Digestive Tract Disorders Terms

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Digestive Tract Disorders Terms
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Medical Surgical 5th Edition Linton
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  1. Anorexia:
    Lack of appetite
  2. Caries
    destructive process of tooth decay
  3. Cathartic
    Laxative to cleanse before GI surgery
  4. Dyspepsia
    Ingestion
  5. Dysphagia
    Difficulty swallowing
  6. Emesis
    vomiting
  7. Eructation
    Belching
  8. Flatulence
    gas
  9. Flatus
    gas
  10. Gingivitis
    inflammation of the gums
  11. Laxative
    promotes bowel ejaculations
  12. Peritoneum
    membrane that lines the walls of the abdomnial and pelvic cavities
  13. Peritonitis
    inflammation of the peritoneum
  14. Regurgitation
    gentle ejection of food or fluid without nausea or retching
  15. Stomatitis
    is general term for inflammation of the oral mucose
  16. Digestive tract is also called:
    gastrointestinal tract GI and the alimentary tract
  17. Accessory organs include:
    Salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas
  18. Food is taken into the (digestion process)
    Mouth (teeth, toungue, and salivary galnds) being the process of food digestion. Teeth cut and grind the food, the salivary glands secrete saliva-watery solution contains amylase (ptyalin) initiates breakdown of carbohydrates. The toungue help

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