DIGESTIVE SYSTEM

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Created Nov 29, 2009
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MESENTERY
 
STRUCTURE THAT SUSPENDS THE SMALL INTESTINES FROM THE POSTERIOR BODY WALL
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VILLI
 
FINGER-LIKE EXTENSIONS OF THE INTESTINAL MUCOSA THAT INCREAE THE SURFACE AREA
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PEYER'S PATCH
 
COLLECTIONS OF LYMPHATIC TISSUE FOUND IN THE SUBMUCOSA OF THE SMALL INTESTINE
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PLICAE CIRCULARES
 
FOLDS OF THE SMALL INTESTINE WALL
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ORAL CAVITY STOMACH
 
TWO ANATOMICAL REGIONS INVOLVED IN THE PHYSICAL BREAKDOWN OF FOOD
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TONGUE
 
ORGAN THAT MIXES FOOD IN THE MOUTH
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PHARYNX
 
COMMON PASSAGE FOR FOOD AND AIR
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GREATER OMENTUM LESSER OMENTUM MESENTERY
 
THREE EXTENSION/ MODIFICATIONS OF THE PERITONEUM
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ESOPHAGUS
 
LITERALLY A FOOD CHUTE; HAS NO DIGESTIVE OT ABSORPTIVE ROLE
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RUGAE
 
FOLDS OF THE STOMACH MUCOSA
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HAUSTRA
 
SACLIKE OUTPOCKETINGS OF THE LARGE INTESTINE WALL
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MICROVILLI
 
PROJECTIONS OF THE PLASMA MEMBRANE OF A CELL THAT INCREASE THE CELL'S SURFACE AREA
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ILEOCECAL VALVE
 
PREVENTS FOOD FROM MOVING INTO THE SMALL INTESTINE ONCE IT HAS ENTERED THE LARGE INTESTINE
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PARIETAL PERITONEUM
 
SEROSA OF THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY WALL
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COLON
 
ORGAN PRIMARILY INVOLVED IN WATER ABSORPTION AND FECES FORMATION
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VESTIBULE
 
AREA BETWEEN THE TEETH AND LIPS/CHEEKS
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APPENDIX
 
BLIND SAC HANGING FROM THE INITIAL PART OF THE COLON
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STOMACH
 
ORGAN IN WHICH PROTEIN DIGESTION BEGINS
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LESSER OMENTUM
 
MEMBRANE ATTACHED TO THE LESSER CURVATURE OF THE STOMACH
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SMALL INTESTINES
 
ORGAN IN WHICH THE STOMACH EMPTIES ORGAN THAT RECEIVES PANCREATIC JUICE AND BILE ORGAN RESPONSIBLE...
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PYLORIC SPHINCTER(VALVE)
 
SPHINCTER, CONTROLLING THE MOVEMENT OF FOOD FROM THE STOMACH INTO THE DUODENUM
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SOFT PALATE
 
UVULA HANGS FROM ITS POSTERIOR EDGE
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ANAL CANAL
 
REGION, CONTAINING TWO SPHINCTERS, THROUGH FECES ARE EXPELLED FROM THE BODY
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HARD PALATE
 
ANTEROSUPERIOR BOUNDARY OF THE ORAL CAVITY; SUPPORTED BY BONE

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