Review, and challenge, are an important part of learning. This quiz is part of a set that will span the abdominal physiology and anatomy to challenge your synoptic linking ability. Good luck!
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Gastrointestinal Physiology Review MCQ - Part 1
Name the arterial supply to structure 5
Left colic artery
Superior rectal artery
Inferior rectal artery
Please refer to the previous image for this question...A metastasis from the mucosa of "1" causes which noted sign?
Water has a propensity to exit their solution
Water has a propensity to enter their solution
Water has a propensity to neither enter or exit their solution
The nature of saliva is too heterogenous amongst individuals to quantify so simply
Contains the myenteric plexus within its space
Is superficial to the mucosal layer
Contains a thin layer of smooth muscle
Is circumferential and longitudinal in its fibre arrangement
Stem 1 of 4
Two years after head and neck surgery a patient has difficulty in taste, xerostomia. A laboratory examination of his saliva finds significantly increase in mucous content.Which gland was likely ablated?
Minor salivary glands
Stem 2 of 4What is the secretomotor innervation to the named gland of the previous question?
Stem 3 of 4Which of the following descriptions best match the secretions of the ablated glandular tissue?
Serous with watery saliva containing a high concentration of electrolytes and enzymes
Mucous, viscous saliva rich in mucins, Ab and protein
Mucous, viscous saliva rich in carbohydrates and Ag
Mixed serous and mucous secretions
Stem 4 of 4Which salivary gland has the most contribution to salivary volume in the stimulated state?