- 1 What is another term used for proximal?
- 2 Which of the following is a highly muscular organ found in chickens used for grinding up food?
- 3 What is the human organ of Prehension?
- 4 Which animals would have a reticular groove?
- 5 What does it mean if something is proximal?
- 6 What does proximal mean?
- 7 How is feed absorbed in an animal’s body?
- 8 What animals are monogastric?
- 9 What is the way in which an animal gets food into their body?
- 10 Which of the following is the largest gland in the body?
- 11 What is the prehensile organ of horse?
- 12 Do cows have a CECA?
- 13 What are the 4 stomachs of a sheep?
- 14 What is the function of the reticular groove?
- 15 Does a calf have a reticular groove?
What is another term used for proximal?
In medicine, it means closest to the center of the body. The opposite of proximal is distal and these terms are also used in geology. Proximal is related to proximity, which means “nearness,” and approximate, which means close to the original.
Which of the following is a highly muscular organ found in chickens used for grinding up food?
The gizzard is why chickens do not need teeth. It is a muscular part of the stomach and uses grit (small, hard particles of pebbles or sand) to grind grains and fiber into smaller, more digestible, particles. From the gizzard, food passes into the small intestine, where nutrients are absorbed.
What is the human organ of Prehension?
Prehension is the process of siezing or grasping or otherwise getting food into the mouth.
Which animals would have a reticular groove?
Reticular groove closure in ruminants is a primary mechanism, almost exclusive of lactating animals, which makes the passage of food from the orifice of cardia to the abomasum possible, thus avoiding unwanted fermentations in rumen and reticulum.
What does it mean if something is proximal?
Proximal means nearer to the center (trunk of the body) or to the point of attachment to the body. If another reference point is given, such as the heart, the proximal point of another organ or extremity is the point closest to the heart, central rather than peripheral.
What does proximal mean?
Proximal: Toward the beginning, the nearer of two (or more) items. For example, the proximal end of the femur is part of the hip joint, and the shoulder is proximal to the elbow.
How is feed absorbed in an animal’s body?
Animals are heterotrophs, they must absorb nutrients or ingest food sources. Ingestive eaters, the majority of animals, use a mouth to ingest food. Absorptive feeders, such as tapeworms, live in a digestive system of another animal and absorb nutrients from that animal directly through their body wall.
What animals are monogastric?
A monogastric is a mammals with a single-compartmented stomach. Examples of monogastrics include humans, poultry, pigs, horses, rabbits, dogs and cats. Most monogastrics are generally unable to digest much cellulose food materials such as grasses.
What is the way in which an animal gets food into their body?
Ingestion occurs when an animal takes food into its digestive tract. Digestion occurs when the animal’s body gets busy breaking down the food. Two types of digestion exist in all animals: Mechanical digestion physically breaks down food into smaller and smaller pieces.
Which of the following is the largest gland in the body?
The liver is the largest solid organ and the largest gland in the human body.
What is the prehensile organ of horse?
In horse, upper lip, tongue and the incisor teeth are the main prehensile organs to collect the food.
Do cows have a CECA?
As classically described, those animals with a herbivorous dietary strategy generally have voluminous ceca, often displaying internal structural differentiations (koala, rabbit, blind mole, vole, ham- ster, nutria), whereas zoophagous (carnivore) and ruminant types possess a cecum that is less obvious in size and form
What are the 4 stomachs of a sheep?
The stomach of sheep consists of four digestive organs: the rumen, the reticulum, the omasum and the abomasum (Figure 1).
What is the function of the reticular groove?
The reticulum and the reticular groove are functional distinct compartments within the ovine forestomach. While the reticulum takes part in various motor functions, such as mixing, retaining, and rejecting the forestomach ingesta, the reticular groove serves mainly as a bypass between the esophagus and the abomasum.
Does a calf have a reticular groove?
A calf is born with an esophageal groove, which consists of muscular folds from the reticulorumen that come together to bypass the rumen, reticulum and omasum through to the abomasum when the calf drinks milk. The suckling reflex and milk protein stimulate the groove to open. This occurs until a calf is weaned.