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Chapter 8, True/False

Medical Terminology: A Living Language, 4/e.
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_____The gallbladder is an accessory organ of the digestive system.
True
_____Digested food is absorbed by the stomach.
False
_____Accessory organs of the digestive system are connected to the gut tube by a duct.
True
_____The palate forms the floor of the oral cavity.
False
_____Cementum helps to anchor teeth in their sockets.
True
_____Dentin in the teeth is the hardest substance in the body.
False
_____Air and food share sections of the pharynx.
True
_____The pyloric sphincter is also called the cardiac sphincter.
False
_____Peristalsis is the wave like muscular contractions that propel food through the digestive system.
True
_____The jejunum receives food from the stomach.
False
_____The evacuation of feces from the rectum is called defecation.
True
_____Saliva mixes with food in the mouth to form chime which is swallowed.
False
_____The liver is located primarily in the right upper quadrant.
True
_____Ascites is the collection of fluid in the stomach.
False
_____Pyrosis is another term for heart burn.
True
_____Incontinence is the inability to control grinding your teeth.
False
_____Emesis means to vomit.
True
_____The crown of a tooth is below the gum line.
False
_____Periodontics is a branch of dentistry that treats gum disease.
True
_____Hematochezia means the passage of dark and tarry stools.
False
_____An implant is a device for anchoring a false tooth or dentures.
True
_____A diverticulum is a small growth attached to a mucus membrane by a stem.
False
_____The third molar is the wisdom tooth.
True
_____In GERD, acid splashes from the stomach into the trachea.
False
_____Herpes labialis causes fever blisters.
True
_____Tooth cavities are the most common cause of tooth loss.
False
_____Esophageal varices may rupture and cause serious bleeding.
True
_____Hepatitis is usually caused by a bacterial infection.
False
_____Ileus is a problem resulting from an intestinal blockage.
True
_____In an inguinal hernia the intestine protrudes through the diaphragm.
False
_____In volvulus the intestine twists on itself cutting off blood flow.
True
_____Intususseption is spelled correctly.
False
_____Irritable bowel syndrome is also called spastic colon.
True
_____An elevated serum bilirubin indicates stomach disease.
False
_____A bite-wing X-ray is of the teeth.
True
_____O&P is also called stool guaiac.
False
_____A stool culture is used to diagnose a bacterial infection.
True
_____An UGI X-ray examines the sigmoid colon.
False
_____A laparoscopy examines inside the abdominal cavity.
True
_____Extraction means removing feces from the colon.
False
_____A root canal removes the pulp cavity in the root of a tooth.
True
_____A fistula is a crack like split in the rectum or anal canal.
False
_____Gavage means to give a patient food through an NG tube.
True
_____Gastric stapling is used to treat PUD.
False
_____A cholecystectomy may be performed with a laparoscope.
True
_____Proton-pump inhibitors preven the pancreas from secreting digestive enzymes.
False
_____A laxative is used to treat constipation.
True
_____An emetic prevents vomiting.
False
_____A BE is the same as a lower GI series.
True
_____Ascites is a parasitic infection of the intestines and colon.
False