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Chapter 11 GI system

Medical terminology flashcards from chapter 11

Sialorrhea SAI-ah-loh-REE-ah Excessive salivation
Stomatodynia stoh-MAT-oh-DIH-nee-ah Mouth pain
Jaundice JAWN-dis Yellowing of skin, tissue, and fluids caused by increased levels of bilirubin
Gastroenterocolitis GAS-troh-EN-ter-oh-coh-LAI-tis Inflammation of the stomach, intestine, and colon
Jejunoileitis je-JOO-noh-IH-lee-AL-tis Inflammation of the jejunum and ileum
Pancreatolithiasis PAN-kree-AH-toh-lih-THAI-ah-sis Presence of a stone in the pancreas
Cholecystectomy KOH-lay-sis-TEK-toh-me Surgical removal of the bile (gall) bladder
Stomatoplasty stoh-MAH-toh-PLAS-tee Surgical reconstruction of the mouth
FOBT Fecal occult blood test ( A test of feces to discover blood not visibly apparent)
NPO (nihil per os) Nothing by mouth
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