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Department
Biology
Course
BIOL 373L
Professor
Heidi Engelhardt
Semester
Winter

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Lab 3 Study Questions1In what orientation are smooth muscle cells aligned in the intestinal wallWhat effect does the contraction of each layer have pg 694In the intestinal wall there is a layer of circular smooth muscle and a layer of longitudinal smooth muscle located in the muscularis externaDuring peristaltic contractions through the intestine circular muscles contract just behind the mass of food bolus pushing it forward into a receiving segment where the circular muscles are relaxedThe longitudinal smooth muscle then contracts to continue the forward movement of bolusAs well the orientation of smooth muscle also allows for segmental contractions where short segments of intestine alternately contract and relax when circular muscles contract longitudinal muscles relax this serves to churn and mix the intestinal contents2Smooth muscle of the intestinal wall is called single unit what functional ch
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