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Med Terms

Cachexia Condition of physically wasting away due to the loss of weight and muscle tissue
Cholangitis Acute inflammation of the bile duct
Cholang bile duct
-itis inflammation
Cholecystectomy Surgical removal of the gallbladder
Cholecyst gallbladder
-ectomy Surgical removal
Cholecystitis Inflammation of the gallbladder
Cholelithiasis Presence of gallstones
Chole bile or gall
-lithiasis Presence of stones
dysphagia difficulty swallowing
dys- difficult
-phagia swallowing
enteritis inflammation of the small intestine
enter small intestine
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
hepatomegaly abnormal enlargement of the liver
hepat/o liver
-megaly enlargement
hematemesis vomiting blood
hemat blood
-emesis vomiting
Volvulus Twisting of the intestine in itself
gastroenterologist physician who specializes in treating and diagnosing diseases and disorders of the stomach and intestines
gastr/o stomach
-ologist specialist
hyperemesis excessive/persistent vomiting
hyper- excessive
Created by: KNeadingNK51