Chapter 6

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Chapter 6
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  1. - ectasis, - ectasia
    stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
  2. -emesis
    vomiting
  3. -lysis
    destruction, breakdown, separation
  4. -pepsia
    digestion
  5. -phagia
    eating, swallowing
  6. -plasty
    surgical repair
  7. -ptosis
    drooping; sagging; protruding
  8. -rrhage, -rrhagia
    busting forth ( of blood)
  9. -rrhaphy
    suture
  10. -rrhea
    flwo, discharge
  11. -spasm
    involuntary contraction of muscles
  12. -stasis
    stopping; controlling
  13. -stenosis
    tightening, stricture, narrowing
  14. -treasia
    opening
  15. alk phos
    Alkaline phosphatase
  16. ALT, AST
    alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase- enzumes measured to evaluate liver function
  17. BE
    barium enema
  18. BRBPR
    birght red blood per rectumhematochezia
  19. CT
    computed tomography
  20. EGD
    esophaogastroduodenoscopy
  21. ERCP
    endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  22. EUS
    endoscopic ultrasounography
  23. FOBT
    fecal occult blood test
  24. G tube
    gastrostomy tube; aka stomach tube and PEG tube used to introudce nutrients into the stomach after insertion through the abdominal wall with laparosopic insturments
  25. GB
    gallbladder
  26. GERD
    gastroesophageal reflux disease
  27. GI
    gastrointestional
  28. HBV
    hepatities B virus
  29. IBD
    inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn disease and ulcerative colitis)
  30. LAC
    laparoscopic- assisted colectomy
  31. LFTs
    live function test- alk phons, bilirubin, AST ALT
  32. MRI
    magnetic resonance imaging
  33. NG Tube
    nasogatic tube
  34. NPO
    nothing by mouth
  35. PEG tube
    percutaneous endosopic gastrostomy tube feeding tube

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