The Digestive System

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1

The ________ is connective tissue whose capillaries nourish the epithelium of the mucosa.

lamina propria

2

The right and left hepatic ducts join to form the ________ duct.

common hepatic

3

Blood flowing through the liver lobule enters at the portal venule and flows through ________
to the central vein and out of the liver through the hepatic vein.

sinusoids

4

The transverse colon bends inferiorly at the ________ to become the descending colon.

splenic flexure

5

The ________ region of the stomach is closest to the esophagus.

cardiac

6

The root of the tooth is held to the periodontal ligament by a calcified connective tissue called
________.

cement

7

The porta hepatis contains the hepatic arteries, hepatic ducts, and ________.

hepatic portal veins

8

The region between your teeth and lips is called the ________.

oral vestibule

9

Thin myofilaments of smooth muscle fibers are anchored to intermediate filaments through
________.

dense bodies

10

The distal sigmoid colon is located within the ________ region of the abdominal pelvic
cavity.

hypogastric

11

"Baby" teeth are more properly called ________ teeth.

deciduous

12

The external muscle layer of the pharynx consists of three ________ muscles composed of
voluntary skeletal muscle.

pharyngeal constrictor

13

Longitudinal folds of the stomach mucosa are called ________.

rugae