GI key terms.txt
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- Abnormal condition characterized by the inability of a muscle, particularly the cardiac sphinter of the stomach
Abnormal condition characterized by absence of hydrochloric acid in the gastric secretiions
Surgical joining of two ducts or blood vessels to allow flow from one to the other
General ill health and malnutrition marked by weakness and emaciation
Oncofetal glycoprotein antigen found in colonic adenocarcinoma
Partial or complete separation of a surgical incision or rupture of a wound care
Rapid gastric emptying causing distention if duodenum
Protrusion of an internal organ through a disrupted wound or surgical incision
Twisting of the bowel on itself, causing intestinal obstruction
Persistant ineffectual spasms of the rectum ir bladder accompanied by the desire to empty the bowel or bladder
Combining form meaning a mouth or opening
Excessive fat in the feces
Decrease in the severity of a disease or any of its symptoms
Sign or symptom specific to a disease or condition
Most common intestinal obstruction decrease in or absence of peristalsis and bowel sounds after abdominal surgery
Blood that is hidden or obscured from view
Space within an artery, vein, intestine or tube such as a needle or catheter
Abnormal black tarry stools containing digest blood
White patch in the mouth or on the tongue
Infolding of one segment of the intestine into the lumen of another segment
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