Gastric Secretion

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Objectives • Identify the secretory products of the stomach, their cells of origin, and their functions. • Understand the mechanisms making it possible for the stomach to secrete 150 mN…

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Digestion and Absorption of Nutrients

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Objectives • Indicate the sources, types, and functions of the primary digestive enzymes. • Explain the transport processes and the pathways involved in the absorption of nutrients. • Describe the…

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Fluid and Electrolyte Absorption

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Objectives • Indicate the sources of fluid and electrolytes in the gastrointestinal (GI) tract and their sites of absorption. • Describe the mechanisms involved in and the location of the…

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Regulation of Food Intake

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Objectives • Understand the importance of food intake to clinical medicine. • Discuss the role of the nervous system in the regulation of food intake. • Explain the role of…

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Answers to Self-Study Problems

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Chapter 1 1. Each of the three agents acts only on cells having receptors for that agent. Because hormones travel through the general circulation, receptors are responsible for specificity. In…

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Pancreatic Secretion

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Objectives • Describe the two components of pancreatic exocrine secretion, their cells of origin, and their functions. • Understand the mechanisms involved in the formation of both the electrolyte (aqueous)…

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Salivary Secretion

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Objectives • Discuss the constituents and various functions of saliva. • Understand the mechanisms leading to the formation of saliva. • Explain the processes resulting in the tonicity of saliva…

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Motility of the Large Intestine

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Objectives • Describe the anatomy of the large intestine. • Explain the function of the ileocecal reflex. • Define a mass movement. • Understand the motility of defecation and the…

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