A person who is addicted to alcohol gets his liver destroyed because:
Islets of Langerhans are found in ______.
Ptyalin is secreted by ______.
Ptyalin, an enzyme work in saliva, which is:
In pancreas, pancreatic juice and hormones are secreted by:
Name the Glands associated with the Human Digestive System.
Glands contributing digestive juices include the salivary glands, the gastric glands in the stomach lining, the pancreas, and the liver and its adjuncts- the gallbladder and bile ducts.
Largest gland of the human body is ______.
The liver is the largest gland in the human body. It is also the largest internal organ in our body and can weigh up to 1.5 kg for a human adult.
Which of the following is not a function of the liver?
Insulin is secreted by which pancreatic cells? [RPMT-89]
Beta cells (β cells) are a type of cell found in the pancreatic islets of the pancreas. They produce insulin and are the most abundant of the islet cells.
Which substance of saliva destroys the harmful bacteria? [RPMT-91]
Which one of the following is not a constituent of saliva?
All three except glucose are present in the mouth. Glucose is an end product of carbohydrates that forms in the intestine.
Which statement is wrong about bile?
Which one of the following is not a function of the liver?
______ stores the liver’s digestive juice until it is needed by the intestines.
Gall bladder stores the livers digestive juice. It is present under the liver. Gall bladder delivers bile into the small intestine.
The glucose is converted into glycogen in liver and stored in:
Glycogen is a glucose polymer that is stored for energy use by animal cells. Animals store glucose in the form of glycogen. They store it in their muscles and liver.
Which hormones are secreted by the Pancreas?
The main hormones secreted by the endocrine gland in the pancreas are insulin and glucagon, which regulate the level of glucose in the blood
The largest salivary gland present in human is:
Kupffer cells are found in:
Kupffer cells, also known as stellate macrophages and Kupffer-Browicz cells, are specialized macrophages located in the liver, lining the walls of the sinusoids. They form part of the mononuclear phagocyte system.
How many lobes are present in the liver?
A gland not associated with the alimentary canal is ______.