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Exploring Medical Terminology Chapter 11 Digestive System Surgical/Diagnostic/Complementary terms not built from word parts
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- occult blood
- endoscopic ultrasound
- abdominal resection (A&P resection)
- a removal of the distal colon and rectum through both abdominal and perineal approaches; performed to treat colorectal cancer and inflammatory disease of the lower large intestine. The patient will have a colostomy.
- b involuntary wavelike contractions that propel food along the digestive tract
- c a procedure using an endoscope fitted with an ultrasound probe that provides images of layers of the intestinal wall; used to detect tumors and cystic growths and for staging of malignant tumors
- d gas in the digestive tract or expelled through the anus
- e refers to blood that is present but can only be detected by chemical testing.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- series of radiographic images taken of the stomach and duodenum after the contrast agent barium has been swollowed
- radiographic examination of the biliary ducts and pancreatic ducts with contrast media, floroscopy and endoscopy; used to evaluate and diagnose obstruction, strictures, stone diseases, pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer.
- series of radiographic images taken of the large intestine after the contrast agent barium has been administered rectally
- a test to detect occult blood in feces. It is used to screen for colon cancer or polyps.
- a blood test to determine the presence of H pylori bacteria. It can be find int he lining of the stomach and can cause peptic ulcers. Tests are performed on biopsy specimens and by breath test.
5 True/False Questions
stoma → surgical opening between an organ and the surface of the body, such as the opening established in the abdominal wall by colostomy, ileostomy or a similar operation. it may also be refer to an opening created between body structures or between portions of the intestines.
feces/stool/fecal matter → waste from the digestive tract expelled from the rectum
melena → black, tarry stool that contains digested blood; usually as a result of bleeding in the upper GI tract
anastomosis → vomitting blood
hematemesis → vomitting blood