MOD C Digestive System week one
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The process of chewing is?
The abbreviation for gastroesophageal reglux disease
The medical term for inflammation of the gallbladder
The medical term for suture of a hernia (hernia repair)
- herni: hernia
- -rrhaphy: suture
The medical term for black tarry stools is?
inflammtion of the liver
Wavelike movements that propels the food through the digestive system?
Varicose veins in the lower rectum or anus are?
A benign growth that may occur in the intestines is a
Development of pouches in the lining of the colon is?
- Diverticul: diverticulum
- -osis: abnormal condition
The term for releasing feces
Bright red, frank lower GI bleeding for the rectum is?
- hemat: blood
- -chezia: condtion of stools
A pt with hematemesis has?
the vomiting of blood
An esophagus that ends in a blind pouch and lacks an opening into the stomach is?
Ileus is a?
medical or functional obstruction of the bowel
condition of an opening
Functions of digestive system
- ingestion: intake of food
- digestion: breakdown of food
- absorption: excretion of nutrients
- elimination: defecation; void (poop)
what are the three parts of the pharynx
parts of the Stomach
parts of the small instestine
Parts of the large intestine
- ascending colon
- transverse colon
- descending colon
Another name for the accessory organs
What is the exocrine funtion of pancreas is key in the digestion of what?
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