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Georgia Tech
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This study guide goes over the digestive system
Sci Foundation of Health
Dr. Adam J. Decker
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This 1 page Study Guide was uploaded by Kyle Famiano on Sunday February 7, 2016. The Study Guide belongs to APPH 1040 D at Georgia Institute of Technology taught by Dr. Adam J. Decker in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 24 views. For similar materials see Sci Foundation of Health in Physiology at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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Date Created: 02/07/16
Digestion: 1) Identify the four major functions of the digestive tract: 2) Distinguish between the organs of the alimentary canal and accessory system. 3) Trace a bite of turkey sandwich between mouth and anus. Be able to explain the different digestive enzymes acting on various nutrients. Match the digestive enzyme to the specific location of the digestive system Salivary amylase – mouth- breakdown of starch Pepsin- stomach- digests proteins Bile- produced in liver and stored in gall bladder- fat digestion Cholecystokinin (CCK)- tells gall bladder to contract and release bile Trypsin- pancreas-digests proteins 4) Explain the features and functions of the human liver, saliva and large intestine 5)  Goblet cells – secrete mucus that coats stomach and prevents it from being digested itself  Parietal cells – secrete hydrochloric acid (converts pepsinogen into pepsin) and intrinsic factor (necessary for absorption of vitamin B 12)  Chief cells – secrete pepsinogen which is converted to pepsin to aid in protein digestion 6) The ________________ are small microscopic finger-like projections that increase the absorptive area within the walls of the small intestine. 7) Bile is produced in the _______________ and stored in the ________ __________________. 8) Identify clinical corner definitions.


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