Anatomy of Domestic Animals' Salivary Glands Quiz

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Which of the following is NOT a pair of major salivary glands in domestic animals?

Sublingual salivary gland

In which animal is the parotid salivary gland related medially to the guttural pouch and occiptomandibular muscle?

Horse

What fills the retromandibular fossa caudal to the ramus of mandible and ventral to the wing of the atlas?

Parotid salivary gland

How is the shape of the parotid salivary gland in horses described?

Long quadrilateral with 4 angles and 2 surfaces

Which of the following is NOT a major salivary gland in domestic animals?

Von Ebners salivary gland

What is the initial opening of the alimentary canal?

Mouth

In which animal is the parotid salivary gland related medially to the guttural pouch and occiptomandibular muscle?

Horses

Which animal has a digestive system with a compound stomach (multiocular)?

Cattle

Which part of the digestive tract connects the pharynx to the stomach?

Esophagus

Which major salivary gland is NOT found in domestic animals?

Zygomatic salivary gland

What is the function of the pharynx in the digestive system?

It serves as a funnel-shaped muscle between the mouth and esophagus

Which part of the digestive tract is responsible for prehension and mastication of food?

Mouth

In which animals are the structures of the digestive system labeled as simple stomached (monolocular)?

Man, Dogs, Horses, and Pigs

Which of the following animals is an example of an omnivorous animal based on its food type?

Dogs

What is the main function of the liver in the digestive system?

Absorption of nutrients

Test your knowledge of the anatomy of domestic animals' salivary glands with this quiz. Identify the major and minor salivary glands and their functions in the digestive system of animals.

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