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THE GASTRIC CAECA ARE SMALL SAC-LIKE APPENDAGES THAT NORMALLY CONTAIN GASTRIC JUICES THAT ARE INVOLVED IN THE DIGESTION OF FOOD IN THE MID GUT.

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The function of the gastric ceca is to?

In mosquitoes, the gastric caeca are responsible for ion and water transport. In the cockroach, the gastric caeca contain bacteria which aid in digestion. Leeches store concentrated blood in their gastric caeca. In grasshopper, chemicals are secreted from the gastric caeca in the stomach and from the salivary glands. So the general role of the gastric caeca is for digestion, but without knowing the species, your question is a little difficult to answer.


What is a gastric caeca?

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How many gastric ceca does a grasshopper have?

The grasshopper has six pairs of gastric caeca. The purpose of gastric caeca is to increase the surface area of the midgut, which enhances the ability to secrete digestive enzymes and to extract helpful products from food that has been partially digested.


What is the function of gastric ceca in a grasshopper?

The gastric caeca in a grasshopper are glands that secrete enzymes. Its purpose is to help with the digestive process.


What is the function of digestive caeca in cockroach?

they secrete gastric juices that will pour of flow into the stomach to aid in digestion


What is the appearance of the gastric caeca in a cockroach?

it appears to look like a very small brown bean and when crushed yellow liquid


What does the grasshopper stomach do?

it breaks down food using the juices from the gastric caeca, much like a human stomach deals with food.


What has the author Hugh Glasgow written?

Hugh Glasgow has written: 'The gastric caeca and the caecal bacteria of Heteroptera' -- subject(s): Hemiptera


What is the function of the pyloric caeca on the starfish?

Also known as digestive caeca or hepatic caeca. Pyloric caeca (outpocketing) extends from the pyloric stomach of the starfish into each of the five arms.


What is the function of the pyloric caeca on a starfish?

Pyloric caeca or hepatic caeca helps in a starfish's digestion. It is located in the their arms. After swallowing their prey, they then place it in their Pyloric caeca where the digestion process starts.


Are the pyloric caeca in trout involved in the absorption of nutrients?

Yes, pyloric caeca is involved in the absorption of amino acids and carbohydrates.


What is the function of the pyloric cecum?

The function of the pyloric caecum is to aid in digestion. It is also known as the hepatic caeca and digestive caeca.


What is the function of a grasshoppers stomach?

Much like the human stomach, the stomach of a grasshopper breaks down food using gastric juices.


What is the function of the pyloric caeca in a starfish?

On a starfish, the function of the pyloric caeca is to aid in digestion. It extends from the stomach into each of the starfish's arms.


What is the function of the ceca?

The function of the caeca is to break down food in the digestive system. The caeca is located near the rectum inside the bird.


What is the function of the gastric canal?

the gastric canal has an important clinical role in the stomach as it allows for gastic juices to be removed before absorption


What benefits might pyloric caeca provide to fish?

The pyloric caeca is found in a fish stomach. They secrete Trypsin and enzymes active in the intestines to aid in digestion.


What is the role of mucus in gastric juice?

mucus protects the epithelium for the acidity in the stomach.


What is the role of gastric acid?

To reduce (break down) proteins into amino acids.


What energy role is grasshoper?

Grasshoppers eat plants, which makes them first order producers.


What is the collective noun for grasshoppers?

Collective nouns for grasshoppers are:a cloud of grasshoppersa cluster of grasshoppersa plague of grasshoppersa swarm of grasshoppers


What does the pyloric caeca do?

the Pyloric ceca secrets digestive enzymes


How many pyloric caeca does a starfish have?

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What is the caeca in a chicken?

It is where undigested food is broken up further by microbes.


What is the function of the pyloric caeca of a fish?

It is known to secrete enzymes that aid in digestion.: )


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