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Chapter 1

CUC chronic ulcerative colitis
E-Coli Escherichia Coli
ERCP Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
GB Gallbladder
GGT gamma-glutamyl transferase
GI gastrointestinal
GIP gastric inhibitory peptide
GTT glucose tolerance test
HAA hepatitis-associated antigen
HAV hepatitis A Virus
HBIG hepatitis B immune globulin
mouth breaks food apart by the action of the teeth, moistens and lubricates food with saliva. Food forms into a bolus
pharynx common passageway for both respiration and digestion.
esophagus a collapsible tube about 10 inches long that leads from the pharynx to the stomach.
stomach reduces food to a digestible state and converts food to a semiliquid form.
salivary gland secrete saliva to moisten and lubricate food
large intestine removes water from the fecal material, stores, and then eliminates waste via the rectum and anus
small intestine where digestion and absorption take place. the small intestine has 3 parts, the duodenum, the jejunum, and the ileum.
Liver An organ in the upper abdomen that aids in digestion and removes waste products and worn-out cells from the blood. The liver is the largest solid organ in the body. The liver weighs about three and a half pounds (1.6 kilograms). It measures about 8 inches
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