Digestive/Excretory System Assessment
1. Number the organs below from 1 to 12  from start to finish in the process of digestion.

_____ anus
_____ ascending colon
_____ epiglottis
_____ mouth
_____ rectum
_____ salivary gland
_____ sigmoid colon
_____ small intestine
_____ spleen
_____ stomach
_____ tongue
_____ transverse colon

2. What are the functions of the following organs?:

epiglottis-

gall bladder-

kidneys-

large intestine-

liver-

pancreas-

small intestine-

spleen-

stomach-
 

3. Name and describe the process that moves food through the alimentary canal?
 
 
 

4. List 3 organs each involved in:

chemical digestion:   mechanical digestion:
1.                                 1.

2.                                 2.

3.                                 3.
 

5. What is a filtration membrane and what does it do?
 
 
 
 
 

6. What is Crohn’s disease? How is it treated?
 
 
 
 

7. Name and give the function of at least 2 chemicals involved in digestion.
 
 
 
 

8.  On the next page label as many features of the digestive and excretory systems as you can.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


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