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SAB Spontaneous abortion STD Sexually transmitted disease TAB Therapeutic abortion TAH Total abdominal hysterectomy Module 12: Chapter 5 Terms Related to the Digestive System Term Meaning Primary Digestive Structures and Organs Mouth, oral cavity Opening where food enters the body and undergoes the first process of digestion Palate The roof of the mouth; separates the oral cavity from the nasal cavity Uvula Small piece of tissue that hangs in the posterior portion of the oral cavity Tongue Muscular organ at the floor of the mouth; assists in swallowing and speaking Teeth Structures that provide the hard surfaces needed for mastication Salivary glands Saliva-secreting glands in the oral cavity; include the parotid, sublingual, and submandibular glands Saliva Clear, tasteless, odorless fluid that helps to lubricate food in the mouth Pharynx, throat Space behind the mouth that serves as a passage for food from the mouth to the esophagus and for air from the nose and mouth to the larynx Esophagus Muscular tube that moves food from the pharynx to the stomach Stomach Saclike organ in which the chemical part of digestion begins Cardia Area where the esophagus connects to the stomach Fundus Superior domed portion of the stomach Body Largest part of the stomach, between the fundus and pylorus Pylorus Lower part of the stomach that connects to the small intestine Rugae Folds in the stomach lining that increase the surface area for absorption of nutrients Small intestine Long hollow tube where most absorption of nutrients occurs -um First section of the small intestine Jejunum The middle section of the small intestine Ileum The terminal part of the small intestine that connects to the large intestine Large intestine Large tube where water is reabsorbed and solid waste products are produced Cecum First portion of the large intestine Appendix, vermiform appendix Fingerlike projection off the cecum of the large intestine Colon Portion of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the rectum Ascending colon The portion of the large intestine that lies on the right side arising from the
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cecum and joins to the transverse colon Transverse colon Area of the large intestine between the ascending colon and descending colon Descending colon Section of the large intestine that follows the transverse colon Sigmoid colon Terminal portion of the large intestine that joins with the rectum Rectum Extension of the large intestine that is a pouch that holds solid waste material before elimination from the body Anus Exit from the large intestine to the outside of the body Accessory Digestive Organs Liver Large organ that produces and secretes bile into the gallbladder Bile Fluid that is secreted by the liver into the duodenum and aids in digestion Gallbladder Organ located behind the liver that stores bile and send it to the duodenum Pancreas Organ that secretes pancreatic juices into the small intestine that assist in digestion Combining Forms Combining Form Meaning Aliment/o Nutrition An/o Anus
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