11-DISEASE & DISORDER TERMS

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appendicitis

inflammation of the appendix

cholangioma

tumor of the bile duct

cholecystitis

inflammation of the gallbladder

choledocholithiasis

condition of stones in the common bile duct

diverticulitis

inflammation of a diverticulum

diverticulosis

abnormal condition of having diverticula

gastritis

inflammation of the stomach

gastroenteritis

inflammation of the stomach and intestine

gastroenterocolitis

inflammation of the stomach, intestine, and colon

gingivitis

inflammation of the gums

hepatitis

inflammatio of the liver

hepatoma

tumor of the liver

palatitis

inflammation of the palate

pancreatitis

inflammation of the pancreas

peritonitis

inflammation of the peritoneum

polyposis

abnormal condition of multiple (polyps) in the mucous membrane of the intestine, especially the colon

proctoptosis

prolapse of the rectum

rectocele

protrusion of the rectum

sialolith

stone in the salivary gland

steatohepatitis

inflammation of the liver associated with fat

uvulitis

inflammation of the uvula

adhesion

abnormal growing together of 2 surfaces that normally are separated

anorexia nervosa

eating disorder characterized by a prolonged refusal to eat

bulimia nervosa

an eating disorder involving gorging with food, followed by induced vomiting or laxative abuse

cirrhosis

chronic disease of the liver with gradual destruction of cells and formation of scar tissue; common caused by alcohol

Crohn disease

chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract usually affecting ileum

duodenal ulcer

ulcer in the duodenum

gastric ulcer

ulcer in the stomach

gastroesophageal reflux disease

the abnormal backward flow of the gastrointestinal contents into the esophagus, causing heartburn and the gradual breakdown of the mucous

hemochromatosis

an iron metabolism disorder that occurs when too much iron is absorbed from food

hemorrhoid

varicose vein in the rectal area, which may be internal or external

ileus

obstruction of the intestine, often caused by failure of peristalsis

intussusception

telescoping of a segment of the intestion

irritable bowel syndrome

periodic disturbances of bowel function, such as diarrhea

obesity

excess of body fat

peptic ulcer

another name for gastric or duodenal ulcer

polyp

tumorlike that projects form a mucous membrane surface

ulcerative colitis

inflammation of the colon with the formation of ulcers. Main symptom is bloody diarrhea

volvulus

twisting or kinking of the intestine, causing intestine obstruction

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