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Malabsorption in the GI Tract

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Which of the following statements about the pancreas is TRUE?

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1. Which of the following statements about the gallbladder is TRUE?

2. Which of the following is a likely result of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess what happens when malabsorption occurs in the digestive system. You will be quizzed on SIBO and celiac disease.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review these topics:

  • Pancreas
  • Gallbladder
  • SIBO
  • Celiac disease
  • Celiac sprue

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on malabsorption in the GI tract
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as celiac sprue and SIBO
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the function of different organs in the digestive system such as the pancreas and the gallbladder

Additional Learning

To learn more about malabsorption, review the accompanying lesson titled Malabsorption in the GI Tract. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify the role of the liver, gallbladder and pancreas in the digestive system
  • Review causes of malabsorption due to pathogens such as bacteria and SIBO
  • Understand how autoimmune diseases such as celiac disease prevent nutrients from absorbing properly
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