Unformatted text preview: – accumulation of bile between meals: Liver (hepatocyes) → bile ducts (portal triad) → Right/left hepatic ducts → common hepatic duct → common bile duct → cystic duct → gall bladder – Release of stored bile from gallbladder – Why? Allows release of concentrated bile upon demand for emulsification of fats – Gall bladder → cystic duct → common bile duct → duodenum c. Pancreas 2. Functions – Exocrine secretions : Released into ducts – Acinar cells: Secrete most of the body's digestive enzymes – Epithelium of small ducts: Secretes bicarbonate to neutralize stomach acid – Endocrine secretions: Released into blood – Pancreatic islet cells...
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2011 for the course IPHY 3410 taught by Professor Tsai,pei-s during the Spring '08 term at Colorado.
- Spring '08