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Question 11.Peristalsis is wave-like contractions that occur in the intestines. What is the main function of these contractions?
Question 22.The small intestine is lined by villi. The main function of villi is to _____.
Question 33.The epithelial cells of the stomach secrete a sticky alkaline mucus. What is the function of this substance?
Question 44.All of the following are associated with the presence of chyme, EXCEPT:
Question 55.What are the three divisions of the pharynx?
Question 66.The chief digestive enzyme in the stomach that breaks down proteins is called:
Question 77.Which of the following substances is produced in the large intestine to ease the passage of feces?
Question 88.Pendular movements are alternating contractions and relaxations that take place in the _____.
Question 99.The pancreas secretes pancreatic lipase, which is charge of _____.
Question 1010.The chyme from the stomach has a(n) _____ pH and it becomes more _____ thanks to the action of bicarbonate.
Question 1111.Where does food digestion start?
Question 1212.Acid in chyme triggers the release of secretin and cholecystokinin. What are the main functions of these hormones?
Question 1313.Which two digestive processes occur in the mouth?
Question 1414.Monosaccharides are the basic building blocks of _____.
Question 1515.The absorption of water, salt, and fat-soluble vitamins occurs in the _____.
Question 1616.Amino acids are the basic building blocks of _____.
Question 1717.A _____ is defined as a fat-like molecule that does not have the ability to dissolve in water.
Question 1818.The epiglottis is a cartilage at the opening of the larynx, that _____.
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