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  • Epiglottis

    Lid like structure that closes the windpipe.

    Hepatomegaly

    Enlargement of the liver.

    Esophagus

    Food pipe (tube tha connects the pharynx to the stomach).

    Pharynx

    Throat

    Duodenum

    First portion of the small intestine

    Jejunum

    Middle portion of the small intestine.

    Lleum

    Last & the longest portion of the small intestine.

    Emesis

    Vomiting

    Dysphagia

    Painful swallowing or difficulty swallowing.

    hematemesis

    Vomiting blood

    Hernia

    Protrusions of part or whole of a organ into another organ.

    Jaundice

    Yellowish discoloration of the skin, mucous membrane.

    Melena

    Black colored stools.

    peristalsis

    Wave like muscular movement seen in hollow structures.

    Villi

    Tiny finger like projection

    ascites

    Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.

    Gingivitis

    Inflammation of the gums.

    chyme

    Partially digested food in the stomach and small intestine.

    Anorexia

    Loss of appetite

    cholecystitis

    Inflammation of the gallbladder.

    Bilirubin

    Yellow pigment.

    diverticulum

    A sac occurring in the wall of the colon.

    Hemorrhoids

    Dilated veins that occur in the anal canal.

    hepat/o

    Pertaining to liver

    Gastro

    Pertaining to stomach

    cholecysto

    Pertaining to gall bladder

    Entero

    Pertaining to small intestine

    Colo

    Pertaining to large intestine

    procto

    Pertaining to rectum

    Hepatitis

    Inflammation of the liver

    Bile

    Digestive juice produced in the liver.

    Mastication

    Chewing

    Stomato

    Pertaining to mouth.

    Cheilo

    Pertaining to lips

    Proteins

    Nutrient needed for growth and repair of cells and tissues

    Amino acids

    Building blocks of protein.

    Carbohydrates

    Provide energy needs of the body.

    Scurvy

    Vitamin C deficiency

    Rickets

    Vitamin D deficiency

    W-2

    Wage and Tax statement

    W-4

    Employee withholding Allowance Certificate

    Endorsement

    Signature on the reversed of the check.

    Forgery

    Fraudulent signature

    NSF

    Not sufficient Funds

    Payer

    Party responsible for the payment written on the check.

    Payee

    Person named on the check as the receiver of the amount.

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