Introduction to Medical Terminology: The Digestive System - Quiz A Flashcards
A/An __________ is a surgical connection between two hollow or tubular structures.
A/An __________ is the surgical removal of hemorrhoids.
A/An __________ is a surgical procedure performed to create an artificial opening between an organ and the body surface.
A/An __________ is the surgical removal of all or part of the liver.
A/An __________ is the surgical fixation of a prolapsed rectum to an adjacent tissue or organ.
Abnormal accumulation of watery fluid in the peritoneal cavity is known as __________ .
A/An __________ is an incision made into the common bile duct for the removal of gallstones.
A/An __________ is the surgical removal of the gallbladder.
A/An __________ is medication administered to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting.
A/An __________ is the surgical repair of a cleft palate.
A/An __________ is the endoscopic examination of the interior of the rectum, sigmoid colon, and possibly a portion of the descending colon.
Pain in the gallbladder is known as __________ .
The progressive degenerative disease of the liver in which scar tissue replaces normal tissue is known as __________ .
Dental __________ is the professional cleaning of the teeth to remove plaque and calculus.
A/An __________ is the surgical removal of all or part of the stomach.
Anorexia __________ is an eating disorder characterized by a false perception of body appearance that leads to a refusal to maintain a normal body weight.
The term __________ means abnormally thin.
Morbid __________ is the condition of weighing two or three times, or more, the ideal weight.
The medical term for vomiting is __________ .
A/An __________ is a pouch or sac occurring in the lining or wall of a tubular organ such as the colon.