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Everest 345 mod c wk 3

ankyloglossia abnormally short lingual frenum that limits movement of the tongue
cholelithiasis The presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts
colitis inflammation of the colon
dyspepsia painful, difficult, or disturbed digestion
dysphagia Difficulty in swallowing or inability to swallow
frenectomy removal of any portion of frenulum
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastroenteritis inflammation of the stomach and small intestine
gastroscopy using endoscope to view inner stomach
anorexia lack or loss of appetite for food.
defecation the evacuation of fecal matter from the rectum.
deglutition The act or process of swallowing.
emulsification breakdown of fat into liquid form
GI gastrointestinal
mastication process of chewing food
metabolism the rate at which the body uses energy
periodontium all tissue that supports the teeth
peristalsis waves of alternating muscular contractions
rugae folds that increase surface area
amylase enzyme that turns starch to sugar
appendicitis inflammation of the appendix
bile fluid secreted by liver to breakdown fats
mucosa moist tissue lining of structures of the anatomy
buccal cheek
celiac abdominal cavity
colonic pertaining to colon
colonoscopy visual exam of the inside of the colon
diverticulitis inflammation of the diverticulum
gastric relating to stomach
hematemesis vomiting blood
ileostomy surgical creation of an opening in the small intestine
laparotomy incision into the mid-abdominal area
pancreatitis inflammtion of the pancreas
rectocele rectal hernia
sublingual under the tongue
enzyme protein that acts as a catalyst to induce a chemical change
halitosis The condition of having foul-smelling breath
lavage washing out a cavity
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
aliment/o to nourish
an no
ankyl/o crooked
chol/o bile
col/o colon
cyst/o sac of fluid
dys bad, difficult, painful
-ectomy surgical removal
-emesis vomiting
enter/o small intestine
fren/o device that limits movement
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
-ia abnormal condition
-itis inflammation
-lithiasis presence of stones
-ostomy surgically creating an opening
-pept/o digest
-phag/o eat
proct/o anus
-rrhagia abnormal excessive fluid discharge
-scopy visual examination
Created by: everest