Card Set Information
Adv MedTerm Ch5 DigestiveSys Substances
-several digestive enzymes that break down starch.
-The biliary tract includes the organs (liver and gallbladder) and ducts (hepatic, cystic, and common bile ducts) that secrete, store, and empty bile into the duodenum.
bilirubin (bile pigment)
-excessive bilirubin (yellowish pigment) or waste product results from the break down of hemoglobin molecules from worn out red blood cell.
means stone or calculus;
means abnormal condition.
-stone in gallbladder or bile duct.
--Absence of gastric juice is associated with gastric carcinoma.
-low or lack of gastric acid in the stomach.
-Liver cells make new sugar from fats and proteins.
-the process of converting non-carbohydrate carbon into glucose for energy use.
-high blood sugar
glycogen, animal starch
-Liver cells change glycogen back to glucose when blood sugar levels drop.
-the break down of glycogen (carbohydrates) in the liver to glucose.
-tumor in adipose (soft) tissue.
-the forming of kidney stones.
-enzymes that break down protein.
-stone formed in salivary gland.
-Improperly digested (malabsorbed) fats will appear in the feces.
-excessive fat in stools (feces).