MOD C Digestive System week one

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  1. The process of chewing is?
    mastication
  2. The abbreviation for gastroesophageal reglux disease
    GERD
  3. The medical term for inflammation of the gallbladder
    cholecystitis
  4. The medical term for suture of a hernia (hernia repair)
    • Herniorrhapjy
    • herni: hernia
    • -rrhaphy: suture
  5. The medical term for black tarry stools is?
    • melena
    • melan: black
  6. inflammtion of the liver
    hepatitis
  7. Wavelike movements that propels the food through the digestive system?
    Peristalsis
  8. Varicose veins in the lower rectum or anus are?
    Hemorrhoid
  9. A benign growth that may occur in the intestines is a
    polyp
  10. Development of pouches in the lining of the colon is?
    • Diverticulosis
    • Diverticul: diverticulum
    • -osis: abnormal condition
  11. The term for releasing feces
    Defecation
  12. Bright red, frank lower GI bleeding for the rectum is?
    • Hematochezia
    • hemat: blood
    • -chezia: condtion of stools
  13. A pt with hematemesis has?
    the vomiting of blood
  14. An esophagus that ends in a blind pouch and lacks an opening into the stomach is?
    Esophageal atresia
  15. Ileus is a?
    medical or functional obstruction of the bowel
  16. Proct
    rectum and anus
  17. enter
    small intestines
  18. -pepsia
    digestion
  19. Hepat
    liver
  20. -tresia
    condition of an opening
  21. Or
    oral cavity
  22. gastro
    stomach
  23. dent
    teeth
  24. odont
    teeth
  25. Functions of digestive system
    • ingestion: intake of food
    • digestion: breakdown of food
    • absorption: excretion of nutrients
    • elimination: defecation; void (poop)
  26. what are the three parts of the pharynx
    • Nasopharynx
    • Oropharynx
    • Hypopharynx
  27. parts of the Stomach
    • fundus/cardia
    • body
    • pyloru
    • rugae
    • chyme
  28. parts of the small instestine
    • duodenum
    • jejunum
    • Ileum
    • Plicae
  29. Parts of the large intestine
    • cecum
    • ascending colon
    • transverse colon
    • descending colon
    • sigmoid
    • rectum
    • anus
  30. Another name for the accessory organs
    adnexa
  31. What is the exocrine funtion of pancreas is key in the digestion of what?
    • lipids
    • carbohydrates
    • proteins

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