Which medical term means inflammation of appendix?
Which medical term means removal of gallbladder?
Which medical term means process of viewing colon?
Which medical term means surgical repair of stomach?
Which medical term means pertaining to the third section of the small intestines?
Which medical term means inflammation of the rectum and anus?
Which medical term means excessive eating?
The medical term for frequent, watery bowel movements is:
A partial or complete set of artificial teeth is called a(n):
The yellow cast to the skin that indicates liver disease is called:
Which of the following terms is NOT associated with the digestive system?
Which is an accessory organ of the digestive system?
c. salivary gland
d. all the above are accessory organs
Which is NOT a function of the digestive system?
a. distribute nutrients
b. digest good
c. absorb nutrients
d. eliminate solid waste
Which of the following molecules is NOT a nutrient?
Saliva contains digestive enzymes to begin digesting:
The portion of a tooth that is located below the gum line is the:
The proper name for the baby teeth is the _____teeth.
The section of the pharynx associated with the mouth is the:
The _____section of the stomach tapers off into the pyloric sphincter.
The partially digested liquid mixture in the stomach is called:
The correct order of the three sections of the small intestine is:
a. jejunum, duodenum, ileum
b. duodenum, jejunum, ileum
c. duodenum, ileum, jejunum
d. ileum, jejunum, duodenum
Food exits the stomach by passing through the:
a. cardiac sphincter
b. lower esophageal sphincter
c. pyloric sphincter
d. hepatic sphincter
The _____of the small intestine receives food from the stomach.
Food leaving the small intestine first enters the _____of the colon.
b. sigmoid colon
d. ascending colon
The appendix is a small structure off the end of the:
c. sigmoid colon
Which of the following is NOT a salivary gland?
Emulsification breaks up _____into smaller particles.
Which of the following conditions is a congenital anomaly?
b. anal fistula
c. cleft lip
d. inguinal hernia
The Helicobacter pylori bacteria cause which of the following conditions?
a. peptic ulcer disease
b. ulcerative colitis
c. aphthous ulcers
d. anal ulcers
The twisting of the colon on itself is called:
d. hiatal hernia
A diaphragmatecele is also called a(n):
b. hiatal hernia
c. inguinal hernia
d. esophageal varices
Cirrhosis is a general name for chronic disease of the:
Which of the following conditions is characterized by diarrhea, often with blood and mucus?
c. Crohn's disease
An elevated alanine transaminase level indicates _____disease.
Which X-ray would be used to visualize the gallbladder?
a. IV cholecystography
b. upper GI series
d. lower GI series
Which of the following endoscopic exams would be used to view inside a section of the colon?
Which of the following procedures provides the patient with intravenous nutrition?
a. total parenteral nutrition
c. nasogastric intubation
Which procedure uses a nasogastric tube to wash out the stomach?
d. total parenteral nutrition
Which of the following surgical procedures would treat stones in the digestive system?
b. exploratory laparotomy
Which of the following surgical procedures would remove an abnormal passageway?
Which of the following surgical procedures would treat obesity?
a. gastric stapling
c. laproscopic cholecystectomy
Which surgical term means to surgically create a connection between two structures?
Which medication is used to treat nausea and vomiting?
Which medication is used to neutralize stomach acid?