Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/8

Click to flip

8 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Name 3 functions of the GI system.
Digestion, Aborption, and Elimination
Name 3 organs of the digestive system and give their functions.
Liver-makes bile, stores vitamins, and removes sugar;
Gallbladder-stores and releases bile; Pancreas-secretes insulin into the bloodstream
Name 3 parts of the small intestine.
duodenum; jejunum; ileum
What are Villi?
finger like projections in the small intestines that absorb nutrients into the bloodstream
Name the quadrants and the organs in them.
RUQ-liver and gallbladder; RLQ-Appendix; LUQ-stomach,pancreas, and spleen; LLQ-sigmoid colon
What is Bile?
Fluid that absorbs fat, it is made in the liver and stored in the gallbladder.
What role does the mouth play in digestion?
breaks food down and turns food into bolus
Which colon absorbs nutrients?
small intestine