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APD - Chapter 15

Anatomy, Physiology, and Disease: Chapter 15

DEGR GERD; A combination of symptoms caused by a backflow of gastric contents into the esophagus.
spetihati hepatitis; Inflammation of the liver most commonly caused by an exposure to an infectious agent, or excessive exposures to drugs (such as acetaminophen), or toxins (such as alcohol).
clssticieothy cholecystitis; Acute or chronic inflammation of the gallbladder because of gallstones.
otntaioicpsn constipation; Decrease in the frequency of defecation accompanied by difficult or incomplete passage of stool.
srisrtittgenaoe gastroenteritis; infection and/or inflammation of the stomach and small intestines due to virus or bacterium. Source may also be chemical in nature.
oirrhscis cirrhosis; chronic liver disease that exhibits liver scarring, loss of normal liver architecture and function, often caused by alcoholism and chronic viral hepatitis.
uprpceictel pepticulcer; An ulcer occurring in the lower end of the esophagus, stomach or in the duodenum.
iatalhaehnir hiatalhernia; protrusion of the stomach through the diaphragm and extending into the thoracic cavity; reflux esophagitis is a common symptom.
eaftplelcat cleftpalate; congenital anomaly in which the roof of the mouth has a split of fissure.
ohdrresimho hemorrhoids; varicose veins in the rectum.
istllhcoihaeis cholelithiasis; one or more gallstones in the gallbladder
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