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anorexia

lack of appetite

ascites

abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen

borborygmus

rumbling or gurgling noise produced by the movement of gas, fluid or both in the gastrointestinal tract

constipation

difficulty in passing feces(stools)

diarrhea

frequent passage of loose, watery stools

flatus

gas expelled through the anus

hematochezia

passage of bright red blood from the rectum

jaundice

yellow-orange coloration of the skin and whites of the eyes caused by high levels of bilirubin in the blood

melena

black tarry stools; feces containing digested blood

nausea

unpleasant sensation on the stomach associated with a tendency to vomit

steatorrhea

fat in the feces; frothy foul smelling fecal matter

herniorrhaphy

suturing repair of a hernia

hematemesis

vomiting of bright blood

hemorrhage

bursting forth blood

cholestasis

controlling bile

menorrhagia

menstration flow

lymphangiectasis

dilation of the lymph vessel

plepharoplasty

surgical repair of the eye

choledochal

pertaining to the bile duct

glosstomy

process of cutting the tounge

stenosis

abnormal ccondition of narrowing

cheilosis

abnormal condition of the lip

buccal

pertaining to the cheek

-ptosis

falling; drooping; prolapse

cholangiogram

recoed of bile vessel

atresia

absence of normal opening

hemoptysis

spitting blood

hepatomegaly

enlargment of the liver

dysphagia

difficulty swallowing

hemolysis

destruction of red blood cells

celiac

pertaining to the abdomen

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