Liver Structure And Function

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Liver Anatomy Quizzes & Trivia

Abdomen


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hepatic lobes are made up of the basic _________ unit, the liver __________.
  • 2. 
    The lobule is a _________ shaped unit made up of ___________, which are _______ cells that are arranged in platelike layers radiating from the ________ vein to the edge of each lobule.
  • 3. 
    There are approximately ___,000 to ____,000 individual lobules that make up the liver.
  • 4. 
    Hepatocytes are _____________ cells of the liver.
  • 5. 
    Hepatocytes are interspersed with kupffer cells to make up the liver parenchyma.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Between the plates of the hepatocytes are _________ and _____ ____________.
  • 7. 
    Small capillaries that run between the plates of the hepatocytes are termed _____________.
  • 8. 
    Sinusoids allow incoming _________ arterial blood to mix with the nutrient rich ________ venous blood to then be transported by the ___________ to the __________ vein.
  • 9. 
    The central vein connects the _______ venous with the _______ venous blood.
  • 10. 
    The sinusoids are partially lined with ________ cells, that destroy bacteria and remove foreign substances by ___________.
  • 11. 
    Small bile canaliculi lie _________ to the hepatocytes.
  • 12. 
    Hepatocytes form bile and secrete it into the sinusoids, which carry the bile to the larger bile ducts in the triad regions.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Bile ducts then unite to form the _______ _________ duct that emerges from the liver at the _______ __________.
  • 14. 
    Porta hepatis is the "gateway to the liver."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The porta hepatis is a ________ where the PV and HA enter the liver, and the hepatic duct leaves it.
  • 16. 
    The PV, HA, and the hepatic duct travel within portal triads _________ throughout the liver.
  • 17. 
    Select all of the following that apply to hepatic functions:
    • A. 

      Bile formation and secretion

    • B. 

      Carbohydrate metabolism

    • C. 

      Fat metabolism

    • D. 

      Protein metabolism

    • E. 

      Reticuloendothelial tissue activity

    • F. 

      Storage depot

    • G. 

      Blood reservoir

    • H. 

      Heat production

    • I. 

      Detoxification

    • J. 

      Lymph formation

    • K. 

      Conjucates bilirubin

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