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DIGESTIVE SYSTEM


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MESENTERY
 
STRUCTURE THAT SUSPENDS THE SMALL INTESTINES FROM THE POSTERIOR BODY WALL
VILLI
 
FINGER-LIKE EXTENSIONS OF THE INTESTINAL MUCOSA THAT INCREAE THE SURFACE AREA
PEYER'S PATCH
 
COLLECTIONS OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE FOUND IN THE SUBMUCOSA OF THE SMALL INTESTINE
PLICAE CIRCULARES
 
FOLDS OF THE SMALL INTESTINE WALL
ORAL CAVITY STOMACH
 
TWO ANATOMICAL REGIONS INVOLVED IN THE PHYSICAL BREAKDOWN OF FOOD
TONGUE
 
ORGAN THAT MIXES FOOD IN THE MOUTH
PHARYNX
 
COMMON PASSAGE FOR FOOD AND AIR
GREATER OMENTUM LESSER OMENTUM MESENTERY
 
THREE EXTENSION/ MODIFICATIONS OF THE PERITONEUM
ESOPHAGUS
 
LITERALLY A FOOD CHUTE; HAS NO DIGESTIVE OT ABSORPTIVE ROLE
RUGAE
 
FOLDS OF THE STOMACH MUCOSA
HAUSTRA
 
SACLIKE OUTPOCKETINGS OF THE LARGE INTESTINE WALL
MICROVILLI
 
PROJECTIONS OF THE PLASMA MEMBRANE OF A CELL THAT INCREASE THE CELL'S SURFACE AREA
ILEOCECAL VALVE
 
PREVENTS FOOD FROM MOVING INTO THE SMALL INTESTINE ONCE IT HAS ENTERED THE LARGE INTESTINE
PARIETAL PERITONEUM
 
SEROSA OF THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY WALL
COLON
 
ORGAN PRIMARILY INVOLVED IN WATER ABSORPTION AND FECES FORMATION
VESTIBULE
 
AREA BETWEEN THE TEETH AND LIPS/CHEEKS
APPENDIX
 
BLIND SAC HANGING FROM THE INITIAL PART OF THE COLON
STOMACH
 
ORGAN IN WHICH PROTEIN DIGESTION BEGINS
LESSER OMENTUM
 
MEMBRANE ATTACHED TO THE LESSER CURVATURE OF THE STOMACH
SMALL INTESTINES
 
ORGAN IN WHICH THE STOMACH EMPTIES ORGAN THAT RECEIVES PANCREATIC JUICE AND BILE ORGAN RESPONSIBLE FOR MOST FOOD AND WATER ABSORPTION
PYLORIC SPHINCTER(VALVE)
 
SPHINCTER, CONTROLLING THE MOVEMENT OF FOOD FROM THE STOMACH INTO THE DUODENUM
SOFT PALATE
 
UVULA HANGS FROM ITS POSTERIOR EDGE
ANAL CANAL
 
REGION, CONTAINING TWO SPHINCTERS, THROUGH FECES ARE EXPELLED FROM THE BODY
HARD PALATE
 
ANTEROSUPERIOR BOUNDARY OF THE ORAL CAVITY; SUPPORTED BY BONE

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