Functions
Mis.
Layers of Alimentary
Mouth Parts
Teeth

100

Name the four functions of the digestive system. 

1. Ingestion 2. Propulsion 3. Digestion & absorption 4. Egestion

100

Name one accessory organ. 

Teeth, tongue, salivary gland, liver, gall bladder, pancreas

100

Name three of the four layers in the alimentary canal.
Mucosa, submucosa, muscularis, serosa

100

What are the five mouth parts?

1. Salivary gland 2. teeth 3. tongue 4 hard/soft palate 5. uvula 

100

How many teeth do children have?

20

200

What does Ingestion mean? 

Taking in food

200

What is two parts that make up the alimentary canal?

- Pharynx

-Mouth

- esophagus, stomach, small intestine 

200

What layer is the mucosa?

the inner most layer

200

The salivary glands are what percent of water?

99%

200

What part of your tooth protects it and is hard?

Enamel

300

What does egestion mean?

elimination of waste

300

What does the word mastication mean?

chewing

300

What does the submucosa contain?

glands, nerve fibers and blood vessels

300

The incisors are used for what?

Used for cutting pieces of food

300

What part of the tooth contains blood vessels and nerves?

pulp cavity

400

What is propulsion mean?

Movement of food

400

What is your epiglottis? 

A thin flap of skin that closes over the larynx when you swallow

400

The serosa secretes what kind of fluid?

a slippery, watery fluid

400

Premolars are also known as what?

bicuspids

400

What specific teeth are known for tearing and piercing?

Canines

500

What is digestions and absorption?

breaking down food &&&& taking in nutrients

500

How many teeth does an adult have?

32

500

Layer of muscle exending in two directions, what are those two directions. Hint: this is the Muscularis. 

Circular layer and Longitudinal 

500

Another name for your gums is what?

Gingiva

500

Which teeth are known as the tricuspids?

Molars