What is Bile? - Definition, Function & Production

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What is the other name for bile acids?

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1. What is responsible for bile production?

2. What does bile help in the digestion of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Bile plays an important role in digestion and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of how it's made and how it works. Some things you'll be assessed on include the anatomy and physiology of bile metabolism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The role of bile in digestion
  • Another term for bile acids
  • Anatomical structures involved in bile formation
  • The hormones and enzymes involved in bile synthesis and function

Skills Practiced

This quiz/worksheet allows students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson about bile
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define bile
  • Knowledge application - access the knowledge you've gained regarding bile function and synthesis

Additional Learning

To learn more about bile, review the accompanying lesson called What is Bile? - Definition, Function & Production. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define bile
  • Describe the synthesis of bile
  • Explain the role of the liver and gallbladder in bile synthesis and function
  • Name fat soluble vitamins
  • Describe the functions of cholecystokinin and lipase
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