coughing up blood or bloody sputum from lungs or airway
computerized axial tomography
anastomsis between 2 portions of the jejunum
means dilation of a lymph vessel
pain, difficult or disturbed digestion
a narrowing of the pylorus, the opening from the stomach into the small intestine.
finds hidden (occult) blood in the stool (bowel movement), even when you cannot see the blood yourself.
atresia is a disorder of the digestive system in which the esophagus
does not develop properly. The esophagus is the tube that normally
carries food from the mouth to the stomach.
hemorrhage from ruptured spleen
anyenzymes that catalyzes the cleavage of a factty acid anion from triglyceride/ phospholipid
surgery of the paate to restore function
is an x-ray test used to identify obstructions either in the liver or
bile ducts that slow or stop the flow of bile from the liver to the
the act or an instance of belching
excision of a polyp
cosmetic removeal of fat deposit, excess tissue, or muscle from the eyelid
enlargement of the spleen
congenital absence or closer of a normal body opening or tubular structure
removal of fluid from the abdomen
surgical removal of gum tissue/ gum resection
formation or presence of salivart calculus
anastomosis of the gallbladder and jejunum.
a dysphagia in which swallowing causes pain
Barium is used to coat the throat in order to take x-ray pictures of the tissues lining the throat.
excessively heavy menstrual flow with ctcles of normal length (hypermenorrhea)
nothing by mouth
inflammation of gums and tooth sockets
occurrance of painful crapms during menstration
passage of bloody stools
a form of inflammation of the mouth caused by a herpesvirus infection, also characterized by ulcers
the stopping of bleeding or blood flow through blood vessel or organs
gas generated in or expelled from the digestive track
breakdown of glucose and other sugars that release energy in the form of ATP
forward displacement of an organ, especially an eyeball
softening of the liver
common bile duct
presence of fewwer than the normal # of teeth
excessive eating; gluttony
easy/ painless dealth mercy killing
the dental specialty dealing with toth extraction
direct inspection fo the rectum and the sugmiod colon using a sigmoldoscope
rupture or splitting open, surgical wonund structure to discharge it contents
nasotracheal tube an endotracheal tube that passes through the nose
surgical relmoval of part or all of the colon
liver function test, ALK phos, bilirubin, AST, ALT
the presentce or formation of gallstones
inflammatory bowel disease (crohn disease and ulcerative colitis)
dilation of a bile duct
destrction or dissolution of red blood cells with subsequetn release of hemoglobin
inflammatin of the membrain which lines the inside of the abdomen and all the organs
removal of liver tissue for microscopic examination
pastic surgery of the nose
plastic operation for closing a fissure in hard palate
an endoscope that is unserted through the mouth used for examing the interior stomach
sound wave beams that produce and image
the process of separating macromolecules from ions and low
molecular weight compounds in solution by the difference in their rates
of diffusion through a semipermeable membrane, through which
crystalloids pass readily but colloids pass slowly or not at all.
transurethral resection of the prostate
1 also called blood serum. Any serous fluid that moistens the surfaces of serous membranes. 2 any clear watery fluid that has been separated from its more solid elements, such as the exudate from a blister. 3 the
clear, thin, and sticky fluid part of the blood that remains after
coagulation. Serum contains no blood cells, platelets, or fibrinogen. 4 a vaccine or toxoid prepared from the serum of a hyperimmune donor for prophylaxis against a particular infection or poison.
the left flexure of the colon as it bends at the junction of the
transverse and descending segments of the colon, near the spleen
breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
intestines (usually small intestine)
(TEF) is commonly a birth defect, with the trachea connected to the
esophagus. In most cases, the esophagus is discontinuous, causing
immediate feeding difficulties. TEFs may develop in adult life,
secondary to the invasion of cancer
in the area. In addition, TEFs may be deliberately constructed with
surgery to aid talking in a patient who has the larynx removed (a laryngectomy).
structure; tissue; thing
incision of the logitutdinal and circular mscles of the pylorus
An autopsy is a postmortem assessment or
examination of a body to determine the cause of death. An autopsy is
performed by a physician trained in pathology.
An endoscope is a flexible fiberoptic scope with a light that helps a
physician see inside certain internal organs. When the scope is
inserted through the mouth, the lining of the esophagus, stomach, and
upper duodenum can be visually examined for any abnormalities or
growths. A biopsy can be taken through the endoscope of any suspicous
areas that are seen.
a two-dimensional representation of the radiation emitted by a
radioisotope, revealing its concentration in specific organs or tissues.
bursting forth (of blood)
Hemoptysis is the coughing up of blood or bloody sputum from the lungs
or airway. It may be either self-limiting or recurrent. Massive
hemoptysis is defined as 200-600 mL of blood coughed up within a period
of 24 hours or less
a type of colonic volvulus consisting of twisting or displacement and
anomalous rotation of the cecum, such as in volvulus neonatorum or
Ladd's syndrome. It can cause obstruction
A specific type of stomatitis presenting with shallow, painful ulcers. Also known as canker sores.
fissuring and dry scaling of the vermilion surface of the lips and
angles of the mouth, a characteristic of riboflavin deficiency.
percutaneous liver biopsy
Percutaneous liver biopsy is a procedure in which a long needle is
introduced through the skin, subcutaneous tissues, intercostal muscles,
and peritoneum into the liver to obtain a specimen of liver tissue.[1, 2] This
procedure is usually performed on an outpatient basis. The patient is
then observed for a few hours in the hospital or the ambulatory unit.
surgical removal of one half of the tongue
The passage of a tube through the nose or
mouth into the trachea for maintenance of the airway, as during the