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  1. Anorexia
    lack of appetite
  2. Borborygmus
    rumbling or gurlging noise produced by movement of gas, luid or both in GI
  3. Catheter
    Tube for ininjecting or removing fluids
  4. Deglutition
    Swalloowing
  5. Diarrhea
    Frequent passage of loose, watery stools
  6. Dysphagia
    Difficulty in swallowing
  7. Elimination
    Removing of waste material from body
  8. Enuresis
    Uncontrolled expulsion of urine
  9. Feces
    Solid wastes; stools
  10. Flatus
    gas expelled thru the anus
  11. Jaundice
    Yellow-orange coloration of the skin and other tissues caused by high levels of birlirubin in the blood
  12. Meatus
    opening or canal
  13. Micturition
    Urination; the act of voiding
  14. Periodontal disease
    inflammation and degeneration of gums, teeth and surrounding bone
  15. Sphincter
    ring of muscles fibers that constricts a passage or closes a natural opening
  16. Urea
    maor nitrogenous waste product excreted in urine
  17. Colonic polyps
    fleshy growths in colon
  18. Crohn's disease
    An autoimmune chronic inflammation of intestine tract
  19. Hemorrhoids
    swollen twisted varicose veinss in the rectal region
  20. Ascites
    abnormal accumulation of fluids in abdominal due to liver disease
  21. Defecation
    expulsion or passage of feces from the body through the anus
  22. dental caries
    tooth decay, cavity
  23. Digestion
    breakdown of complex foods to simpler forms
  24. Electrolyte
    a chemical that carries an electrical charge in a solution
  25. Emulsification
    physical process of breaking up large fat globule into smaller globules, thus increasing the surface area that enzymes can use to digest the fat
  26. Eructation
    gas expelled from the stomach through the mouth  (burping)
  27. Filtration
    passive process whereby some substances, but not all, pass through a filter or other material
  28. Hematozchezia
    passage of bright, fresh, red blood from the rectum
  29. Mastication
    Chewing
  30. Melena
    black, tarry stools, feces containing digested blood (blood from the upper GI)
  31. Nausea
    unpleasant sensation in the stomach with tendency to vomit
  32. Peristalsis
    Rhythm-like contractions of the tubes of the GI tract
  33. Steatorrhea
    fat in the feces; frothy, foul-smelling feces
  34. Voiding
    emptying of urine from the Urinary Bladder; urination of micturition
  35. Colorectal Cancer
    adenocarcinoma of colon or rectum or both
  36. Diverticulosis
    abnormal outpouching in the intestineal wall
  37. GERD
    Gastroesophageal reflux desease.  Sold and fluids return to the mouth from stomach.
  38. Hernia
    Protrusion of organ or part through muscle normally containing it
  39. Cholelithiasis
    Gallstones in gull bladder
  40. Peptic Ulcer
    Open sore in the lining of the stomach or duodenum
  41. IBS
    Irratable Bowl Syndrome.  Group of GI symptoms associated with stress and tension
  42. Amni/o
    amnion
  43. colp/o and vagin/o
    Vagina
  44. galact/o
    woman; female
  45. men/o
    menses or menstruation
  46. nat
    birth
  47. o/o and ov/o
    egg
  48. perine/o
    perineum
  49. vulv/o
    vulvus
  50. cry/o
    cold
  51. gon/o
    seed
  52. prostat/o
    prostate gland
  53. terat/o
    monster
  54. zo/o
    animal life
  55. cervic/o
    neck of the cervic
  56. episi/o
    vulva
  57. hyster/o and uter/o
    uterus or womb
  58. metr/o and metr/i
    uterus
  59. obstetr/o
    pregnancy and childbirth
  60. oophor/o
    ovary
  61. salping/o
    fallopian tube
  62. andr/o
    male
  63. cryp/o
    hidden
  64. orch/o , orchi/o , orchid/o , test/o
    testis
  65. sperm/o and spermat/o
    spermatozoa or sperm
  66. vas/o
    vessel or duct or vas deferens
  67. -arche
    beginning
  68. -gravida
    pregnant
  69. -rrhagia
    bursting forth (of blood)
  70. -tocia
    labor or birth
  71. -one
    hormone
  72. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  73. -parous
    bearing or bringing forth
  74. -rrhea
    discharge
  75. -version
    act of turning
  76. -pexy
    fixation or put in place
  77. in-
    in
  78. multi-
    man
  79. pre-
    before
  80. intra-
    within
  81. nulli-
    none or no or not
  82. primi-
    first

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