CHAPTER 11 - The diagnostic term ulcerative colitis means...

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The diagnostic term ulcerative colitis means inflammation of the colon with sores . The diagnostic term for a psychoneurotic disorder characterized by prolonged refusal to eat is anorexia nervosa . The 2 nd portion (5’ long) of small intestine that means to empty is the jejunum . The organ that produces bile is the liver . The lining of the structures in the abdominal and pelvic cavities is the peritoneum “that which holds the lower organs” . The tube that extends from the pharynx (throat) to the stomach and means gullet is the eso/phagus “toward/eater” . The ring of muscles found in the opening between stomach and duodenum is the pyloric sphincter “gate keeper: that which binds together” . The combining forms os-, or/o-, and stomato- all mean mouth . The combining form that means “small intestines” is enter/o- “usually refers to small intestine: Colo- big intestine” . The combining form that means “rectum (straight) and anus (ring)” is proct/o- . The combining form for small growth is polyp/o- “footed growth” . The diagnostic term that means inflammation of the stomach, intestines, and colon is gastroenterocolitis . The diagnostic term that means abnormal condition of having diverticula (out-pouchings) in the colon is diverticul/o/sis . The diagnostic term gingivitis means inflammation of the gums . The diagnostic term chole/lith/iasis means condition of gallstones . The diagnostic term that means prolapse of the rectum is procto/ptosis . The diagnostic term gastro/enter/itis means inflammation of the stomach and intestinal track. Also, the surgical opening is referred to as an ileostomy; and the incision is referred to as an iliotomy . The diagnostic term for the abnormal growing together of two surfaces normally separated is adhesion . The diagnostic term for chronic inflammation of the small and/or large intestines, characterized by cobblestones ulceration along the intestinal wall and the formation of scar tissue is Crohn’s Disease . The diagnostic term for a chronic disease of the liver characterized by the gradual destruction of
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