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Student Academic Learning Services Page 1 of 3 www.durhamcollege.ca/sals Student Services Building (SSB), Room 204 905.721.2000 ext. 2491 This document last updated: 7/29/2011 The Digestive System 1. The broad band of loose connective tissue beneath the mucosa that contains blood vessels, lymph and nerves is called the: a. mucosa b. submucosa c. muscularis d. serosa e. diverticulum 2. When you hold a piece of bread in your mouth, what enzyme initiates the process of starch digestion? a. salivary lipase b. salivary protease c. salivary sucrose d. salivary amylase e. salivary lactase 3. The rhythmic contractions of the digestive tract that allow the movement of food are called: a. peritoneum b. periosteum c. peristalsis d. perineum e. none of the above 4. The _____________ is a muscular tube that passes food from the mouth to the stomach. a. esophagus b. trachea c. nasopharynx d. epiglottis e. pharynx 5. The “ball” of food that is swallowed and moved through the esophagus is called the a. sphincter b. cannula c. bolus d. chyme e. chyle
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