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Q. The chemical digestion of proteins begins in the : ______A. stomachB. small intestineC. mouthD. pacreas 

Solved • Aug 28, 2018

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Q. Discuss the role of the various hormones of the digestive tract on the various human digestive organs and chemical processes.

Solved • Aug 7, 2018

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Q. When vesicles containing glucose transporters come to the cell surface in liver cells after a high glucose meal, which of the following occurs?A. g...

Solved • Aug 2, 2018

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Q. LDL particles, which contain cholesterol, enter cells via:A. channel proteinsB. carrier proteinsC. receptor-mediated endocytosisD. diffusion across...

Solved • Aug 2, 2018

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Q. What compounds are synthesized only in the liver and are required to emulsify dietary lipids in the small intestine?A. PhospholipidsB. CholesterolC...

Solved • Jul 31, 2018

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Q. What are the accessory organs? Does food pass through them? Why are they important?

Solved • Jul 23, 2018

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Q. Which of the following statements regarding digestion and absorption of carbohydrates is true?a. Carbohydrate digestion begins in the stomach.b. La...

Solved • Jun 25, 2018

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Q. What is the function of the hepatic portal circulation?

Solved • Jun 19, 2018

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Q. Identify and describe three hormones involved in regulation of the digestive system and the accessory glands (pancreas and gallbladder).

Solved • Jun 17, 2018

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Q. Our stomachs secrete hydrochloric acid. Knowing the function of antacids, what do you think causes most "upset stomachs"?

Solved • May 31, 2018

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Q. Our stomachs secrete hydrochloric acid. What functions does this hydrochloric acid serve?

Solved • May 31, 2018

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Q. Gastric secretions have 3 "phases" of regulation. List and explain each, including the stimuli and the response(s) for EACH phase.

Solved • May 10, 2018

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Q. Name all the enzymes involved in carbohydrate digestion, where they are secreted in the human body and what signals control their secretion.

Solved • May 2, 2018

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Q. Which of the following organs is incorrectly paired with its function? a. stomach—protein digestion b. large intestine—bile production c. small ...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. A relatively long cecum is characteristic of animals that are ________. a. carnivores b. herbivores c. autotrophs d. omnivores

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. The large surface area in the gut directly facilitates ________. a. secretion b. absorption c. filtration d. temperature regulation

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Mechanical digestion, the process of breaking down large chunks of food into smaller pieces, is important because smaller pieces of food ________. ...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. The process by which digested dietary substances cross cell membranes to be used by the body is known as ________. a. ingestion b. digestion c. ...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Because the foods eaten by animals are often composed largely of macromolecules, animals need to have mechanisms for ________. a. dehydration synt...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. An advantage of a complete digestive system over a gastrovascular cavity is that the complete system ________. a. excludes the need for extracellu...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. The process of obtaining food is known as ________ and requires specialized feeding mechanisms. a. ingestion b. digestion c. absorption d. excr...

Solved • Nov 27, 2017

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Q. Below is a diagram of an epithelial cell sitting at the border between your intestinal tract and the nearest blood vessel. This cell is busy transp...

Solved • Oct 25, 2017

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Q. The diagram below shows how glucose and other nutrients are transported from the inside of the intestine (intestinal lumen), through an intestinal ...

Solved • Oct 25, 2017