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bacterial (phlegmonous) gastritis
inflammation of the stomach lining caused by a bacterial infection
chronic atrophic gastritis
refers to severe mucosal atrophy that causes thinning and a relative absence of mucosal folds, with the fundus or entire stomach having a bald appearance
gastric contents that have become mixed with hydrochloric acid and the proteolytic enzyme pepsin, resulting in a milky white product
selective or disproportionate gaseous distention of the large bowel without an obstruction
congenital tracheoesophageal (TE) fistulas
result from the failure of a satisfactory esophageal lumen to develop completely separate from the trachea
results from the increased motility of the small bowel, which floods the colon with an excessive amount of water that cannot be completely absorbed
substance that acts like soap by dispersing the fat into very small droplets that permit it to mix with water
irritable bowel syndrome
refers to several conditions that have an alteration in intestinal motility
multitude of conditions in which there is defective absorption in the small bowel
subsequent inflammation of the distal esophagus due to a laceration associated with bleeding and mediastinal penetration caused by severe retching and vomiting
an inflammatory process in which protein and lipid-digesting enzymes become activated within the pancreas and begin to digest the organ itself
wormlike movement by which the alimentary canal or other tubular organ propels its contents
also known as infantile hypertrophic _____ ______ (IHPS), occurs when the two muscular layers of the pylorus become hyperplastic and hypertrophic
ulcerogenic islet cell tumors (gastrinomas)
tumor found in pancreas and duodenum that is associated with peptic ulcers
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