Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Digestive D/C

Anorexia Lack or loss of appetite inability to eat
Appendicitis Inflammation of the appendix Due to obsession or infection
Borborygmus Rumbling or gurgling noises that you can hear from a distance. Passage of gas through liq contents intestines
Cachexia Physical wasting that includes los of weight and muscle mass Commonly associated with AIDS and CA
Cholelithiasis Presence or formation of gallstones
Cirrhosis Scarring & dysfunction of liver Chronic liver disease
Colic Spasm in any hollow or tubular soft organ
Crohn Disease Form of inflammatory bowel disease usually of ileum Regional enteritis
Dysentery Inflammation of intestine Ingesting water or food contacting chemical irritants
Eructation Belching
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Back flow of gastric contents into esophagus due to small function of sphincter muscle
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Symptom complex marked by abdominal pain and altered function for which no organic cause can be determined
Created by: Nachure18
Popular Medical sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards