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Stack #31176

Stack #31176 Module C Unit III Digestive System

bile chloe
gallbladder cholecyst/o
colon col/o
vomiting -emesis
intestine enter/o
stomach gastr/o
gums gingiv/o
tongue gloss/o
sugar gluc/o
liver hepat/o
abnormal condition -iasis
inflammation -itis
stone lith/o
destruction, breakdown -lysis
outlet, cutting through -ostomy
state of digestion -pepsia
to eat or eating -phagia
anus, rectum proct/o
hemorrhage -rrhagia
suturing -rrhaphy
mouth stomat/o
lack or loss of appitite for food anorexia
indegestion dyspepsia
difficulty swallowing dysphagia
presence of kidney stones or gallstones in gallbladder cholelithiasis
inflammation of the liver hepatitis
surgical creation of a new opening colostomy
partially digested food chyme
expelling feces per anus defecation
swallowing deglutition
process of chemical & physical breakdown of food digestion
to disperse a liquid into another liquid emulsify
protein produced by cells causing a chemical reaction enzyme
area extending from the mouth to the anus gastrointestinal tract
yellow discoloraion of skin also known as jaundice icterus
chewing mastication
wave-like contractions forcing food through digestive tract peristalsis
large folds in mucous membrane of a given organ rugae
circular band of muscle that with contraction serves to close opening or orifice sphincter
disease of the liver causing injury to cells of the liver cirrhosis
before meals a.c.
gastroesphageal reflux disease GERD
gastrointestinal GI
liver function test or hepatic function panel LFT's
nothing by mouth NPO
after meals p.c.
Created by: rmorales