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Chap6 Digestive Sys.
|also called gastrointestinal (GI) system. whose primary function is to breakdown foods, prepare it for absorption and eliminate waste.
|orange-yellow pigment formed during destruction of erythrocytes...
|mass of masticated food ready for swallowing.
|type of gland that secrets its products theough excretory ducts...
|circular band of muscle fibers that...
|organic compound, a true fat..
|where the process of digestion begins. also known as oral cavity.
|plays an important role in the initial stages of digestion by mechanically breaking down food.
|assist in chewing process..
|rough projections on the surface of the tongue.
|the two structures forming the roof of mouth
|hard palate(anterior portion) soft palate(posterior portion)
|soft fleshy, V-shaped structure
|two tubes: one that leads to lungs
|the tube that leads to stomach
|a small flap of cartilage
|a saclike structure located in left upper quadrant
|its a coiled tube approximately 20 ft. long...
|first part of small intestine. uppermost segment. approximately 10inches long.
|approximately 8 ft. long
|12ft. long part of small intestine.
|finger like projections called?
|a sphincter muscle called?
|5 ft. long. begins at the end of ileum and extends to anus.
|largest glandular organ in the body. weighs 3-4 pounds. located beneath diaphragm in RUQ. producing bile. removes glucose...
|its an elongated, somewhat flattened organ... It performa endocrine and exocrine functions.
|serves as a storage area for bile. saclike structure on the inferior of liver.
|saliva, salivary gland
|pertaining to the mouth.
|inflammation of the mouth.
|excision, removal of tongue.
|pertaining to tongue
|pertaining to cheek.
|surgical repair of lip.
|pertaining to lip.
|specialist of teeth
|are dentist who specialize in correcting and preventing irregularities of abnormally aligned teeth.
|excision, removal of gums. surgical treatment for periodontal disease.
|a calculus in a salivary gland.
|instrument for examining the esophagus.
|inflammation of the phraynx and tonsils.
|pain in stomach. also called stomachache.
|involuntary contraction, twitching of pylorus. occurs in pyloric sphincter of the stomach.
|visual examination of duedenum
|intestine( usually small intestine)
|disease of intestine. typically occurs in small intestine.
|suture of jejunum
|forming an opening ileum. creates an opening on the surface of abdomen...
|excision, removal of appendix. removes a diseased appendix..
|forming an opening colon. creates a place for fecal matter...
|visual examination of the colon.performed with an elongated flexible...
|incision of sigmoid colon.
|hernia, swelling of rectum. also known as proctocele.
|specialist in study of anus, rectum. a physician who specializes in treating disorders of colon, rectum and anus.
|pertaining to around the anus.
|enlrgement of the liver
|separation;destruction; loosening of the pancreas. may be related to alcohol consumption..
|small, minute bile vessel. one of the fine terminal elements...
|calculus, stone of bile, gall. a stonelike mass in the gallbladder.
|excision, removal of gallbladder. is performed by laparoscopic or open surgery.
|surgical repair of bile duct.
|excessive vomitting. above normal of vomit
|presence or formation of gallstones in gallbladder
|without appetite. no appetite.
|bad; painful; difficult
|also called indigestion, an epigastric discomfort felt after eating. bad;painful; difficult digestion.
|abnormal swallowing of air
|after, behind meal
|discharge; flow of fat
|discharge; flow through or across the bowel.
|inflammation around the tooth
|pertaining to under; below of the tongue.
|a circumscribed open sore on the skin or mucous membranes of body.
|protrusion of any organ, tissue or structure..
|a branch of medicine concerned with digestive diseases.
|a condition in which small, blisterlike pockets..
|knowledge regarding tumor and cancers
|most common type of intestinal cancer
|accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity
|rumbling or gurgling noises..
|physical wasting that includes loss of weight...
|scaring and dysfunction of liver...
|inflammatory bowel disease. bowel disorder
|caused by ingesting water or food...
|gas in GI tract
|backflow of gastric contents..
|foul-smelling breath. result in poor oral hygiene
|swollen varicose veins
|vomitting of blood..
|mechanical or functional blockage of the intestines... become vulnerable to ischemia.
|altered bowel function
|irritable bowel syndrome
|impaired passage of nutrients, minerals. may caused number of diseases
|dark, tarlike feces..
|excessive intake of food. accumulation of fat
|obesity, its BMI is greater than 40. a disease with serious psychological, social...
|formation of white spots or patches...
|stricture or narrowing of pyloric sphicnter...
|backward flow, as in return of solids...
|inflammatory disease of colon. characterized by profuse...