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Ch 11 A Terms

Acquiring Medical Language

TermDefinition
gastroenteritis inflammation of the stomach and intestines
gastroenterocolitis inflammation of the stomach, intestines, and colon
gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) disease in which acid comes up from the stomach and damages the esophagus
gingival hyperplasia overformation of gum tissue
glossopathy disease of the tongue
glossotrichia overdevelopment of bumps on the tongue, making the tongue appear to be hairy
periodontitis inflammation of region around the teeth
pyloric stenosis narrowing of the sphincter at the base of the stomach
stomatomycosis fungus condition of the mouth
stomatosis mouth condition
cloitis inflammation of the colon
colorectal carcinoma cancerous tumor of the colon or rectum
duodenitis inflammation of the duodenum
enterocele hernia of the intestines
enteropathy disease of the intestines
fistula any abnormal passageway in the body that shouldn't be there
anal fistula abnormal opening between the rectum and the exterior perianal skin
colovaginal fistula abnormal opening between the colon and vagina
ileitis inflammation of the ileum
ileocolitis inflammation of the ileum and colon
jejunitis inflammation of the jejunum
jejunoileitis inflammation of the jejunum and ileum
proctitis inflammation of the anus and rectum
proctoptosis downward displacement of the rectum and anus
rectitis inflammation of the rectum
celiomyositis inflammation of the abdominal muscle
ceilopathy disease of the abdomen
cholangioma tumor of the bile vessels (ducts)
cholangitis inflammation of the bile vessels (ducts)
cholecystitis inflammation of the bile (gall) bladder
choledochocele hernia of the (common) bile duct
choledocholithasis presence of a stone in the (common) bile duct
cholelithiasis presence of a gall stone
cirrhosis liver disease named for the change of color of the liver
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
hepatocarcinoma cancerous tumor of the liver
hepatoma tumor of the liver
hepatosclerosis hardening of the liver
laparocele abdominal hernia
pancreatitis inflammation of the pancreas
pancreatolithiasis presence of a stone in the pancreas
peritonitis inflammation of the peritoneum
sclerosing cholangitis inflammation and hardening of the bile vessels (ducts)
sialodenitis inflammation of the salivary glands
sialodenosis a condition of the salivary glands
sialolithiasis presence of salivary stones
Created by: DarrinWan
 

 



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