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  1. gastrointestinal endoscopy
  2. extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
  3. gingivectomy
  4. glossectomy
  5. dysphagia (aphagia)
  6. obstipation
  7. magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP)
  8. H. pylori
  9. hepatitis panel
  10. hematemesis
  11. crohn disease (regional enteritis)
  12. perforation
  13. antacids
  14. -rrhaphy
  15. antispasmodics
  16. labial
  17. halitosis
  18. an/o
  19. choledoch/o
  20. -megaly
  21. -emesis
  22. -algia
  23. cholangiole
  24. -ole
  25. intestinal anastomosis (enteroenterostomy)
  26. cachexia
  27. serum bilirubin
  28. bilirubin
  29. enteropathy
  30. hiatal hernia
  31. tonsill/o
  32. hepatitis B (serum hepatitis)
  33. bucc/o
  34. hemorrhoidectomy
  35. perianal
  36. peritonitis
  37. nonmechanical intestinal obstruction
  38. or/o
  39. upper gastrointestinal series (UGIS) (barium swallow)
  40. stomatitis
  41. dyspepsia
  42. ascites
  43. Stool culture
  44. -lith
  45. -spasm
  46. sub-
  47. umbilical hernia
  48. peristalsis
  49. pylorospasm
  50. hyperemesis
  51. cholecyst/o
  52. mechanical intestinal obstruction
  53. polypectomy
  54. Ulcerative colitis
  55. append/o
  56. hernia
  57. -phagia
  58. oral cholecystography (OCG)
  59. esophageal carcinomas
  60. flatus
  61. irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
    (spastic colon)
  62. cholecystectomy
  63. intussusceptions
  64. lithotripsy
  65. col/o
  66. diaphragmatic hernia
  67. gastralgia
  68. gastroenterologist
  69. volvolus
  70. -orexia
  71. gingiv/o
  72. choledochoplasty
  73. gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  74. abdominal ultrasonography
  75. external hemorrhoids
  76. sial/o
  77. colic
  78. sigmoid/o
  79. eructation (belching)
  80. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RGB)
  81. pyloric stenosis
  82. strangulated hernia
  83. lower gastrointestinal series (lower GI series or barium enema)
  84. dent/o
  85. computed tomography (CT)
  86. vertical banded gastroplasty
  87. colostomy
  88. obesity
  89. lingual
  90. cholelithiasis
  91. viscera
  92. peri-
  93. hepat/o
  94. hernioplasty
  95. pancreatolysis
  96. esophagoscope
  97. hepatitis C
  98. dysentary
  99. hepatitis A (infectious hepatitis)
  100. diverticulosis
  101. colonoscopy
  102. chol/e
  103. asymptomatic
  104. gastric adenocarcinoma
  105. liver function tests (LFTs)
  106. hepatocellular carcinomas
  107. hepatomegaly
  108. jaundice (icterus)
  109. sialography
  110. bariatric surgery
  111. antiemetics
  112. adhesions
  113. morbid obesity
  114. dentist
  115. proctologist
  116. borborygmus
  117. dia-
  118. regurgitation
  119. diarrhea
  120. aerophagia
  121. esophag/o
  122. sigmoidotomy
  123. gloss/o
  124. pylor/o
  125. duoden/o
  126. sublingual
  127. endoscopic ultrasonography
  128. cholangi/o
  129. -prandial
  130. pharyng/o
  131. oral leukoplakia
  132. cheil/o
  133. gastr/o
  134. stoma
  135. inguinal hernia
  136. ileorectal anastomosis
  137. malabsorption syndrome
  138. rect/o
  139. buccal
  140. hemorroids
  141. ile/o
  142. anastomosis
  143. appendicitis
  144. laxitives
  145. cirrhosis
  146. cholelith
  147. -rrhea
  148. pharyngotonsillitis
  149. pyloromyotomy
  150. cheiloplasty
  151. jejun/o
  152. jejunorrhaphy
  153. Gastroenterology
  154. pancreatic carcinomas
  155. enter/o
  156. aer/o
  157. colorectal cancer
  158. pancreat/o
  159. anorexia
  160. melena
  161. internal hemorrhoids
  162. antidiarrheals
  163. orthodontist
  164. stool guaiac (Hemoccult, trade name of a modified guaiac test)
  165. herniorrhaphy
  166. fecalith
  167. postprandial
  168. nasogastric intubation
  169. congenital hernia
  170. proct/o
  171. orth/o
  172. rectocele
  173. duodenoscopy
  174. -pepsia
  175. -iasis
  176. steatorrhea
  177. ultrasonography (US) ( ultrasound, sonography, and echo)
  178. -scope
  179. ulcer
  180. oral
  181. appendectomy
  182. diverticulitis
  1. a inflammation of the pharynx and tonsils
  2. b inflammation of the intestne, especially the colon, that may be caused by ingesting water or food containing chemical irritants, bacteria, protozoa, or parasites and results in bloody diarrhea
  3. c ultrasound visualization of the abdominal aorta, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, kidneys, ureters, and bladder
  4. d meal
