An expanded pouch in the region of the ileum at the ileocecal valve is the
The teniae coli are
A)external pouches along the entire length of the colon.
B)bands of smooth muscle on the surface of the colon.
C)highly flexible ridges in the mucosa of the colon.
D)polyps that obstruct the sigmoid colon and the rectum.
E)tumors that are found in the ascending colon.
Major regions of the large intestine include the
A)cecum, ileum, and duodenum.
B)duodenum, ileum, and jejunum.
C)cecum, colon, and duodenum.
D)ascending colon, descending colon, and ileum.
E)cecum, colon, and rectum.
Functions of the large intestine include
A)chemical digestion of chyme.
B)temporary food storage.
C)reabsorption of water and compaction of feces.
D)absorption of the products of digestion.
E)production of digestive enzymes.