Introduction to GI Physiology

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Dr. Kennon M. Garrett GI-1 INTRODUCTION TO GASTROINTESTINAL PHYSIOLOGY READING: Widmaier et al. Vander’s Physiology, 11th ed., Chapter 15 Learning Objectives 1. Describe the 4 tissue layers of the gastrointestinal tract. 2. Describe the 5 main functions of the gastrointestinal system. 3. Describe the 3 types of regulation of the gastrointestinal system. 4. Compare the short reflex pathway to the long reflex pathway.
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Dr. Kennon M. Garrett GI-2 I. Anatomy of the gastrointestinal system A. Organs of the gastrointestinal system 1. Gastrointestinal tract Mouth and pharynx Esophagus, Stomach Small intestine - duodenum, jejunum, ileum Large intestine 2. Accessory organs = salivary glands, pancreas, liver and gallbladder Vander’s Human Physiology, Fig 15-1 - Anatomy of Gastrointestinal System
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Dr. Kennon M. Garrett GI-3 3. Sphincters - specialized muscle structures that control movement of material between regions of the GI tract a. upper and lower esophageal sphincters b. pyloric sphincter c. ileocecal sphincter d. internal and external anal sphincters B. Basic organization of the wall of the gastrointestinal tract Cross section of the GI tract
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Dr. Kennon M. Garrett GI-4 1. Mucosa a. Epithelium absorptive cells mucous cells endocrine cells exocrine cells stem cells tight junctions b. Exocrine glands
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