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Bonewit Chapt 13

Colon Procedures and Male Reproductive Health- Karly Hayes

The surgical removal and examination of tissue from the living body. Biopsies generally are performed to determine wheher a tumor is benign or malignant Biopsy
The visualization of the rectum and the entire colon using a colonscope Colonoscopy
An endoscope that is specially designed for passage through the anus to permit visulization of the rectum and the entire length of the colon Colonoscope
An instrument that consists of a tube and an optical system that is used for direct visual inspection of organs or cavities Endoscope
To blow a powder, vapor, or gas into a body cavity Insufflate
The darkening of the stoll caused by the presnece of blood in an amount of 50 ml or greater Melena
Blood in such a small amount that is not detectable by the unaided eye Occult blood
(As it pertains to the guaiac slides test) A substance that is able to transfer oxygen from hydrogen peroxide to oxidize guaiac, causing the guaiac to turn blue Peroxidase
An endocscope that is specually designed for passage through the anus to permit visualization of the rectum and sigmoid colon Signmoidscope
The visual examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope Sigmoidoscopy
Created by: karlyhayes