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Esophagus: Quiz


Question 1:
What vein is associated with the Esophagus?

Question 2: However, some fish, including lampreys, ________, and lungfish, have no true stomach, so that the oesophagus effectively runs from the pharynx directly to the intestine, and is therefore somewhat longer.
SharkChimaeraBullhead sharkAngel shark

Question 3:
How do you write Esophagus in latin?
Archidioecesis Yangonensis
nervus cardiacus cervicalis superior
Dioecesis Legionensis

Question 4: muscularis externa (or "muscularis propria"): composition varies in different parts of the esophagus, to correspond with the conscious control over ________ in the upper portions and the autonomic control in the lower portions:
SwallowingAuerbach's plexusDigestionHuman gastrointestinal tract

Question 5: In ________, sharks and rays, the esophageal epithelium is ciliated, helping to wash food along, in addition to the action of muscular peristalsis.

Question 6: "entrance for eating." In humans the esophagus is continuous with the laryngeal part of the pharynx at the level of the C6 ________.
VertebraCervical vertebraeLumbar vertebraeVertebral column

Question 7: The esophagus or oesophagus (see spelling differences), sometimes known as the gullet, is an organ in vertebrates which consists of a muscular tube through which food passes from the pharynx to the ________.
Vermiform appendixColon (anatomy)StomachSmall intestine

Question 8: In ________, the pharynx is much shorter, and the esophagus correspondingly longer, than in fish.

Question 9: H&E stain of ________ of normal esophagus showing the stratified squamous cell epithelium

Question 10: In most fish, the esophagus is extremely short, primarily due to the length of the pharynx (which is associated with the ________).
Swim bladderGillFish anatomyDemersal fish

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