Digestive/ Excretory System notes
1. What are the functions of the large and small intestines?

 
 
 
 
 

2. What are the six functional activities of the digestive system?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

3. Describe the process that moves food through the alimentary canal?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

4. What are the major functions of the kidneys and how do they perform these functions?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

5. Where do chemical and mechanical digestion occur?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

6. What is filtration membrane and how does it work?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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

8. Describe the digestive process?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

9. What is the relationship of the digestive organs and the peritoneum?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

10. What are diuretics and how do they affect your system?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

11. What chemicals are involved in chemical digestion? How are these produced?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

12.  From start to finish, list the events (many of which are described above) in the process of digestion.
 
 

The digestive system word bank:
appendix
ascending colon
cucum
duodenum
epiglotis
gall bladder
jejunum
ileum
pancreas
pylorus
rectum
salivary gland
sigmoid colon
transverse colon


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