NCLEX RN Practice Question # 574

NCLEX Examination.

Practice Question # 574.


 

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Gallbladder

  • Stores and concentrates bile and contracts to force bile into the duodenumduring the digestion of fats
  • The cystic duct joins the hepatic duct to form the common bile duct.
  • The sphincter of Oddi is located at the entrance to the duodenum.
  • The presence of fatty materials in the duodenum stimulates the liberation of cholecystokinin, which causes contraction of the gallbladder and relaxation of the sphincter of Oddi.

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