Nutrition Specialist Lesson 3

20 Questions  I  By Frankl5206 on September 3, 2012

  
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1.  The breaking apart of foods into smaller and smaller units is called ________ .
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2.  The passage of nutrients and other substances into the walls of gastrointestinal tract, and then into the bloodstream is called _________ .
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3.  Which of the following is not a function of the GI track?
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4.  A series of muscular contractions that divides and mixes chyme within the small intestine is called _________ .
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5.  Individuals have ________ pair(s) of salivary glands located in or near the mouth.
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6.  Which of the following is not one of the main processes that allow nutrients to be absorbed from the GI track into circulation?
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7.  Bile is considered to taste ________ .
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8.  When protein compounds are catalyzed, they _________ chemical reactions during digestion.
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9.  The primary function of the _______ is to store and concentrate bile from the liver.
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10.  Failure of the _______________ shincter will cause food to slide from the stomach back into the esophagus.
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11.  __________________ kills many disease-causing bacteria that may have been ingested.
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12.  Most fat-soluble nutrients are absorbed in the _____________ .
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13.  The primary organs of excretion are the ___________ .
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14.  The majority of digestion occurs in the ___________ .
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15.  Which of the following plays an essential role in controlling movement, blood flow, water and electrolyte transport, and acid secretion in the GI track?
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16.  Which of the following is not one of the three parts of the small intestine?
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17.  ____________ take up stations in tissues and act as scavengers, devouring pathogens and worn-out cells.
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18.  The taste, smell and presentation of food have a ____________ influence on food digestion.
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19.  The third most common form of cancer is __________ .
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20.  Chronic pain in the upper abdomen that has no obvious physical cause is referred to as ____________ .
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