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Ch. 21 Abdomen

tendinous seam at midline of abdomen linea alba
all internal organs viscera
organs that maintain a characteristic shape solid viscera
organs whose shape depends on the contents hollow viscera
soft mass of lymphatic tissue on posterolateral wall spleen
soft, lobulated gland located behind stomach pancreas
where twelfth rib forms an angle w/ vertebral column costovertebral angle
newborn umbilical cord contains _ arteries and _ veins two, one
can liver be palpated in neonates yes
heartburn "acid indigestion" pyrosis
accumulation of excess body fat obesity
loss of appetite anorexia
occurs w/ disorders of the throat dysphagia
belching eructation
disorder that includes loss of appetite, starvation, & weight loss anorexia nervosa
abdomen that caves in scaphoid
bluish periumbilical cord cullen sign
lineae albicantes striae
striae look purple-blue w/ what syndrome cushing
restlessness and constant turning to find comfort gastroenteritis
stomach growling borborygmus
absolute stillness, resisting any movement occurs w/ what peritonitis
sounds that are loud, high-pitched, rushing, and tinkling hyperactive
sounds that follow abdominal surgery or w/ inflammation of the peritoneum hypoactive
what is present w/ gaseous distention hyperresonance
an enlarged liver span hepatomegaly
free fluid in the peritoneal cavity ascites
occurs when the person is cold, tense, or ticklish voluntary guarding
constant, boardlike hardness of abdomen involuntary rigidity
Created by: sierracorleigh