The Digestive System Quiz A

The Digestive System Quiz A - possibly a portion of the...

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The Digestive System - Quiz A 1. A/An __________ is a surgical connection between two hollow or tubular structures. anastomosis 2. A/An __________ is the surgical removal of hemorrhoids. hemorrhoidectomy 3. A/An __________ is a surgical procedure performed to create an artificial opening between an organ and the body surface. ostomy 4. A/An __________ is the surgical removal of all or part of the liver. hepatectomy 5. A/An __________ is the surgical fixation of a prolapsed rectum to an adjacent tissue or organ. proctopexy 6. Abnormal accumulation of watery fluid in the peritoneal cavity is known as __________ . ascites 7. A/An __________ is an incision made into the common bile duct for the removal of gallstones. choledocholithotomy 8. A/An __________ is the surgical removal of the gallbladder. cholecystectomy 9. A/An __________ is medication administered to prevent or relieve nausea and vomiting. antiemetic 10. A/An __________ is the surgical repair of a cleft palate. palatoplasty 11. A/An __________ is the endoscopic examination of the interior of the rectum, sigmoid colon, and
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Unformatted text preview: possibly a portion of the descending colon. sigmoidoscopy 12. Pain in the gallbladder is known as __________ . cholecystalgia 13. The progressive degenerative disease of the liver in which scar tissue replaces normal tissue is known as __________ . cirrhosis 14. Dental __________ is the professional cleaning of the teeth to remove plaque and calculus. prophylaxis 15. A/An __________ is the surgical removal of all or part of the stomach. gastrectomy 16. Anorexia __________ is an eating disorder characterized by a false perception of body appearance that leads to a refusal to maintain a normal body weight. nervosa 17. The term __________ means abnormally thin. emaciated 18. Morbid __________ is the condition of weighing two or three times, or more, the ideal weight. obesity 19. The medical term for vomiting is __________ . emesis 20. A/An __________ is a pouch or sac occurring in the lining or wall of a tubular organ such as the colon. diverticulum...
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This note was uploaded on 03/10/2012 for the course HRP 2303 taught by Professor Judithguetzow during the Spring '12 term at Texas Pan American.

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