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The branch of medicine dealing with digestion.

A. gastrenterology
B. gastroenterology
C. gastronterology
D. gastric enterology
B. gastroenterology
The lining of the coelemic cavity.

A. parietal perineum
B. parietal peroneum
C. parental peritoneum
D. parietal peritoneum
D. parietal peritoneum
Elevations on the tongue.

A. papillae
B. papilla
C. papilae
D. parpellae
A. papillae
Another name for an organ.

A. viscera
B. visera
C. vicera
D. vissera
A. viscera
The fourth and final layer of the GI tract.

A. adventia
B. adventtitia
C. adventitia
D. adventatial
C. adventitia
The process of assimilating nutrients.

A. absarption
B. absorption
C. absorpsion
D. absorptive
B. absorption
Means pertaining to the tongue.

A. ungual
B. inguinal
C. lingal
D. lingual
D. lingual
Double folds of peritoneum.

A. omenttum
B. omentum
C. ommentum
D. omantum
B. omentum
The hollow part of a tube.

A. lyman
B. luemen
C. leumen
D. lumen
D. lumen
A term for releasing enzymes to break down food.

A. secretion
B. secretive
C. secreation
D. secresion
A. secretion
Another term for visceral peritoneum.

A. serrosa
B. serosa
C. seroas
D. cerosa
B. serosa
The canal which makes up most of the digestive system.

A. elementary canal
B. alimentary canal
C. alementary canal
D. alemantary canal
B. alimentary canal
The layer responsible for contraction.

A. muscularis
B. musculars
C. musculares
D. musularis
A. muscularis
Organs not covered by the peritoneum.

A. retrorperitoneal
B. retroperoneal
C. retroperitoneal
D. rertoperitoneal
C. retroperitoneal
Long, thin sheets of tissue which support the GI tract.

A. dorsol mesentery
B. dorsal mecentery
C. dorsal mesentery
D. dorsal mesentary
C. dorsal mesentery
The tongue is connected to the floor of the mouth via the __________.

A. lingual frenulum
B. lingual phrenulum
C. lingual frenulem
D. lingual phrenulem
A. lingual frenulum
The second layer surrounding the lumen.

A. supermucosa
B. submucosa
C. supmucossa
D. submuccosa
B. submucosa
The state of being enlarged.

A. distention
B. distension
C. destention
D. destension
A. distention
Along with elastic fibers, this comprises the submucosal layer.

A. colagen
B. collajen
C. colagin
D. collagen
D. collagen
The process of moving through the tract.

A. parastalsis
B. peristalsis
C. paristalsis
D. peristolsis
B. peristalsis
The approximate length of the GI tract.

A. 30 meters
B. 30 inches
C. 30 feet
D. 3 feet
C. 30 feet
Another name for the mouth.

A. aural cavity
B. oral cavity
C. orol cavity
D. aurol cavity
B. oral cavity
Term which means literally "pertaining to the cheek."

A. bucal
B. bucsal
C. buccal
D. buckle
C. buccal
Describes the body from the chest to the hips.

A. abdomen
B. abbomen
C. addomen
D. abdomin
A. abdomen
Refers to the GI tract of an embryo.

A. gut
B. gutted
C. gutt
D. tummy
A. gut
The liver and pancreas are ________ organs.

A. secretive
B. absorptive
C. secretory
D. absorption
C. secretory
Extending from the larger curvature of the stomach to the transverse colon.

A. lesser omantum
B. greater omentum
C. greater omentim
D. lesser omentum
B. greater omentum
Not a function of digestion.

A. absorption
B. secretion
C. distention
D. support
D. support