Pharm Vocab

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dwabie
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180073
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Pharm Vocab
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2012-10-26 12:16:58
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GI System
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  1. an area in the brain tha activates the vomiting center when stimulated by toxic substances in the blood
    Chemoreceptor Trigger Zone (CRTZ)
  2. the act of vomitng
    Emesis
  3. vomiting of blood (the vomitus often resembles coffee gounds)
    Hematemesis
  4. dark or black stols that result from blood staining, Bleeding has occurred in the anterior part of the GI tract
    Melena
  5. a cell located in the gastric mucosa tha secres hydrochloric acid
    Parietal Cell
  6. a wave of smooh muscle contractin that passes along a tubular structure (GI or other) and moves the contents of tha structure forward
    Peristalsis
  7. casting up of undigested or semidigested (ruminant) foodstuff from the esophagus or rumen
    Regurgitaon
  8. an area in the medulla that may be stimulated by the CRTZ, the cerebrum, or peripheral receptors to induce vomiting
    Vomting Center

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