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Bonewit Chapt 13

Colon & Male Reproductive (Allysa Jasper)

biospy the surgical removal and examination of tissue from the living body. Biopsies generally are preformed to determine whether a tumor is benign or malignant
colonoscopy the visualization of the rectum and the entire colon using a colonscope
colonoscope an ednoscope tjay is specially desinged for passage through the anus to permit visualization of the rectum and the entire length of the colon
endoscope an insturment that consists of a tube and an optical system that is used for direct visual inspection of organs or cavitites
insufflate to blow a powder, vapor, or gas (e.g., air) into a body cavity
melena the darkening if the stool caused by the presence of blood in an amount of 50ml or greater
occult blood blood in such a small amount that it is not detectable by the unaided eye
peroxidase (as it pertains to the guaiac slide test) a substance thay is able to transfer oxygen from hydrogen peroxide to oxidize quaiac, causing the guaiac to turn blue
sigmoidscope an endoscope that is specially designed for passage through the anus to permit visualization of the rectum and sigmoid colon
sigmoidoscopy the visual examination of the rectum and sigmoid colon using a sigmoidoscope
Created by: allysajasper