Anatomy & Physiology II Digestive System Part 1 Practice Questions

Anatomy & Physiology II Digestive System Part 1 Practice Questions

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Digestive System 1. Which body system carries out the physical and chemical breakdown of food?  Digestive System 2. A wave-like contraction of the digestive tract caused by the simultaneous contraction  of the longitudinal and circular muscles is called:  Peristalsis 3. The diffusion of the digested food from the lumen of the digestive tract into the  mucosa and the blood capillaries is called:  Absorption 4. The elimination of unused and undigested food is called:  Defecation 5. A tubular region of the digestive tract that connects mouth to the esophagus is  called:  Pharynx 6. The small intestine is divided into the duodenum, jejunum, and  Ilieum 7. A curved sac-like region (located in the umbilical and hypochondriac regions) of the  digestive tract is called:  Stomach 8. A short funnel-shaped region of the digestive tract that serve as the junction between  the digestive and respiratory tracts is known as:  Pharynx 9. An act of eating food is also known as:  Ingestion 10. The large intestine is divided into colon, rectum anal canal and  Anus 11. The salivary glands and pancreas are classified as:  Exocrine  glands.
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12. Reddish, large, irregular shaped, bi-lobed digestive gland is known as the:  Liver 13. A storage sac found between the liver lobes is called  Gall bladder 14. Gallbladder stores and drains bile into the  Duodenum 15. Gallbladder is connected to the bile duct by the  Cystic Duct 16. Both   the   digestive   tract   and   the   accessory   glands   are   located   in   the  Abdominopelvic Cavity. 17.
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2010 for the course BIOL 109 taught by Professor Siddiqui during the Summer '03 term at Bergen Community College.

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Anatomy & Physiology II Digestive System Part 1 Practice Questions

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