  5. e gas in the GI tract; expelling of air from a body orifice, especially the anus
  6. f branch of medicine concerned with digestive disorders
  7. g specialist who treats disorders of teeth
  8. h a portion of the intestine slips into another part beneath it
  9. i inflammation of the appendix
  10. j specialist who diagnosis and treats digestive disorders
  11. k removal of all or part of the tongue
  12. l in which the lower part of the esophagus and the top of the stomach slides through an opening in the diaphragm into the thorax
  13. m extreme constipation
  14. n Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is used to visualize the biliary and pancreatic ducts and gallbladder in a noninvasive manner
  15. o excision of a polyp
  16. p around
  17. q saliva, salivary gland
  18. r rumbling or gurgling noises that are audible at a distance and caused by passage of as through the liquid contents of the intestine
  19. s carcinomas within the pancreas
  20. t small blister like pockets within the large intestine becomes inflamed
  21. u Mouth
  22. v suture
  23. w bile, gall
  24. x vomit
  25. y surgical connection of two portions of the intestines
  26. z incision of the longitudinal and circular muscles of the pylorus, which is used to treat hypertrophic pyloric stenosis
  27. aa duodenum (first part of small intestine)
  28. ab congenital disorder in which a hernia develops in the diaphragm
  29. ac -scarring and dysfunction of the liver cause by chronic liver disease
    -most commonly caused from chronic alcoholism
    -may also be caused by toxins, infectious agents, metabolic diseases, and circulatory disorders
  30. ad tonsils
  31. ae suture of the jejunum
  32. af under, below
  33. ag gallbladder
  34. ah discharge, flow
  35. ai discharge of fat in fecal matter
  36. aj cancerous glandular tumor within the stomach
  37. ak surgical removal of hemorroids
  38. al abnormal condition (produced by something specified)
  39. am Inflammation of the mouth
  40. an backward flowing, as in the return of solids or fluids to the mouth from the stomach
  41. ao backflow of gastric contents into the esophagus duue to a malfunction of the sphincter muscle at the inferior portion of the esophagus
  42. ap small terminal portion of the bile duct
  43. aq insertion of a nasogastric tube through the nose into the stomach to relieve gastric distention by removing gas, food, or gastric secretions; instill medication, food, or fluids; or obtain a specimen for laboratory analysis
  44. ar producing gas from the stomah, usually with a characteristic sound
  45. as high-frequency sound waves (ultrasound) are directed at soft tissue and reflected as "echoes" to produce an image on a monitor of an internal body structure
  46. at control loose stools and relieve diarrhea by absorbing excess water in the bowel or slowing peristalsis in the intestinal tract
  47. au test to identify microorganisms or parasites present in feces that are causing a gastrointestinal infection
  48. av -usually does not occur through the mouth passageways
    -occurs from blood transfusions and sexual contact
    --there is no vaccine available
    -patients may remain asymptomatic for years or the disease may produce mild, flu-like symptoms
    -treatment includes antiviral medications or liver transplantation
  49. aw involuntary contraction of the pyloric sphincter of the stomach, as in pyloric stenosis
  50. ax carcinomas within the esophagus
  51. ay destruction of the pancreas
  52. az disease of the intestine
  53. ba protrusion of an organ that causes the blood supply to be cut off
  54. bb carcinomas within the liver
  55. bc decrease gastrointestinal (GI) spasm by slowing peristalsis and motility throughout the GI tract
  56. bd swallowing, eating
  57. be excessive vomiting
  58. bf enlargement
  59. bg radiologic examination of the salivary glands and ducts
  60. bh passage of dark-colored, tarry stools, due to the presence of blood altered by intestinal juices
  61. bi test that applies a substance called guaiac to a stool sample to detect the presence of occult (hidden) blood in the feces
  62. bj counteract or neutralize acidity, usually in the stomach
  63. bk gallstone
  64. bl treat constipation by increasing peristaltic activity in the large intestine or increasing water and electrolyte secretion into the bowel to induce defecation
  65. bm pertaining to the area under the tongue
