Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal System; Symptomatic Terms

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Chapter 14: Gastrointestinal System; Symptomatic Terms
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  1. anorexia
    loss of appetite
  2. aphagia
    inability to swallow
  3. ascites
    accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity
  4. buccal
    in the cheek
  5. constipation
    infrequent or incomplete bowel movements characterized by hardened, dry stool that is difficult to pass
  6. diarrhea
    frequent loose or liquid stools
  7. dyspepsia
    indigestion
  8. dysphagia
    difficulty swallowing
  9. eructation
    belch
  10. flatulence
    gas in the stomach or intestines
  11. halitosis
    bad breath
  12. hematochezia
    red blood in the stool
  13. hematemesis
    vomiting blood
  14. hepatomegaly
    enlargement of the liver
  15. hyperbilirubinemia
    excessive level of bilirubin (bile pigment) in the blood
  16. icterus/jaundice
    yellow discoloration of the skin, sclera (white of the eye), and other tissues caused by excessive bilirubin in the blood
  17. melena
    dark-colored, tarry stool caused by old blood
  18. nausea
    sick in the stomach
  19. steatorrhea
    feces containing fat
  20. sublingual/hypoglossal
    under the tongue

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