Chapter 8: Digestive System

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Chapter 8: Digestive System
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  1. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) varrices
    B) varaces
    C) varices
    D) vareces
    C) varices
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) cholecystites
    B) cholicystitis
    C) cholecystetis
    D) cholecystitis
    D) cholecystitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) anonexia
    B) anorexia
    C) anorixia
    D) anoraxia
    B) anorexia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) diverteculitis
    B) divertiqulitis
    C) diverticulitis
    D) diverticvlitis
    C) diverticulitis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) esophageal
    B) esophagial
    C) esophagell
    D)esophagael
    A) esophageal
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) cholelathiasis
    B) cholelethiasis
    C) cholelithissis
    D) cholelithiasis
    D) cholelithiasis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) cichexia
    B) cachexia
    C) cachesia
    D) cachesia
    B) cachexia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) cholecystectomy
    B) cholecystoctomy
    C) cholicystectomy
    D) chalecystoctomy
    A) cholecystectomy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) periodontuim
    B) pireodontium
    C) perodontium
    D) periodontium
    D) periodontium
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which condition involves yellow discoloration of the skin caused by excessive bilirubin in the blood?
    jaundice
  11. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) volvulus
    B) volvulis
    C) volvilus
    D) voluvlus
    A) volvulus
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  12. Which term desribes a pain in the gallbladder?
    cholecystaglia
  13. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) airophagia
    B) aeroaphagia
    C) zerophagia
    D) aerophagia
    D) aerophagia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. Which term describes an eating disorder that is characterized by binge eating?
    bulimia
  15. Cholangiography is_________?
    a radiographic examination of the bile ducts with the use of a contrast medium
  16. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) cholangiography
    B) chalangiography
    C) cholaangiograppy
    D) cholangoigraphy
    A) cholangiography
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. The symptoms of botulism include
    paralysis and sometimes death
  18. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) diverticulosis
    B) divirtuculosus
    C) divertiqulosis
    D) diuerticulosus
    A) diverticulosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. ________ is commonly known as bad breath and is caused by dental diseases or respiratory or gastric disorders.
    Halitosis
  20. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) malena
    B) milena
    C) melena
    D) melina
    C) melena
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. Which term describes the breaking down of body cells or substances?
    catabolism
  22. A ______ is a single pouch or sac occurring in the lining ot the wall of a tubular organ such as the colon.
    diverticulum
  23. Which surical procedure is the creation of a connection between two hollow or tubular structures?
    anastomosis
  24. Which condition is the earliest stage of  periodontal disease and only affects the gums?
    gingivitis
  25. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) labbialis
    B) labialas
    C) labailis
    D) labialis
    D) labialis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) hematemosis
    B) hematemisis
    C) hematemesis
    D) hemitemesis
    C) hematemesis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. A/An _______ is an endoscopic procedure that allows direct visualization of the upper GI tract.
    esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  28. Which term means difficulty in swallowing?
    dysphagia
  29. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) anteemetic
    B) antimitic
    C) antiemetic
    D) antiemetix
    C) antiemetic
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. The ________ is the narrow passage that connects the stomach with the small intestine.
    pylorus
  31. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) butulism
    B) botilism
    C) botulusm
    D) botulism
    D) botulism
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. The term _________ is used to described any disease of the mouth that is caused by a fungus.
    stomatomycosis
  33. The _______ is the last and longest portion of the small intestine.
    ileum
  34. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) bareatrics
    B) bariatrics
    C) bariatrixs
    D) barratrics
    B) bariatrics
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. The _______ is the fourth part of the colon.
    sigmoid colon
  36. Which term describes the return of swallowed food into the mouth?
    regurgitation
  37. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) cerrhosis
    B) cirrhoosis
    C) cirrhosis
    D) cirrohosis
    C) cirrhosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. A ______ is the surgical fixation of the rectum to an adjacent tissue or organ.
    proctopexy
  39. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) assities
    B) ascitis
    C) ascites
    D) ascetes
    C) ascites
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. In which condition does a portion os the stomach protrude upward into the chest through an opening in the diaphragm?
    hiatal hernia
  41. In which condition is an abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity?
    ascites
  42. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) anastomosis
    B) anostomosis
    C) anastamosis
    D) anastomasis
    A) anastomosis
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. _______ is the twisting of the intestine on itself that causes an obstruction This condition usually occurs infancy.
    volvulus
  44. Find teh correctly spelled word.

    A) dysphegai
    B) dysphagea
    C) dysphagia
    D) disphagia
    C) dysphagia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Find the correctly spelled word.

    A) dyspipsia
    B) dyspepsia
    C) dyspepcia
    D) dispepsia
    B) dyspepsia
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. Find teh correctly spelled word.

    A) choledocholethotomy
    B) cholidocholithotomy
    C) choledocholithotomy
    D) choledocholithostomy
    C) choledocholithotomy
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. The condition of involuntary cleching of the teeth during sleeping is known as _____
    bruxism
  48. Which structure secretes bile?
    liver
  49. A blous is _______
    a mass of food that has been chewed and is ready to be swallowed
  50. The _______ is the ringlike muscle that controls the flow from the stomach to the duodenum of the small intestines.
    pyloric sphincter

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