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progressive degenerative disease of liver, caused by excessive alcohol use or by viral hepatitis B or C
surgical creation of an artificial excretory opening between the ileum @ end of small intestine & outside of abdominal wall
ring like muscle that controls the flow from stomach to the duodenum of small intestine
protusion of a small loop of bowel through a weak place in lower abdominal wall or groin
blister-like sores on lips & adjacent facial tissue that are caused by oral herpes simplex virus type 1
lid like structure that closes off the entrance to the trachea to prevent food & liquids from moving from the pharynx during swallowing
ring like muscle that controls the flow from the stomach to the duodenum of the small intestine
which aids in the digestion of fats, is a digestive juice secreted by the liver, travels from the gallbladder, where it is concentrated and stored
semifluid mass of partly digested food that passes out of the stomach, through the pyloric sphincter and into the small intestine
are blister like sores on the lips & adjacent facial tissue that r caused by the oral herpes simplex virus type 1
Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Also known as GERD, is upward flow of acid from the stomach into the esophagus
condition of physical wasting away due to the loss of weight & muscle mass that occurs in pts with diseases such as advance cancer or AIDS
acute infection of the bile duct characterized by pain in the upper right quadrant of the abdomen, fever, jaundice
surgically placed feeding tube from the exterior of the body into the stomach, this tube, which is placed permanently provides nutrition for pts who cannot swallow or take sufficient nutrients by mouth
establishment of an anastomosis between the upper portion of the stomach and the duodenum
surgical creation of an artificial excretory opening between the ileum, at the end of the small intestine, and the outside of the abdominal wall
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