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Gastroenterology

TermDefinition
A&P abdominoperineal resection
BE barium enema
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ERCP endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
EU endoscopic ultrasound
FOBT fecal occult blood test
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI gastrointestinal
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
N&V nausea and vomitting
PEG percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
UGI upper gastrointestinal
UPPP uvulopalatopharrynoplasty
H.pylori helicobacter pylori
appendicitis inflammation of the appendix
cholangioma tumor of the bile duct
cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
choledocholithiasis condition of stones in the common bile duct
cholelithiasis condition of gallstones
colitis inflammation of the colon
diverticulitis inflammation of the diverticulum
diverticulosis abnormal condition of having diverticula
esophagitis inflammation of the esophagus
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastroenteritis inflammation of the stomach and the intestine
gastroenterocolitis inflammation of the stomach, intestines, and colon
gingivitis inflammation of the gums
glossitis inflammation of the tongue
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
hepatoma tumor of the liver
palatitis inflammation of the palate
pancreatitis inflammation of the pancreas
peritonitis inflammation of the peritoneum
polyposis abnormal condition of many polyps
proctoptosis prolapse of the rectum
rectocele protrusion of the rectum
sialolith stone in the salivary gland
steatohepatitis inflammation of the liver associated with excess fat
uvulitis inflammation of the uvula
adhesion abnormal growing together of 2 peritoneal surfaces
gastroesophageal reflux disease abnormal backflow of gastrointestinal contents into the esophagus
hemochromatosis iron metabolism disorder-too much absorbed
irritable bowel syndrome disturbances of the bowel
polyp tumorlike growth
ulcerative colitis inflammation of the colon with ulcers-bloody diar
volvulus twisting/kinking of the intestine-obstruction
abdominocentesis surgical puncture to aspirate fluid from the abdominal cavity
anoplasty surgical repair of the anus
antrectomy excision of the antrum
appendectomy excision of the appendix
celiotomy incision into the abdominal cavity
cheilorrhaphy suturing of the lip
cholecystectomy excision of the gallbladder
choledocholithotomy incision into the common bile duct to remove a stone
colectomy excision of the colon
colostomy creation of an artificial opening into the colon
Created by: rharding
 

 



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