kelley anatomy

kelley anatomy - Digestion Ingestion- food intake Chemical...

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Digestion Ingestion- food intake Chemical Digestion- the breakdown of food by enzyme action Mechanical Digestion- the process that physically mixes or breaks down food into smaller particles Peritonitis-inflammation of the peritoneum Alimentary Canal- includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, and anus Accessory Organs- includes the teeth, tongue, salivary glands, liver, gall bladder, and pancreas Absorption- the transport of products of digestion through the intestinal mucosa into the blood Defecation- the elimination of undigested residues (feces) from the body Mesentery- connects the visceral and parietal peritoneum Serous Membrane- all ventral cavities contain this slick, friction-reducing membrane Mucosa- innermost layer of the Alimentary Canal Sphincters- these control the opening and closing of the lumens Plexus- a dense connective tissue that contains glands, blood vessels, lymphatic vessels, and nerves are organized into this Serosa- outermost layer of the Alimentary Canal
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2010 for the course COMM 308 taught by Professor Durbin during the Spring '10 term at WVU.

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