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Ascending, Transverse, Descending Colon

The small intestine connects to the colon where a valve regulates the movement of food.  The ileocecal valve is named for the ileum and the cecum it connects to.  The cecum is a pouch-like section of the large intestine that is the first part of the colon, also called …

Label the Structures of the Pelvis

                Answers: A=sacrum B = ilium C = acetabulum D = ischium E = obturator foramen AB = pubis AC = symphysis pubis AD = sacroiliac joint This quiz is also available on quizlet.

Large Intestine (Colon)

The large intestine has three main sections which can be difficult to identify in the cat.  Shown below is the abdominal cavity with most of the small intestine removed and the large intestine positioned in such a way to identify the three sections.  The first section after the …

Cecum and Colon

This image shows the jejunum and the ileum as it joins the large intestine (colon).  The pouch at this connection point in the cat is called the cecum.  In humans, the cecum has an attached appendage.   A valve can be found at this point in the digestive …

Stomach and Duodenum

This image shows the stomach and the first section of the small intestine, called the duodenum.  The next section of the small intestine is the jejunum followed by the ileum which connects it to the large intestine.

Label – Digestive System (Overall)

  Answers: A.  Parotid Salivary Gland      B.  Tongue C.  Sublingual Salivary Gland           D.  Esophagus E.  Cardiac Sphincter Valve      AB.  Liver             AC.  Gall Bladder AD.  Ascending Colon           AE.  Cecum   …

Label the Digestive System

    A.  Stomach      B.  Duodenum C.  Jejunum (small intestine) D.  Ascending Colon                 AB    Cecum AC.  Mesentery               AD.  Appendix AE.  Ileum (small intestine)