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Unformatted text preview: Reticulum • Omasum • Abomasum Reticulum is the site of fermentation of indigested materials, “honeycomb” Omasum can further crush and grind materials into small pieces Abomasum functions like a true stomach “non-ruminant” Pancreatic duct penetrates duodenal wall Endocrine functions : • Insulin Exocrine functions : • Majority of pancration secretions Liver • Performs metabolic and hematological regulation and produces bile • Histological organization Lobules containing single-cell thick plates of hepatocytes Lobules unite to form common hepatic duct o Duct meets cystic duct to form common bile duct Liver lobule is the basic functional unit of the liver: • Hepatocytes form irregular plates arranged in spoke-like patterns END OF TEST ONE MATERIAL...
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