Without a keen understanding of pertinent anatomy and physiology, students will struggle to apply pathology and pharmacology throughout their training and practice. MedGuide are happy to introduce this series of MCQ sets comprising core clinically-relevant physiology pulled from many sources common to the medical school undergraduate. We hope this allows you to test your knowledge, and apply synoptic links to some key preclinical conditions you will encounter as a practising healthcare professional.
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Gastrointestinal Physiology Review MCQ - Part 2
Epithelium of the mucosa
Stem 1 of 4
A 3-day-old neonate with abdominal swelling has been vomiting a green pigment. An abdominal XR is ordered, revealing a megacolon sign.The pigmented vomit is suggestive of obstruction distal to ...
The inferior vena cava
The Auerbach's plexus
The ileocaecal valve
The major duodenal papilla
Stem 2 of 4The patient's biopsy finds an absence of submucosal ganglionic cells. Which cell type has failed to migrate, in embryology, to its in vivo site?
Stem 3 of 4Untreated, what would be the risk to the patient?
Stem 4 of 4Which of the below is the most appropriate diagnosis of the patient?
Commence polysaccharide digestion
Commence lipid digestion
Coat teeth with protective protease
Moisten foodstuff for swallowing
NaK ATPase antiporter