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pertaining to the abdomen celiac
muscular wave-like motion to transport food through the digestive system peristalsis
part of tooth that contains a rich supply of nerves and blood pulp
pertaining to the cheek buccal
high blood levels of pigmentation released by he liver with bile hyperbilirubinemia
carries the bile into theduodenum common bile duct
enzyme to digest starch amylase
chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract Crohn's disease
made up of a ring of muscles sphincter
one who specializes in gums Periodontist
stomata/o means mouth
renal calculus kidney stone
membranes that connect parts of the small intestines mesentery
fats are improperly digested and appear in the feces steatorrhea
lack of appetite anorexia
jaundice icterus
swollen, twisted veins in the esophagus esophageal varices
abnormal side pockets in the intestines diverticula
telescoping of the intestines intussusceptions
difficulty swallowing dysphagia
stones in the salivary glands sialiadenolithiasis
second part of the small intestines jejunum
s-shaped portion of the large intetines sigmoid coon
first part of the small intestines duodenum
first part of the large intestines cecum
collection offluid in the abdominal cavity ascites
inflammation of the pancreas pancreatitis
removal of the gall bladder cholecystectomy
the joining of two previously unconnected parts of the small intestines anastomosis
inflammation of the third part of the small intestines ileitis
formation of solithiasisaliary stones sialolithiasis
one who studies the anus an rectum proctologist
passage of materials through the villi into the blood absorption
removal of waste material from the body defacation
another term for swallowing deglutition
the process of breaking up large fat globules emulsification
chewing food mastication
the soft tissue hanging from the roof of the mouth uvula
ring of muscles at he distal region of the stomah pyloric sphincter
microscopic projections in the walls of the small intestines villi
chronic liver disease resulting from alcohol and/or malnutrition cirrhosis
swollen twisted veins in the rectal region hemorrhoids
inflammation of the liver caused by type A, B, or C virus hepatitis
under the tongue sublingual
severe systemic allergic response, in severe cases it is life-threatening anaphylaxis
drug used to treat allergic reactions antihistamine
any unintended or undesired effects of a drug, something other than what it was administered for adverse reaction
three types of hernias and their locations Hiatal-diaphragm; Inguinal-groin; Umilical-umbilicus
two types of eating disorders and definition Anorexia Nervosa - starvation Bulemia Nervosa - purge and binge eating
Created by: dshotel