Accessory Organs of the Digestive System


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This is a triangle-shaped accessory organ that sits inside the curve of the duodenum.

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1. Which of the following is NOT a secretion from the pancreas?

2. Bile is produced by this organ.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In the human body, there are several accessory organs that play important roles in the digestion process. With the following quiz questions, you'll get plenty of practice identifying these organs and their functions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These practice questions will test you on:

  • Which accessory organ is triangle-shaped
  • Pancreas secretions
  • Which organ produces bile
  • Where unused bile is stored

Skills Practiced

The skills you'll practice include:

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of human anatomy to answer questions about accessory organs
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on accessory organs of the digestive system
  • Distinguishing differences - be able to differentiate secretions that come from and don't come from the pancreas

Additional Learning

To further your knowledge about these organs, watch the related lesson called Accessory Organs of the Digestive System. This medical terminology lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the overall functionality of the human digestive system
  • Learn about the process called chemical digestion
  • Discover how fat is broken down
  • Identify each of the accessory organs used in digestion