med term 7

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med term 7
2013-03-06 23:19:29
med term

unit 7
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  1. alanine aminotransferase (liver enzyme)
  2. asparate aminotransferase (liver enzyme)
  3. barium enema
  4. twice a day (bis in die)
  5. bowel movement
  6. cholesterol
  7. esophagogastroduodenoscopy
  8. endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
  9. fecal occult blood
  10. gallbladder
  11. gastroesophageal reflux disease
  12. gastrointestinal
  13. hepatitis A virus
  14. hepatitis B virus
  15. hydrochloric acid
  16. hepatitis C virus
  17. high density lipoproteins
  18. hepatitis B vaccine
    Hep B
  19. Helicobacter pylori
    H. pylori
  20. irritable bowel syndrome
  21. lactate dehydrogenase (cardiac enzyme)
  22. low density lipoproteins
  23. milligram
  24. nasogastric
  25. nothing by mouth
    NPO, npo
  26. PO
    by mouth (per os) orally 
  27. absorption
    movement of nutrients from one layer to another
  28. anastomosis
    connecting two tubular structures
  29. amylase
    enzyme that breaks down starch
  30. appendicitis
    inflammation of the appendix
  31. atresia
    closed ducts or tubes
  32. bariatrics
    specialty that treats obesity
  33. cathartic
    agent that relieves constipation
  34. cheiloplasty
    surgical repair of the lips
  35. cheilosis
    condition of the lips
  36. cheilostomatoplasty
    repair of the lips and mouth
  37. cheilotomy
    incision into the lip
  38. cholangiopancreatography
    process of taking x-ray of the biliary and pancreatic ducts using contrast media
  39. cholecystograph
    x-ray picture of the gallbladder
  40. cirrhosis
    chronic liver disease causing loss of liver function and resistance to blood flow through the liver. Etiology may include poor nutrition, alcoholism, previous hepatitis
  41. colic
    pertaining to the colon
  42. colocentesis
    surgical puncture of the colon to remove fluid
  43. coloclysis
    irrigation of the colon
  44. coloplexy
    surgical fixation of the colon
  45. coloptosis
    prolapsed colon
  46. colorectal
    pertaining to the colon and rectum
  47. colostomy
    making a new opening (stoma) in the colon
  48. constipation
    hard stool, infrequent bowel movements
  49. diverticulitis
    inflammation of diverticula of the intestine
  50. digestion
    breakdown of food
  51. defecation
    expelling feces
  52. diverticulosis
    condition of having diverticula
  53. dysentery
    inflammation of the intestine, pain, diarrhea
  54. enterectasia
    stretching of the intestine
  55. enteritis
    inflammation of the intestine
  56. enterocele
    intestinal hernia
  57. enterocentesis
    surgical puncture of the intestine to remove fluid
  58. enteroclysis
    irrigation of the intestine
  59. enteroplegia
    paralysis of the intestine
  60. enteroptosis
    prolapse of the intestine
  61. enterorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the intestine
  62. enteroscope
    instrument for examining the intestine
  63. epigastric
    upon the stomach
  64. esophageal
    pertaining to the esophagus
  65. esphagoduodenostomy
    anastomosis between the esophagus and duodenum
  66. esophagogastric
    pertaining to the esophagus and stomach
  67. esophagostenosis
    narrowing of the esophagus
  68. feces
    stool, solid waste
  69. gastrectasia
    dilatation of the stomach
  70. gastric
    pertaining to the stomach
  71. gastritis
    inflammation of the stomach
  72. gastroclysis
    irrigation of the stomach
  73. gastroenteric
    pertaining to the stomach and intestine
  74. gastroenterology
    the study of diseases of the stomach and intestine
  75. gastroenteroptosis
    prolapse of stomach and intestine
  76. gastrorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the stomach
  77. gingival
    pertaining to the gums
  78. gingivalgia
    gum pain
  79. gingivectomy
    excision of the gums
  80. gingivoglossitis
    inflammation of the gums and tongue
  81. glossal
    pertaining to the tongue
  82. glossalgia
    tongue pain
  83. glossoplegia
    tongue paralysis
  84. glossoptosis
    prolapse of the tongue
  85. glossoscopy
    examination of the tongue with a scope
  86. hepatectomy
    excision of the liver
  87. hepatitis
    inflammation of the liver
  88. hepatocele
    herniation of the liver
  89. hepatodynia
    liver pain
  90. hepatolith
    liver stone
  91. hepatopathy
    any disease of the liver
  92. hepatorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the liver
  93. hepatorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the liver
  94. hepatorrhaphy
    suture of the liver
  95. hepatoscope
    instrument for examining the liver
  96. hepatoscopy
    process of using a hepatoscope
  97. hypoglossal
    pertaining to below the tongue
  98. ileocecal
    between the ileum and the cecum
  99. ingestion
    swallowing, eating
  100. linguogingival
    pertaining to the gums and tongue
  101. lactase
    enzyme that breaks down lactose
  102. lipase
    enzyme that breaks down fat
  103. mastication
  104. nausea
    feeling like one is going to vomit
  105. obesity
    quality of being overweight
  106. occult
  107. pancreatectomy
    excision of the pancreas
  108. pancreatic
    pertaining to the pancreas
  109. pancreatolith
    stone in the pancreas
  110. pancreatolysis
    irrigation of the rectum and anus
  111. proctologist
    physician specialist in diseases of the anus and rectum
  112. proctopexy
    fixation of a prolapsed anus and rectum
  113. proctoplegia
    paralysis of the rectum and anus
  114. proctorrhaphy
    suture of the anus and rectum
  115. proctoscope
    instrument for examining the anus and rectum
  116. proctoscopy
    process of using a proctoscope
  117. rectocele
    herniation of the rectum
  118. rectoclysis
    irrigation of the rectum
  119. rectocystotomy
    incision into the urinary bladder through the rectum
  120. rectoplasty
    surgical repair of the rectum
  121. rectorrhaphy
    suturing of the rectum
  122. rectoscope
    instrument used to examine the rectum
  123. rectoscopy
    process of using a rectoscope
  124. rectourethral
    pertaining to the rectum and urethra
  125. sigmoidoscope
    instrument for examining the sigmoid and large colon
  126. splenectomy
    excision of the spleen
  127. splenomegaly
    enlarged spleen
  128. splenopathy
    any disease of the spleen
  129. splenopexy
    fixation of a prolapsed spleen
  130. splenoptosis
    prolapsed spleen
  131. splenorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the spleen
  132. splenorrhaphy
    suturing of the spleen
  133. stomatalgia
    mouth pain
  134. stomatitis
    inflammation of the mouth
  135. stomatomycosis
    fungal condition of the mouth
  136. stomatopathy
    any disease of the mouth
  137. stomatoplasty
    surgical repair of the mouth
  138. stomatorrhagia
    hemorrhage of the mouth
  139. stomatoscope
    instrument used to examine the mouth
  140. stomatoscopy
    process of using a stomatoscope
  141. ulcer
    craterlike sore