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ch5-pathology pt.2

The Language of Medicine- 8th Edition

Melena black, tarry stools; feces containing digested blood
Nausea unpleasant sensation in the stomach associated with the tendency to vomit
Steatorrhea fat in the faces; frothy, foul smelling fecal matter
aphthous stomatitis inflammation of the mouth with small, painful ulcers
dental caries tooth decay
herpetic stomatitis inflammation of the mouth by infection of the herpes virus
oral leukoplakia white plaques or patches on the mucosa of the mouth
periodontal disease inflammation and degeneration of gums, teeth, and surrounding bone
achalasia failure of the lower esophagous sphincter (LES) muscle to relax
esophageal varices swollen, varicose veins at the lower end of the esophagous
Created by: fergy