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Surgical connection b/w 2 hollow or tubular structures Anastomosis
Abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity Ascites
Transmitted thru contaminated food or in an infected wound. Botulism
Frequent episodes of binging and purging Bulimia Nervosa`
Radiographic exam of bile ducts Cholangiography
Pain in the gull bladder Cholecystalgia
Inflamation in the gull bladder associated with gullstones blocking bowls. Cholecystitis
Progressive genetic disease of the liver that is often caused by excessive alcohol or viral Hep. B or C Cirrhosis
Chronic autoimmune disorder that occurs anywhere in the digestive tract. Most often in Illium or Colon Crohns Disease
Reflex ejection of stomache..."Vomiting" Emesis
Act of belching or raising gas orally from stomache Eructation
Endoscopic procedure that allows direct visualization of the upper GI tract Esophagogastroduodenoscopy
Portion of stomache that protrudes upward into the chest thru an opening in the diaphram. Hiatal Hernia
Yellow discoloration of the skin Jaundice
Weighing 2 to 3 times more than the ideal weight, BMI greater than 39 Morbid Obesity
Surgical fixation of a prolapsedrectum adjacent tissue or organ. Protopexy
Return of swallowed food in the mouth Regurgitation
Twisting of the intestine on itself and causes obstruction Volvulus
Lack of adequate saliva due to dimished secreations by the salivary glands AKA drymouth Xerostomia
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