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  1. Gast/o
  2. Hept/o
  3. Chol/e
    Gall, Bile
  4. Cyst/o
    Bladder, fluid containing sac
  5. Emes/o
  6. Lith/o
  7. Lapar/o
    Abdominal wall
  8. -centesis
    To puncture
  9. -tripsy
    To Crush
  10. -rrhea
    Flow, Discharge
  11. -iasis (-osis)
    Abnormal condition
  12. Gastritis
    Inflammation of the Stomach
  13. Gastrectomy
    Removal of the Stomach
  14. Hepatitis
    Inflammation of the liver
  15. Hepatoma
    Tumor of the liver
  16. Cholecystitis
    Inflammation of the Gall bladder
  17. Cholecystectomy
    Removal of the gallbladder
  18. Cystectomy
    Removal of the bladder
  19. Emesis
  20. Emetic
    Stimulating vomiting
  21. Antiemetic
    Stopping Vomiting
  22. Cholelithotomy
    Removal of Gall stones
  23. Laparotomy
    Cutting into the abdomen
  24. Abdominocentesis
    Puncturing and drainage
  25. Cholelithotripsy
    Smashing gall stones w/ sound waves
  26. Diarrhea
    Fluid BMs
  27. Cholelithiasis
    Presence of gall stones causing symptoms
  28. Gastroesphageal Reflux disease
    GERD -Severe heartburn
  29. Jaundice
    Yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes from a backup of bile metabolic by-products from the blood into body tissues.
  30. Diverticulosis
    Small pouches in the walls of large intestine (Colon)
  31. Cirrhosis
    Digenerative disease of the liver
  32. Portal hypertension
    liver damage coupled with high blood pressure (obstruction of venous blood flow through the liver)
  33. Esophageal varices
    Bulgind, engorged veins in the walls of the espohagus
  34. Dysphagia
    Difficulty swallowing
  35. Crohn's Disease
    A chronic inflammatory disease primarily of the bowel.
  36. Peritonitis
    Inflammation of the lining of the abdominal cavity.
  37. Gastroenterlogist
    Physcian specializing in the diseases of the digestive tract.
  38. Proctologist
    Physician specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus.
  39. Guaiac Test (Hemoccult, Fecult)
    Test to identify blood in stool
  40. Upper GI series
    X-rays of the esophagus and stomach and small intestines
  41. Lower GI series
    X-rays of the large intestine and rectum
  42. Endoscopy
    Flexable fiberoptic instrument used to visualize the esophagus, stomache and large bowel.
  43. Ultrasonography
    Ultrasound (US)
  44. IBS
    Irritable bowel syndrome
  45. PUD
    Peptic ulcer disease
  46. SBO
    Small bowel obstruction
  47. NG
    Nasal gastric
  48. NGT
    Nasal gastric tube
  49. FBS
    Fasting blood sugar
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2011-07-17 22:19:43
Digestive Sxs

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