Med term Lesson 8

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Med term Lesson 8
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  1. abdomin
    abdomen (abdominal cavity or abdominal wall)
  2. append, appendic
    appendix
  3. chol
    gall, bile
  4. col, colon
    colon (usually large intestine)
  5. dueoden
    duodenum
  6. enter
    intestines (usually the small intestine)
  7. esophag
    esophagus
  8. gastr
    stomach
  9. gingiv
    gums
  10. gloss
    tongue
  11. hepat
    liver
  12. ile
    ileum
  13. jejum
    jejunum
  14. lapar
    abdomen (abdominal caivty or abdominal wall)
  15. lingu
    tongue
  16. or
    mouth
  17. pancreat
    pancreas
  18. peps
    digestion
  19. phag
    swallowing, eating
  20. proct, rect
    rectum
  21. sigmoid
    sigmoid colon
  22. -algia
    pain
  23. abdominal ultrasonography
    a diagnostic procedure that is the process of recording images of the internal organs using high-frequency sound waves produced by a transducer placed directly on the skin covering the abdominal wall
  24. bariatric surgery
    surgical reduction of gastric capacity to effect significant weight loss in extremely obese individuals
  25. barium enema
    diagnostic procedure in which a series of radiographic images are taken of the large intestine after a barium enema has been administered rectally
  26. Crohn disease
    chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract usually affecting the ileum and characterized by cobblestone ulcerations and the formation of scar tissue that may lead to intestinal obstruction 
  27. diarrhea
    abnormally frequent discharge of partially solid or fluid fecal matter
  28. endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    radiographic image of the bilairy tract and pancratic ducts with contract media, fluroscopy, and endoscopy
  29. gastroesophageal reflux disease
    disorder characterized by the abnormal backward flow of the gastrointestinal contents into the esophagus
  30. hemorrhoid
    varicose vein in the rectal area,which may be internal or external
  31. hernia
    protrusion of an organ through a membrane or cavity wall
  32. peptic ulcer
    eroded area of the mucous membrane of the stomach or duodenum associated with increased secretion of acid from the stomach
  33. polyp
    tumorlike growth extending outward from a mucous membrane
  34. ulcerative colitis
    a disease characterized by inflammation of the colon with the formation of ulcers
  35. upper GI series
    a diagnostic procedure in which a series of radiographic images are taken of the stomach and duodenum after the contrast agent barium has been swallowed

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