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Digestive System

anything dealing with the Digestive System

What covers the trachea so that food does not go into the lungs when you swallow? Epiglottis
What is it called when fluids and solids come back up from the stomach to the mouth? Regurgitation
What is an inflammation of a pouch in the colon? Diverticulitis
What is the medical term for gallstones? Cholelith cholelithiasis = condition of having gallstones
What is a varicose vein in the rectum called? hemorrhoids
What is the abbreviation for "nothing by mouth." NPO
What is the disease that destroys the cells of the liver? Cirrhosis
What is the term for a visual exam of the colon? Colonoscopy
What is the medical term for loss of appetite? anorexia
Inguinal hernia Protrusion of a loop of small intestine into the groin(inguinal)) region through a weak spot in the abdominal muscle
abdominal hernia Protrusion of abdominal contents through the abdominal wall
hiatal hernia protrusion of the stomach through the diaphragm and extending into the thoracic cavity
Where is the appendix? RLQ bottom end of the cecum
Where is bile produced? The Liver
Where is bile stored? The gallbladder
What is the medical term for the removal of the gallbladder? Cholecystectomy
Chol/e bile, gallbladder
cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
cholelithiasis presence of gallstones
diverticulitis inflammation of the diverticulum
enter/o small intestine
gingivitis inflammation of the gums
or/o mouth
Created by: Seanmorrone