Absorption of Micronutrients and Water into the Bloodstream

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Nutrients are classified as macronutrients and micronutrients. Which of the following is NOT considered a macronutrient?

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1. Water is absorbed passively primarily through the action of _____.

2. How does the passive diffusion of nutrients work?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Types of micronutrients and the ways in which the body absorbs these materials, as well as its absorption of water, are the main focuses of this quiz/worksheet combo. You will be quizzed on terms and definitions used in the lesson.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • What materials are considered macronutrients
  • The term referring to the absorption of water
  • The definition of passive diffusion
  • What materials transport fat-soluble vitamins
  • The definition of active transport of nutrients

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about micronutrients and water absorption
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as passive diffusion and villi
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the small intestine and micronutrient absorption
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding types of absorption and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this type of nutrient absorption, review the accompanying lesson called Absorption of Micronutrients and Water into the Bloodstream. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define micronutrients
  • Compare micronutrients and macronutrients
  • Describe types of micronutrients
  • Reveal where micronutrients are absorbed
  • Relate types of absorption
  • Discuss how water is absorbed into the body
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