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Digestive System

What does the suffix -phagia mean? eating
What is the term meaning "ring of muscles"? sphincter
What does the abbreviation LLQ stand for? left lower quandrant
What muscular tube carries food from the pharynx to the stomach by means of peristalsis (rhythmic contractions)? esophagus
What organ stores bile? gallbladder
What term means difficulty eating/swallowing? dysphagia
What esophageal disorder is also known at progressive systemic sclerosis? scleroderma
What ulcer is most common in the younger population? duodenal ulcer
What does the combining form choledoch/o mean? common bile duct
How many permanent/adult teeth are there? 32
What is the term that means connecting two ends of a tube? anastomosis
What is the term for an organ or tissue protruding through wall or cavity that usually contains it? hernia
What does the combining form steat/o mean? fat
What does the combining form cholecyst/o means? gallbladder
What does the combining form hepat/o mean? liver
A procedure which crushes a stone by sound waves or force is called what? lithotripsy
What does the combining form celi/o mean? abdomen
What is the medical term meaning throat? pharynx
What is a disease that is caused by alcohol abuse? cirrhosis of the liver
What is a condition causing inflammation of the stomach mucosa or lining called? gastritis
Which type of hernia is where the diaphragm goes over the stomach? hiatal hernia
What are the 3 parts of the stomach? the fundus, the body and the antrum
What does the abbreviation GERD stand for? gastroesophageal reflux disease
What does the combining form gloss/o mean? tongue
What does the suffix -chezia mean? defecation
What disorder of the liver results in yellow eyes (sclera) and skin? Jaundice (Hyperbilirubinemia)
What are the 3 sections of the small intestine? the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum
What does the suffix -prandial mean? meal
What is the disease that causes canker sores around the mouth? herpes simplex virus 1 or HSV 1
What does the combining form bucc/o mean? cheek
What are the 3 functions of the digestive system? digestion, absorption, and elimination
What type of hepatitis has a transmission most commonly through the fecal-oral route? hepatitis A
Created by: sabrina.ray