Human Digestive System: Basic

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The process of wave-like muscle contractions that moves food through the Digestive Tract is called?

Ingestion
Gastro Reflex
Enterohepatic circulation
Peristalsis

Which acid does the Stomach produce?

Sulphuric Acid
Hydrochloric Acid
Citric Acid
Lactic Acid

Where does the digestion of food first start?

Esophagus
Stomach
Small Intestine
Mouth

What protects the Stomach lining from the Hydrochloric acid?

Mucus
Gastric Juice
Bicarbonates
Water

What does the Liver produce to digest fat in the food?

Pepsin
Lipase
Bile Juice
Insulin

Which organ stores the Bile Juice?

Gall Bladder
Bile Duct
Pancreas
Liver

Which part of the Digestive System reabsorbs water from the undigested food to form Feces?

Small Intestine
Rectum
Villi
Large Intestine

Organs that help in digestion but are not a part of the Digestive Tract are called?

Vestigial organ
Accessory organ

What do the enzymes produced by the Salivary Glands break down?

Proteins
Proteins and Fats
Starch
Starch and Fats

The soft round mixture of food and saliva that passes though the Esophagus is called?

Chyme
Bolus
Chyle
Cecum

What is the semi-digested food that passes from the Stomach to the Small Intestine called?

Chyle
Chyme

In which part of the digestive tract is food mixed with the digestive juices from Pancreas, Liver and the Intestine?

Stomach
Small Intestine
Rectum
Large Intestine

Where does most of the food digestion take place?

Small Intestine
Stomach
Large Intestine
Mouth

What are the finger-like projections in the Small Intestine called?

Fimbriae
Villi
Ileum
Pili