at which Bile flows from the Common Bile duct --> Duodenum
What are the Digestive functions of the Pancreas? 1. EXOcrine secretion of Digestive Enzymes; 2. vital ENDOcrine Gland --> Insulin
Where is the Pancreas located? attached to inner curvature of Duodenum
WHat does the Pancreas look like? 4-8" long; HAMMER-shaped - multiple internal ducts go --> Hepatopancreatic Papilla
What structures is the Hepatopancreatic Papilla (papilla of Vater) comprised of? Pancreatic Duct merge with Common Bile Duct
Created by: kristel387