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Quiz 32 :

The Digestive System

Quiz 32 :

The Digestive System

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The ____, which is the innermost layer of the alimentary canal wall, absorbs nutrients.
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A

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Which layer of the wall of the alimentary canal contracts to move materials through the canal?
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C

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The proximal portion of the ____ absorbs water and electrolytes.
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D

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Which of the following enzymes, which breaks down carbohydrates, is contained in saliva?
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The ____ is the main site of nutrient absorption.
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The esophageal hiatus is the ____.
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What is the main function of the epiglottis?
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What is the palate's main function?
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The gallbladder's only function is to ____________.
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Which of the following layers of the alimentary canal wall has blood vessels that carry nutrients away?
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Which layer of the alimentary canal wall secretes mucus and enzymes?
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Which of the following uses peristalsis to push food to the stomach?
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Mr. Beall is an elderly patient who has severe arthritis in both hands. When you ask how he manages the pain, he tells you about taking what seems like a large dose of acetaminophen. You will respond by
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Also known as the visceral peritoneum, the ____ of the alimentary canal wall secretes serous fluid to keep other organs from sticking to the structures of the alimentary canal.
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Which organ of the digestive system connects the mouth and the esophagus?
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Gerri is a 32-year-old mother of two children who is in the office for a routine annual examination. She tells you that she feels good most of the time, but she has frequent problems with constipation. Which of the following recommendations would help Gerri?
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Which organ of the digestive system begins the chemical breakdown of foods?
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Food is mixed with bile and pancreatic juices in which of the following?
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Larry is a 47-year-old patient who reports several episodes of diarrhea. While taking his history, you discover that his favorite foods are sushi, beef, cabbage, broccoli, and new potatoes. He exercises four times a week at a local gym, when diarrhea does not prevent it. What would you review with him to try to prevent diarrhea in the future?
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The practitioner has determined that Janellyn, a 22-year-old patient, is at risk for cirrhosis of the liver. The practitioner would like the medical assistant to educate Janellyn on how to minimize this risk. Which of the following statements might be included in this type of teaching?
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