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A&Pdigestive

chapter 6 digestive terms

QuestionAnswer
peri around
bi two
leuko white
epi above
mal bad
an without
mes middle
dia through
endo within
mono one
gen produce or create
ic pertaining to
itis inflammation
osis condition
oma tumor
graphy to write
tripsy crush
scope instrument
scopy process of examination
pathy disease
HCL hydrochloric acid
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease`
NSAID nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory disease
GI gastrointestinal
ESR erythrocyte sedimentation rate
BM bowel movement
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
WBC white blood cell
HAV hepatitis A virus
HBV hepatitis B virus
fecal pertaining to feces
enema injection of fluid into rectum
dysphagia difficulty swallowing
gingivitis inflammation of the gums
hemorroidectomy surgical removal of a hemorroid
colostomy artificial opening from colon to outside body
malnutrition inadequate or bad nourishment
appendicitis inflammation of appendix
precancerous lesion which a cancer can develop
polypectomy excision or removal of a polyp
diarrhea rapid flow of feces
lipid fatty compounds
pancreatitis inflammation of pancreas
enteroscope instrument to view intestines
colitis inflammation of the colon
sigmoidoscopy to examine sigmoid colon
melena black, tarry stool
diverticulosis condition of having small pouches in the large intestine.
cystectomy bladder removal
cirrhosis condition of the liver
Created by: RobbinM on 2009-07-22



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