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Understanding Pathophysiology Study Set 3

Medicine

Quiz 35 :

Structure and Function of the Digestive System

Quiz 35 :

Structure and Function of the Digestive System

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Which sphincter prevents reflux of digested material from the colon into the small intestine?
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A young male student becomes very hungry during class. He begins thinking of a cheeseburger and fries, his favourite meal. These thoughts will trigger which phase of gastric secretion?
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The blood supply of the large intestine is derived from which vessel(s)?
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Digestion begins in the mouth with salivary -amylase (ptyalin) that initiates the digestion of:
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Which immunoglobulin is found in normal saliva?
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Which reflex inhibits gastric motility when the ileum becomes overdistended?
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When a patient experiences regurgitation from the stomach into the esophagus, the nurse expects which sphincter to be malfunctioning?
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In the liver, free bilirubin moves from the plasma in the sinusoids into the hepatocytes, where it is converted into:
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Which cells of the gastric glands secrete hydrochloric acid?
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What is the location of the vermiform appendix?
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Which information indicates the nurse understands digestion? During the cephalic and gastric phases of digestion, gallbladder contraction is mediated by branches of the:
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What stimulates mucus production to form the mucosal barrier in the stomach?
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The capillaries of the liver are more commonly known as hepatic:
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Food is moved down the esophagus via what process?
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The primary bile salts are synthesized from _______ by hepatocytes lining the bile canaliculi.
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Which of the following liver cells are phagocytic?
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When parasympathetic nervous system activity is inhibited what is the expected effect on salivary glands?
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The ________ sphincter controls the movement of waste from the sigmoid colon into the rectum?
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Where does absorption of nutrients from the intestine initially occur?
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The _____ reflex initiates propulsion in the entire colon, usually during or immediately after eating.
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