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med term
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2012-08-30 16:42:20
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  1. lack of appetite
    anorexia
  2. abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
    ascites
  3. rumbling or gurgling noise produced by the movement of gas, fluid, or both in the intestines
    borborygmus
  4. difficulty in swallowing
    dsyphagia
  5. gas expelled from the stomach through the mouth
    eructation
  6. gas expelled through the anus
    flatus
  7. passage of fresh, bright re blood from the rectum
    hematochezia
  8. black, tarry stools; feces containing digested blood
    melena
  9. fat in the feces; frothy, foul smelling feces
    steatorrhea
  10. inflamation of the mouth with small, painful ulcers
    aphthous stomatitis
  11. tooth decay 
    dental caries
  12. inflammation of the mouth caused by infection with the herpesvirus
    herpetic stomatitis
  13. white patches or plaques on the mucosa of the mouth
    oral luekoplakia
  14. inflammation and degeneration of gums, teeth, and surrounding bone
    periodontal disease
  15. failure of the lower esophagus sphincter (LES) muscle to relax
    achalasia

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