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Question 11.A _____ is defined as a fat-like molecule that does not have the ability to dissolve in water.
Question 22.All of the following are associated with the presence of chyme, EXCEPT:
Question 33.Pendular movements are alternating contractions and relaxations that take place in the _____.
Question 44.Monosaccharides are the basic building blocks of _____.
Question 55.Amino acids are the basic building blocks of _____.
Question 66.Acid in chyme triggers the release of secretin and cholecystokinin. What are the main functions of these hormones?
Question 77.The epithelial cells of the stomach secrete a sticky alkaline mucus. What is the function of this substance?
Question 88.The chief digestive enzyme in the stomach that breaks down proteins is called:
Question 99.The small intestine is lined by villi. The main function of villi is to _____.
Question 1010.The epiglottis is a cartilage at the opening of the larynx, that _____.
Question 1111.What are the three divisions of the pharynx?
Question 1212.The chyme from the stomach has a(n) _____ pH and it becomes more _____ thanks to the action of bicarbonate.
Question 1313.The pancreas secretes pancreatic lipase, which is charge of _____.
Question 1414.Which two digestive processes occur in the mouth?
Question 1515.Where does food digestion start?
Question 1616.The absorption of water, salt, and fat-soluble vitamins occurs in the _____.
Question 1717.Which of the following substances is produced in the large intestine to ease the passage of feces?
Question 1818.Peristalsis is wave-like contractions that occur in the intestines. What is the main function of these contractions?
Question 1919.Salivary amylase is active in which of the following parts of the digestive system?
Question 2020.Which movement within the small intestine is described as the contraction of circular smooth muscles that constrict the intestines into segments?
Question 2121.Why is the Duodenum important in the small intestine?
Question 2222.Which structure controls the passage of food out of the stomach?
Question 2323.After digestion, fats enter lymphatic capillaries known as _____.
Question 2424.Which of the following is the BEST example of a polysaccharide?
Question 2525.What is needed to convert inactive pepsinogen into active pepsin?
Question 2626.How does the soft palate play an important role in the function of the pharynx?
Question 2727.Which of the following statements is correct?
Question 2828.Which of the following is true about the gallbladder?
Question 2929.Which of the following describes the relationship between the villi and the microvilli?
Question 3030.Which of the following details the correct order in which proteins are digested?
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