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Mod C Unit 1


The epiglottis covers the trachea
What is the top part of the stomach Fundus
Out of the trachea, esophagus, pharynx, and tongue what organ is NOT part of the digestive system trachea
The role of the mouth in digestion is to mix food and saliva
What means “difficulty swallowing” dysphagia
What is an infection of the parotid glands mumps
What condition is known for pain in the right lower quadrant appendicitis
The ___________________appendix is found in the small intestines vermiform
What are the folds in the stomach rugae
When gastric juices back up into the esophagus because of a poorly functioning lower esophageal sphincter, it is called GERD
What vitamin is synthesized in the large intestines B
what type of organs are the gallbladder, liver, and pancreas accessory
what does the ileocecal valve separate Small and Large Intestines
What organ breaks down carbohydrates, protein, and fats pancreas
How is Pyloric stenosis treated with surgery
What term means gallstones cholelithiasis
Reflux of stomach acids and food into the esophagus is regurgitation
What type of hepatitis is caused by oral contact with feces from an infected person Hep A
Jaundice is what color yellow
What procedure is an endoscopic examination of the interior of the peritoneal cavity laparoscopy
what is the visual examination of the large intestines colonoscopy
what can an excessive of intake of alcohol cause pancreatitis
How do you treat cholelitiasis with surgery
What are the wavelike movements that propels the food through the digestive system peristalsis
What is the medical term for black tarry stool melena
What is the process of chewing called mastication
What is inflammation of the liver hepatitis
Whats the abbreviation for gastroesophogeal reflux disease GERD
What is the medical term for inflammation of the gallbladder cholecystitis
What is the medical term for suture of a hernia herniorrhaphy
An esophagus that ends in a blind pouch and lacks an opening into the stomach is esophageal atresia
Bright red, frank lower GI bleeding from the rectum is hematochezia
What is the medical term for blood in vomit hematemesis
What is the term for releasing feces defecation
what are varicose veins in the lower rectum or anus called hemorrhoids
What is the development of pouches in the lining of the intestine called diverticulitis or diverticulosis
What is a benign growth that may occur in the intestines polyp
What is an Ileus obstruction
emesis vomit
pepsia digestion
tresia condition of an opening
cholecyst/o gallbladder
dent/i or dent/o teeth
enter/o small intestine
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
or/o oral cavity
proct/o rectum and anus
itis inflammation
osis condition
dys difficult
hyper excessive
hypo below
peri surrounding
phag/o eat/swallow
stalsis contraction
aliment/o nutrition
ectomy removal
rrhea flow/discharge
inflammatory bowel disease IBD
peptic ulcer disease PUD
barium enema BE
barium swallow BaS
gallbladder GB
bowel movement BM
hepatitis A virus HAV
gastrointestinal GI
hepatitis B virus HBV
irritable bowel syndrome IBS
laparoscopy lap
nausea/vomiting N/V
nausea/vomiting/diarrhea N/V/D
nothing by mouth NPO
by mouth PO
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