Introduction to Medical Terminology: The Digestive System - Quiz B Flashcards
Which condition is a yellow discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and eyes caused by greater-than-normal quantities of bilirubin in the blood?
Which condition is the rumbling noise caused by the movement of gas in the intestine?
Which condition is a protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm?
Which condition is caused by the temporary stoppage of intestinal peristalsis?
Which test is used to detect hidden blood in the stools?
Which term means excessive vomiting?
Which structure prevents the flow of waste from the large intestine back into the small intestine?
Excess glucose in the liver is stored in what form?
Which condition is characterized by the twisting of the intestine on itself, causing an obstruction?
Which term describes pain or discomfort in digestion?
Which term means vomiting?
Which medical term describes the surgical removal of the rectum?
Which term describes a surgical connection between two hollow or tubular structures?
Which term describes the process of breaking down body cells or substances?
Which condition is the protrusion of a small loop of bowel through a weak place in the lower abdominal wall?
Which procedure is the endoscopic examination of the interior of the rectum and sigmoid colon?
Which procedure is the placement of a feeding tube through the nose and into the stomach?
Which eating disorder is characterized by an abnormal craving or appetite for nonfood substances, such as dirt, paint, or clay, that lasts for at least 1 month?
Which bacterial infection of the intestines is characterized by paralysis and is often fatal?
Which condition is the passage of black stools containing digested blood?