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What is the main part of the Digestive system? What is the alimentary canal also called?
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What is the main part of the Digestive system?
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Gastrointestinal tract
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What is the alimentary canal also called?
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Gastrointestinal tract
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What are the three main functions of the Digestive system?
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Digestion, absorption and elimination
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What are the four layers in the wall of the alimentary canal?
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Serosa, muscular layer, submucosa and mucosa
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Category 3
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How many sets of teeth are they and what are they called ?
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2 sets of teeth, 20 deciduous (baby teeth) and 32 permanent teeth
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What does the set of deciduous teeth include?
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8 incisors, 4 canines, and 8 molars
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What three things does the solid portion of the tooth consist of ?
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Dentin, enamel and cementum
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Where is the pharynx located?
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Lies posterior to the mouth and is the beggining of the tubal component that leads to the stomach
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About how long is the esophagus?
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10 inches long
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What is peristalsis?
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Muscular contractions that help carry down food and liquids down the esophagus
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How much food and fluid can the stomach hold?
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1 to 1.5 liters
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Where does digestion begin?
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In the mouth
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What does the stomach secrete and convert food to?
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Hydrochloric acid and gastric juices, convert food into chyme.
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Where does the cardiac sphincter sit?
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It sits at the upper part of the stomach, below the esophagus.
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How long is the small intestine?
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21 feet long and about 1 inch in diameter
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How long is the large intestine?
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5 feet long and 2.5 inches in diameter
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How long is the pancreas and where is it located?
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6 to 9 inches, situated behind the stomach
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What can cause the gallbladder to inflame?
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Gallstones
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What is the presence of gallstones called?
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Cholelithiasis
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Where is the liver located?
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In the upper right quadrant of the abdomen
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What four important substances does the liver produce?
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Bile, fibrinogen, prothrombin, heparin and blood proteins
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What does the liver also store and what does it protect the body from?
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Iron, vitamins B12,A,D,E and K
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What is appendicitis?
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Inflammation of the appendix
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What are the signs and symptoms of colitis ?
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Abdominal pain, diarrhea, dehydration, fever and chills
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What is the second leading cause of cancer in men and women in the United States?
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Colorectal cancer
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What does chrons disease cause?
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Painful inflammation and ulcerations in small and large intestines
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What is the difference between diverticulosis and diverticulitis?
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Diverticulosis is the condition of having diverticula and diverticulitis is infection of the diverticula
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What are the signs and symptoms of GERD?
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Heartburn that is worse when lying down, bending over and during the night. sore throat, a hoarse voice a bad taste in mouth etc..
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