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Med Term 2 chapter 8

Bulimia Continuous, excessive hunger Bruxism involuntary grinding or clenching of the teeth, usually occurs during sleeping and is associated to stress or tention.
Anabolism the building up of body cells & substances from nutrients. Catabolism Breaking down of body cells or substances, releasing energy & carbon dioxide.
Anastomosis Surgical connection between a hollow or tubular structures. Cholangiograpghy radiographic exam of the bile ducts with the use of a contrast medium
Anorexia Nervosa an eating disorder characterized by a false perception of the body appearance. Cholecystalgia Pain in the gallbladder
Botulism Food Poisoning Cholecystic pertaining to the gallbladder
Colorectal Carcinoma (CRC) Colon Cancer Colostomy Surgical removal of all or part of the colon.
Diverticulum small pouch or sac occurring in the lining or wall of a tubular organ such as the colon. Dysphagia difficulty swallowing
Emesis Vomiting Eso
Ascites abnormal accumulation of serious fluid in the peritoneal cavity. Cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder usually associated with gallstones blocking the flow of bile.
Bolus Mass of food that has been chewed & is ready to be swallowed. Cholelithiasis The presence of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
Created by: christine12892