  66. bn produces a hole
  67. bo surgical repair of the hernia
  68. bp body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater, which is generally 100 pounds or more over ideal body weight
  69. bq occurs when intestinal contents are prevented from moving forward due to an obstacle or barrier that blocks the lumen
  70. br pain in the stomach; also called stomachache
  71. bs surgical connection of the ileum and rectum after total colectomy, as is sometimes performed in the treatment of ulcerative colitis
  72. bt -enlargement of the liver
    -may be caused by hepatitis or infection, fatty infiltration(as in alcoholism), biliary obstruction, or malignancy
  73. bu develop outside the rectal area
  74. bv develops in newborns or infants
  75. bw creation of an opening
  76. bx bile vessel
  77. by -one of the most common type of intestinal cancer in the US
    -it originates in the epithelial lining of the colon or rectum and can occur anywhere in the large intestine
  78. bz Tongue
  79. ca radiographic images of the rectum and colon following administration of barium into the rectum
  80. cb foul-smelling breath
  81. cc abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity, most commonly as a result of chronic live disease.
  82. cd removal of the gallbladder
  83. ce visual examination of the gastrointestinal tract using a flexible fiberoptic instrument with a magnifying lens and a light source (endoscope) to identify abnormalities, including bleeding, ulcerations, and tumors
  84. cf instrument for examining the esophagus
  85. cg occurs when peristalsis is impaired and the intestinal contents cannot be propelled through the bowel
  86. ch anus
  87. ci lip
  88. cj physician who specializes in treating disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus
  89. ck pharynx (throat)
  90. cl common causes include ingestion of contaminated food, water, or milk
  91. cm protrusion of an organ that develops in the groin
  92. cn symptom complex marked by abdominal pain and altered bowel function (typically constipation, diarrhea, or alternation constipation and diarrhea) for which no organic cause can be determined
  93. co fibrous band that holds or binds together tissues that are normally separated such as scar tissue
  94. cp use of shock waves as a noninvasive method to break up stones in the gallbladder or biliary ducts
  95. cq inability or difficulty in swallowing
  96. cr appendix
  97. cs panel of blood tests that indentifies the specific virus- hepatitis A (HAV), hepatitis B (HBV), or hepatitis C (HCV)- that is causing hepatitis by testing serum using antibodies to each of these antigens
  98. ct instrument for examining
  99. cu presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or common bile duct
  100. cv enlarged vein of the anal canal
  101. cw through, across
  102. cx surgical repair of a defective lip
  103. cy bacteria that causes an infection which results in a peptic ulcer disease
  104. cz rectum
  105. da control nausea and vomiting by blocking nerve impulses to the vomiting center of the brain
  106. db spasm in any hollow or tubular soft organ, especially in the colon, accompanied by pain
  107. dc excision of diseased gingival tissue
  108. dd after a meal
  109. de progressive, wavelike movement tht occurs involuntarily in hollow tubes of the body, especially the GI tract
  110. df digestion
  111. dg formation of white spots or patches on the mucous membrane of the tongue, lips or cheek caused primarily by irritation
  112. dh excessive accumulation of fat that exceeds the body's skeletal and physical standards, usually an increase of 20 percent or more above ideal body weight
  113. di straight
  114. dj without symptoms
  115. dk -condition caused from the hepatitis virus
    -occurs because the liver is no longer able to remove bilirubin or because the bile duct is blocked, causing bile to enter the bloodstream
  116. dl gum(s)
  117. dm excision of the appendix
  118. dn visual examination of the duodenum
  119. do physical wasting that includes loss of wight and muscle mass and is comonly associated with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and cancer
  120. dp lack or loss of appetite, resulting in the ability to eat
  121. dq Radiographic images of the esophagus, stomach, and small intestine following oral administration of barium
  122. dr pertaining to the cheek
