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CH 5 Digestive

MedTerm Digestive System

TermDefinition
1. Passage of bright red fresh blood from the rectum hematochezia
2. Gas expelled from the stomach through the mouth eructation
3. Lack of appetite anorexia
4. Gas expelled through the anus flatus
5. Fat in the feces steatorrhea
6. Unpleasant sensation in the stomach associated with tendency to vomit nausea
7. Yellow-orange skin and whites of the eyes jaundice
8. Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen ascites
9. Difficulty in swallowing dysphagia
10. Frequent passage of loose, watery stools diarrhea
11. Rumbling noise produced by the movement of gas or fluid through the gastrointestinal tract borborygmus
12. Difficulty in passing stools constipation
13. Black tarry stools melena
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