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Amino acid absorption is coupled to the active transport of sodium.
Bile enzymatically digests fats and related lipids.
The defecation reflex is mediated by a sympathetic spinal cord reflex.
In addition to gastrin, ACh and histamine regulate the release of HCl from parietal cells.
Portal triads contain a branch of the hepatic artery, hepatic portal vein, and bile duct.
Protein digestion begins in the oral cavity under the action of salivary peptidase.
The pancreas is a retroperitoneal organ.
The pyloric sphincter regulates passage of chyme from the stomach into the duodenum.
The vermiform appendix essentially has no purpose.
Tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body.
The hepatopancreatic ampulla is composed of the pancreatic duct and the lesser hepatic duct.
The order of the large intestines is: cecum, ascending colon, hepatic flexure, transverse colon, splenic flexure, descending colon, sigmoid colon.
The submucosa is in direct contact with food.
Digested fats are absorbed into intestinal capillaries.
The submucosal plexus controls the motility of the digestive tract.
An adult has 20 teeth