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15 Cards in this Set

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Name the three salivary gland from largest to smallest
parotid gland, submandibular gland, sublingual gland
Name the parts of the stomach
cardia , bulge of stomach: funduslarge area : Body and curve of j: pylorus
Name the three basic areas of the tooth
crown, neck, root
What is mastication
Name the layers of the tooth from outside to inside
Enamel, Dentin, pulp cavity
What is peristalsis
Waves of muscular contractions that move along the digestive tract
List the phases of gastric activity
Cephalic phase(prepares for food)Gastric phase (arival of food triggers release of gastrin,a hormone) and intestinal phase (chyme enters intenstines. hormones such as CCK and GIP , and secretin are released
Name three phases of swallowing
Oral, Pharyngeal, Esophageal
What is segmentation
Regions of the small intestine do this. It is the churning of the digestive materials
List the 6 phases of the digestive functions
Ingestion, mechanical processing, digestion,secretion, absorption, excretion
What do the paroid glands secret
Rich in salivary amylase
Explain what parietal cells and chief cells do
Parietal: secrete intrindickfactor and hydrochloric acid. absorpotion of vitamins across intestinal lining. cheif cells: secrete pepsinogen. An inative form of pepsin. The hydrochloric acid secreted by the parietal cells convert it to pepsinogen
List the 5 layers of the small intestine from the inner to the outer.
Mucosa, submucosa, muscularis externa, serosa
Deglutition is what
S-shaped segment of colon
Sigmoid colon