  123. ds combines endoscopy and ultrasound to examine and obtain images of the digestive tract and the surrounding tissue and organs
  124. dt sigmoid colon
  125. du surgical joining of two ducts, vessels, or bowel segments to allow flow from one to another
  126. dv a chronic inflammatory disease of the colon
  127. dw liver
  128. dx develop inside the rectal area
  129. dy imaging technique achieved by rotating an x-ray emitter around the area to be scanned and measuring the intensity of transmitted rays from different angles
  130. dz surgical repair of the bile duct
  131. ea discharge or flow of fluid fecal matter through the bowel
  132. eb pain
  133. ec symptom complex of the small intestine characterized by the impaired passage of nutrients, minerals, or fluids through intestinal villi into the blood or lymph
  134. ed stricture or narrowing of the pyloric sphincter (circular muscle of the pylorus) at the outlet of the stomach, causing an obstruction that blocks the flow of food into the small intestine
  135. ee a condition in which small, blister-like pockets (diverticula) develop in the inner lining of the large intestine and may balloon through the intestinal wall
  136. ef Bariatric surgery that invloves stapling the stomach to decrease its size and then shortening the jejunum and connection it to the small stomach pouch, causing the base of the duodenum leading from the nonfunctioning portion of the stomach to form a Y configuration, which decreases the pathway of food through the intestine, thus reducing absorbing of calories and fats
  137. eg small, minute
  138. eh swallowing air
  139. ei protrusion of a part of the intestine at the navel
  140. ej a circumscribed open sore
  141. ek vomiting of blood from bleeding inthe stomach or esophagus
  142. el calculus, stone
  143. em teeth
  144. en intestinal twisting
  145. eo creation of an opening between the colon and the abdominal wall
  146. ep bile duct
  147. eq pertaining to the area around the anus
  148. er colon
  149. es difficult or painful digestion; also called indigestion
  150. et -condition caused from the hepatitis virus
    -a yellow compound formed when erythrocytes are destroyed
  151. eu group of blood tests that evaluate liver injury, liver function, and conditions commonly associated with the biliary tract
  152. ev herniation or protrusion of the rectum; also called protocele
  153. ew fecal concretion
  154. ex involuntary contraction, twitching
  155. ey intestine (usually small intestine)
  156. ez pertaining to the tongue
  157. fa pertaining to the lips, particularly the lips of the mouth
  158. fb ileum (third part of small intestine)
  159. fc pylorus
  160. fd cheek
  161. fe dentist who specializes in correcting and preventing irregularities of abnormally positioned or aligned teeth
  162. ff pancreas
  163. fg bariatric surgery that involoves vertical stapling of the upper stomach near the esophagus to reduce it to a small pouch and insertion of a band that restricts food consumption and delays its passage from the pouch, causing a feeling of fullness
  164. fh Radiographic images taken of the gallbladder after administration of a contrast material containg iodine, usually in the form of a tablet
  165. fi air
  166. fj procedure for crushing a stone and eliminationg its fragments surgically or using ultrasonic shock waves
  167. fk internal abdominal organs
  168. fl -form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), usually of the ileum but possibly affecting any portion of the intestinal tract
    -may cause fever, cramping, diarrhea, and weight loss
  169. fm inflammation of the peritoneum
  170. fn anus, rectum
  171. fo is a protrusion of any organ, tissue, or structure through the wall of the cavity in which it is naturally contained
  172. fp incision of the sigmoid colon
  173. fq stomach
  174. fr -usually does not occur through the mouth passageways
    -occurs from blood transfusions and sexual contact
    -vaccine is available to provide immunity
  175. fs appetite
  176. ft Pertaining to the mouth
  177. fu measurement of the level of bilirubin in the blood
  178. fv suture of the hernia
  179. fw visual examination of the colon
  180. fx jejunum (second part of the small intestine)
  181. fy group of procedures that treat morbid obesity, a condition that arises from severe accumulation of excss weight as fatty tissue, and the resultant health problems
  182. fz esophagus