Topography And The Gastrointestinal Tract

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  • 1. 
    Topography is very important especially when discussing reproduction and conducting soundness exam. List the order of body systems from CRANIAL to CAUDAL.
    • A. 

      Reproductive, GI, Urinary

    • B. 

      Urinary, GI, Reproductive

    • C. 

      GI, Reproductive, Urinary

    • D. 

      Reproductive, Urinary, GI

  • 2. 
    Define Peritoneum
    • A. 

      Serous lining of the abdomen and part of the pelvic cavities

    • B. 

      Lining of the thoracic cavity

    • C. 

      The webbed like structure that covers the intestinal organs

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    When using the term "Meso" it relates to a connection between parietal and visceral layers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The term ___________ and _______ can be used interchangeably and are related to a connection between 2 parts of visceral peritoneum?
    • A. 

      Sarcomere,Ligament

    • B. 

      Tendon,Ligament

    • C. 

      Fold,Ligament

    • D. 

      Ligament,Greater Omentum

  • 5. 
    When discussing the ligament in the thoracic cavity, it is the SAME as the ligament in the abdominal cavity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The large double folded peritoneum attached to greater curvature of stomach and hangs like a apron over intestines
    • A. 

      Lesser omentum

    • B. 

      Falciform ligament

    • C. 

      Greater Omentum

    • D. 

      Omentum bursa

  • 7. 
    Image pertains to the GI tract of a dog. Number 3 is describing what part of the digestive tract?
    • A. 

      Right colic flexure

    • B. 

      Cecum

    • C. 

      Ascending colon

    • D. 

      Pancreas

  • 8. 
    The red lines define which specific group of muscles?
    • A. 

      Rectus abdominis

    • B. 

      Internal obliques

    • C. 

      External obliques

    • D. 

      Transverse abdominis

  • 9. 
    The large intestine is known to be called the "Infamous 7". This relates to how the large intestine is constructed as well as the way digestion occurs. What is the correct pathway digestion occurs in the large intestine?
    • A. 

      Ascending colon, Right colic flexure, Transverse colon, Left colic flexure, Desending colon, Rectum, Anus

    • B. 

      Right colic flexure, Transverse colon, Left Colic Flexure, Desending colon

    • C. 

      Rectum, Anus, Ascending colon, Desending colon, Transverse colon

    • D. 

      Ascending colon, Transverse colon, Desending colon

  • 10. 
    What is the difference between fixed and mobile viscera?
    • A. 

      Fixed viscera have shorter mesentaries, Mobile viscera have longer mesentaries

    • B. 

      Mobile viscera have shorter mesentaries, Fixed viscera have longer mesentaries

    • C. 

      They both have short mesentaries

    • D. 

      Fixed viscera have no movement at all, Mobile can migrate all throughout the body

  • 11. 
    Select all the characteristics of the vaginal process? (You are able to select more than one answer)
    • A. 

      In relation to the female there is no further development but males undergo further development

    • B. 

      Pertains to the vagina

    • C. 

      Present in both sexes

    • D. 

      A blind evagination of peritoneum that passes through the inguinal canal

  • 12. 
    This structure lies on the ventral midline and gives an attachment to abdominal tissues
    • A. 

      Cutaneous trunci

    • B. 

      Linea alba

    • C. 

      Cerebral aqaduct

    • D. 

      Gastrosplenic ligment

  • 13. 
    The bladder has 3 attachments to the pelvic and body wall?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The prostate gland is uncommon in ALL species?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The pouch located at number 6 is classified as 
    • A. 

      Vesicogenital

    • B. 

      Rectogenital

    • C. 

      Pararectal fossae

    • D. 

      Pubovesical fossae

  • 16. 
    The greater omentum of the horse is very developed
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    If you are on the _______________ side of the horse you will see the base of the cecum
    • A. 

      Left

    • B. 

      Right

  • 18. 
    The horse is known to have a complex stomach with glandular lining
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Horses are notorious to colic. What is the name of the anatomical location where horses tend to have this issue?
    • A. 

      Omentum bursa

    • B. 

      Epiploic foramen

    • C. 

      Cecum

    • D. 

      Fundus

  • 20. 
    Horses will routinely get get sick from eating fatty meals that their gallbladder is unable to digest
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What anatomical area(s) are prone to colic in horses? (You may choose more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Epiploic foramen

    • B. 

      Right and left colic flexures

    • C. 

      Nephrosplenic ligament

  • 22. 
    Number #18 is what GI structure?
    • A. 

      Cecum

    • B. 

      Ascending colon

    • C. 

      Transverse colon

    • D. 

      Descending colon

  • 23. 
    Gastrointestinal and Alimentary can be used interchangeably 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Select the function(s) of the Alimentary Canal (You may select more than one answer)
    • A. 

      Ingestion

    • B. 

      Digestion

    • C. 

      Absorption

    • D. 

      Secretion

    • E. 

      Elimination

    • F. 

      Management of bacteria

    • G. 

      Detoxification

    • H. 

      Immune function

    • I. 

      Endocrine function

  • 25. 
    Digestion and Absorption can be use interchangeably
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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