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Med Term Chapter 6

CNA Chabner Chapter 6

-ectasis, -ectasia stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-emesis vomiting
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage, -rrhagia bursting forth(of blood)
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis stopping; controlling
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tresia opening
ALP, AST(SGOT), ALT(SGPT) Liver function tests
Gastroscopy Visually examining the stomach
Laparoscopy Visually examining the abdomen
Transhepatic cholangigraphy X-ray after dye is injected into the liver
aphthous stomatitis ulcers and inflammation of the mouth
blepharoplasty surgical repair of the eyelids
bronchiectasis dilation of the tubes leading into the lungs
buccal pertaining to the cheek
cheilostomatoplasty surgical repair of the lip and mouth
cholecystectomy removal of gallbladder
cholecystojejunostomy an anastomosis between the gallbladder and jejenum
choledochal pertaining to the common bile duct
colectomy removal of the large bowel
congenital esophageal atresia esophagus is not connected to the stomach at birth
dysmenorrhea painful menstruation
dyspepsia difficult digestion
dysphagia difficult swallowing
esophageal atresia esophagus is not connected to the stomach at birth
gingivectomy removal of gum tissue
glossopharyngeal pertaining to the tongue and throat
hematemesis vomiting blood
hemoptysis spitting up blood
herniorrhahpy suture of an abdominal protrustion
lipase enzyme to digest fats
palatoplasty surgical repair of the roof of the mouth
periodontal disease gingivitis (inflammation of gum tissue)
proptosis forward protrusion of the eye
pyloric sphincter narrowing of a ring of muscles
splenorrhagia bursting forth of blood from the spleen
volvulus twisting of part of the intestine upon itself
cecostomy new opening of the first part of the colon to the outside of the body
paracentesis surgical puncture of the abdomen for withdrawal of fluid
gastroduodenal anastomosis new surgical connection between the stomach and the first part of the small intestine
sphincterotomy incision of a ring of muscles
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