8.3 Absorption & Elimination

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8.3 Absorption & Elimination

Anatomy & Physiology Unit 8 - Digestive & Urinary Systems 8. 3 - I CAN describe how the large and small intestines are absorbed in absorption and elimination.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The small projections that increase the surface area of the small intestine for absorption are called:
    • A. 

      Villi

    • B. 

      Chyme

    • C. 

      Ileum

    • D. 

      Duodenum

  • 2. 
    The part of the large intestine shown here is the:
    • A. 

      Ascending colon

    • B. 

      Transverse colon

    • C. 

      Rectum

    • D. 

      Descending colon

  • 3. 
    The part of the small intestine shown here is the:
    • A. 

      Jejunum

    • B. 

      Ileum

    • C. 

      Duodenum

    • D. 

      Anus

  • 4. 
    The part of the small intestine where most of the absorption happens is the:
    • A. 

      Duodenum

    • B. 

      Jejunum

    • C. 

      Transverse colon

    • D. 

      Ascending colon

  • 5. 
    What is the purpose of this structure?
    • A. 

      To move food into the large intestine

    • B. 

      To absorb nutrients

    • C. 

      To absorb water

    • D. 

      To produce bile

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