SG4-1 - Study Guide 4, Bio 227 Fall 2008 Digestive System...

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Study Guide 4, Bio 227 Fall 2008 Digestive System (Chapt. 22) (intro material is on last study guide) What do the plexuses do in the alimentary tract? What are the major molecules that we digest and in what form are they absorbed? What types of enzymes digest each? What are the functions of each organ? What is the histology of each organ of the alimentary tract (i.e., how do they differ from the general plan)? Mouth: What does each type of tooth do? How many teeth are there in children and adults (usually!)? What is the specific function of the tongue? The salivary glands? Saliva? Stomach: What are the specific cells and secretions of each? What does each secretion do? What allows food in and out of the stomach? Why is this important? What special feature of the muscularis of the stomach allows churning? What feature allows expansion? Small intestine: Where do most digestive enzymes enter the small intestine (which section)? Where are the enzymes produced? What compound does each (amylases, proteases and lipases) break down? What other secretions enter the small intestine (from the pancreas and liver)? What does each do? What are the sections of the small intestine? How long is each and what is its main function? What features of the intestines increase surface area for
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This note was uploaded on 02/05/2012 for the course BIO BIO 229 taught by Professor Dr.f during the Spring '11 term at Murray State KY.

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SG4-1 - Study Guide 4, Bio 227 Fall 2008 Digestive System...

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