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exercise_digestive_topic_4 - The Digestive System: Motility...

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1. The process by which food is received into the GI tract via the mouth is called _____________________. 2. The esophagus is digestive in function. a. True b. False 3. Swallowing has both voluntary and involuntary components a. True b. False 4. The function of the epiglottis is to prevent a bolus from entering the _____. 5. The first wave of contraction of the esophageal muscles is called ______    ______. 6. If a food bolus does not make it all the way to the stomach, _________ peristalsis forces the bolus the  remainder of the way. 7. Peristaltic contractions of the stomach occur about _____ times per minute when food makes it into the  8. The frequency of peristaltic contractions is regulated by ________ cells. 9. Gastric emptying would be slowed by which of the following: a. Fats in the duodenum b. Acids in the duodenum
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2009 for the course BIO 203 taught by Professor Johncabot during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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