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Language of medicine Digestive System

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  • Q1
    What are the three main functions of the Digestive System
    Absorption of nutrients
    Digestion
    Elimination of waste
    30s
  • Q2
    Digestion begin in the
    Mouth
    30s
  • Q3
    What is the name of the enzyme that helps breakdown food
    Saliva
    30s
  • Q4
    Teeth tear apart food along with saliva to breakdown food
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q5
    Semi solid food is called a bolus
    False
    True
    30s
  • Q6
    What is the name of the structure that closes off the airway so that food can go down the esophagus ( food tube)
    Epiglottis
    30s
  • Q7
    What is the name of the tube that takes food from the mouth to the stomach called
    Esophagus
    30s
  • Q8
    The esophagus starts the process called peristalsis, what is peristalsis
    wave-like or snake-like motion that propels food downward
    30s
  • Q9
    What is a sphincter
    Donut shaped muscular structure that opens and closes to allow food and waste to pass through
    30s
  • Q10
    Name the 3 main sphincters in the digestive system
    pyloric - allows semi-solid food to leave the stomach and enter the small intestine
    Cardiac - allows food to leave the esophagus and enter the stomach
    Anal - allows waste to leave the body
    30s
  • Q11
    "J" shaped muscular organ the pulverizes, and breakdown semi-solid food into liquid nutrition is called
    The stomach
    30s
  • Q12
    What is Rugae
    Deep wrinkles in the stomach that allows the stomach to expand and shrink
    30s
  • Q13
    What are the two main enzymes in the stomach
    Pepsin
    Hydrochloric Acid
    30s
  • Q14
    When liquid nutrition (chyme) passes into the small intestine, here is when absorption of nutrients take place, what is the 1st part of the small intestine called
    duodenum
    30s
  • Q15
    What is villi
    finger-like projections that line the wall of the small intestine that absorb nutrients into the blood stream
    30s

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