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What are the combining forms for the mouth?
or/o or stomat/o
What is the combining form for the pharynx?
pharyng/o
What is the combining form for the esophagus?
esophag/o
What is the combining form for the stomach?
gastr/o
What is the combining form for the small intestine?
enter/o
What are the combining forms for the large intestine?
col/o or colon/o
What are the combining forms for the rectum & anus?
an/o, proct/o, or rect/o
What is the combining form for the liver?
hepat/o
What is the combining form for the gallbladder?
cholecyst/o
What is the combining form for the pancreas?
pancreat/o
What is the digestive system also known as?
Alimentary Canal
What are the major structures of the digestive system?
Oral Cavity (mouth), Pharynx (throat), Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine, Large Intestine, Rectum, & Anus
What are the accessory organs related to the digestive system?
Liver, Gallbladder, & Pancreas
What are the structures of the digestive system described as?
Gastrointestinal or GI Tract
What does the upper GI Tract consist of?
Mouth, Esophagus, & Stomach
What does the GI Tract consist of?
Small Intestine, Large Intestines, Rectum, & Anus
What are sometimes referred to as the bowels?
Intestines
What are the major structures of the oral cavity?
Lips, Hard & Soft Palates, Salivary Glands, Tongue, Teeth, & Periodontium
What are the lips also known as?
Labia
What structure forms the opening to the oral cavity?
Lips or Labia
What structure during eating holds food in the mouth & aids the tongue & cheeks in guiding food between the teeth for chewing?
Lips
What structure forms the opening to the oral cavity?
Lips or Labia
What term forms the roof of the mouth and consists of two parts?
Palate
What term forms the bony anterior portion of the palate that is covered with specialized mucous membrane?
Hard Palate
What term describes the irregular ridges or folds in the mucous membrane & cover the anterior portion of the hard palate?
Rugae
What term forms the flexible posterior portion of the palate?
Soft Palate