Bio 100 HW 44 Questions
Which structure is not part of the alimentary canal? Salivary glands.
Which process is not required for an animal to obtain energy from food?
True or false? One advantage of having a tube-like digestive tract is that digestion of all compounds can take place simultaneously down the tract.
True or False? The liver is a component of the alimentary canal.False
Why is the surface area of the small intestine so high compared to the stomach? To better absorb nutrients and water
Secretin stimulates the _____ to secrete _____.pancreas ... bicarbonate
Cholecystokinin (CCK) stimulates the _____ to secrete _____.
pancreas .. pancreatic enzymes
The acidity of the stomach contents triggers the small intestine to secrete a hormone known as _____ secretin
The presence of fatty acids and amino acids in the chyme from the stomach triggers the small intestine to secrete a hormone known as _____.
cholecystokinin, or CCK
Bile is produced by the _____ and stored by the _____ until it is secreted into the small intestine. liver ... gall bladder
How does a person with type 1 diabetes mellitus develop high blood glucose? No insulin is produced.
what is disrupted in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus
converting glucose to glycogen
What is an incomplete digestive tract?
a digestive system with a single opening for ingestion and excretion
Why are many digestive enzymes produced in an inactive form and then activated in the lumen of the digestive tract?
Digestive enzymes would destroy the cells that produce and secrete them if they were produced in an active form.