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  • Pig And Pigs Similarities

    Pigs and mammals share a number of similarities in external features. Pigs and mammals have -an umbilical cord -ears, eyes, mouth -four limbs -an anus on the exterior - a scrotal sac (male pigs) like most mammal males -hair (fur, whiskers) -teeth, tongue and two nostrils (Nose) The fetal pig does indeed have pelage and tactile. Firstly, the pelage covers most of the body such as the (dorsal, ventral, anterior, posterior etc). The pelage alsos possesses a relatively short length. Moreover,…

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  • Small Bowel Intersection Case Study Conclusion

    Open Small Bowel Resection Small bowel resection is surgery to remove part of the small bowel. The small bowel, also called the small intestine, is the top part of the intestines. It is part of the digestive system. When food leaves the stomach, it goes into the small bowel. Most food is then absorbed into the body. A small bowel resection may be needed if the small bowel becomes blocked or harmed by disease. One type of procedure is called an open resection. This means the surgeon will make…

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  • Hyperammonemia Case Study Essay

    elevation of ammonia levels in the bloodstream, Hyperammonemia, is usually indicative of liver or kidney insufficiency or failure or drug and alcohol abuse. Hyperammonemia could also be indicative of failure of other organ such as heart and small and large intestines (Lewis, 1030). Hyperammonemia can have…

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  • Digestive System: Questions And Answers

    1. Which components of the digestive system are GI tract organs, and which are accessory digestive organs? The GI tract organs includes; The mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small intestine, and large intestine. The accessory digestive organs include; The tongue, teeth, salivary glands, liver, gall bladder, and the pancreas 2. Which organs of the digestive system come in contact with food, and what are some of their digestive functions? Mouth is used for ingestion of food. Saliva…

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  • Pig Digestive System Research Paper

    received to the blood stream. These nutrients are absorbed through the small hole-like structures called villi that act as the sponges and increase the surface area of the small intestine. Ileum: The ileum is the 3rd and last part of the small intestine located at the very end. It belongs to the digestive system and is responsible for the absorption of the nutrients and water. It is much more coiled than the rest of the small intestine but is the same thickness and color. Appendix: The…

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  • The Digestive System: A Case Study

    The digestive system consists of the oral cavity, oesophagus, stomach, liver, gall bladder, spleen, pancreas,intestines, appendix and the rectum. All these organs interlink in order to carry out an environment of homeostasis. Homeostasis is a state of equilibrium inside the body as stated in the Journal of Nursing Standards (Hendry C 2012 page (46-50)).A further consideration is that of legal and ethical concerns within practice. The first part of the digestive system is the oral cavity and…

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  • Fat Malabsorption Summary

    edema was noted on the physical examination, and the abdominal examination was negative for distention and organomegaly. Question: Describe the pathophysiology and clinical presentations associated with small intestine malabsorption. Generate: Malabsorption occurs when the small intestines are unable to appropriately absorb nutrients. Additionally, it can occur diffusely where several nutrients are not absorbed, or partially causing nutrient-specific malabsorption. Normally, three steps are…

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  • How Does Mouth Affect The Human Body?

    The mouth which is also called the oral cavity is associated with the accessory organs such as teeth, salivary glands, and tongue. The mouth is where digestion starts. Our teeth are used to chew food into really small pieces and our saliva contains enzymes that begins the process of digestion. Our tongue occupies the floor of the mouth and mixes food with saliva to form bolus which is a compact mass that forms food into a lump that helps initiates swallowing. The mouth begins the process of…

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  • Digestion In Horses

    Horses have a type of digestion that is called hind-gut fermentation a type of digestion characterized by a relatively small fore-gut and mid gut which digesta passes through fairly quickly. To the hind-gut where the majority of digestion occurs via microbiological forces. Staring out the digesta is swallowed into the stomach which in a horse is monogastric having only one chamber to it. That said, it is not the kidney bean shape that we would think of in humans or pigs, but it has a more…

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  • Rat Reproductive System

    10) Can rats digest cellulose from plants? Explain why or why not. Yes, because they have other bacteria in different parts of their intestines designed to breakdown cellulose, even thought they do not have the proper enzymes. 11) Explain the basic differences between the male reproductive system and the female reproductive system of the rat. Identify both internal and external differences…

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