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1. Proteins are broken down into      , while carbohydrates are broken into      .→Amino acids / sugars
2. Which is not a function of the pancreas?→All are important pancreatic functions
3. What are the three components that maintain the kidney's medullary concentration gradient→Nephron, collecting tubule, inner medulla
4. The Descending Loop of Henle is permeable to      , while       is permeable at the Ascending Loop.→NH3 / water
5. Animals become constipated when:→Too little water is absorbed at the small intestine.
6. Protein digestion occurs in the       with the help of      .→Stomach / pepsin
7. Blood pressure pushes blood through the       and into the nephron's      .→Bowman's capsule / Glomerulus
8. What stimulates gastrin release?→peptide-containing chyme
9. Threonine is an example of      .→a mineral
10. Fats are digested by       and      .→bile / pancreatic lipase
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