Digestive System Quiz

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Which layer of the peritoneum lines the walls of the abdominal cavity?

Parietal layer

What is the term for organs covered with visceral peritoneum?

Intraperitoneal

Which of the following is an example of an intraperitoneal organ?

Liver

What is the space outside the parietal peritoneum called?

Extraperitoneal space

Which of the following is a retroperitoneal organ?

Pancreas

What is the function of the mesentery?

To bind abdominal organs together

What is the greater omentum?

A continuation of the serosa of the stomach

What is the term for the space behind the abdominal cavity?

Retroperitoneal space

Which of the following is NOT a retroperitoneal organ?

Stomach

What does the lesser omentum attach?

Liver to the stomach

Which section of the digestive tract includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, and stomach?

Upper Digestive Tract

Which layer of the gastrointestinal wall is the innermost layer facing the open space of the tube or lumen?

Mucosa

Which layer of the gastrointestinal wall contains the main blood vessels, nerves, and glands?

Submucosa

Which layer of the gastrointestinal wall is made up of muscle tissue with an inner circular layer and an outer longitudinal layer of smooth muscle?

Muscularis

Which layer of the gastrointestinal wall is the outermost layer and is interchangeable with the visceral layer of the peritoneum?

Serosa

Which part of the peritoneum lines the organs?

Visceral layer

Which part of the peritoneum lines the wall of the cavity?

Parietal layer

Which region does the entire digestive tube pass through?

Both thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities

Which membrane covers most of the digestive organs?

Peritoneum

Which accessory organ is responsible for producing bile?

Liver

Test your knowledge of the digestive system with this quiz! Identify the different parts of the upper and lower digestive tract, as well as the accessory organs involved in digestion. From the mouth to the anus, challenge yourself to remember the names and functions of each component.

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