Chapter 8 Test Yoself
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Bariatric surgery is performed to treat morbid obesity by restricting the amount of food that can enter the stomach and be digested.
inflammation of the small intestine caused by eating or drinking substances contaminated with viral and bacterial pathogens
Rita Martinez is a dentist. She described her patient Mr. Espinoza as being ______________ , which means that he was without natural teeth.
A/An ____________ is a surgical connection between two hollow or tubular structures.
An anal fissure is a cluster of veins near the anal opening.
The_______ test detects hidden blood in the stools.
The duodenum is the first portion of the large intestine.
GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is the upward flow of acid from the stomach into the esophagus.
Which liver condition is a chronic degenerative disease of the liver characterized by scarring?
Which term describes a pouch, or sac, found in the lining or wall of a tubular organ such as the colon?
Baby Kilgore was vomiting almost continuously. The medical term for this excessive vomiting is
The hardened deposit that forms on the teeth and irritate the surrounding tissues is known as dental ___________
abnormally frequent flow of loose or watery stools
The anchoring of a crown, bridge or denture to the bone of the jaw is called a/an
Which term includes all of the processes involved in the body's use of nutrients?
Eructation is the act of vomiting.
The term trismus describes any restriction to the opening of the mouth caused by trauma, surgery, or radiation associated with the treatment of oral cancer.
the vomiting of blood
After the repeated passage of black, tarry, and foul-smelling stools, Catherine Baldwin was diagnosed as having ____________. This condition is caused by the presence of digested blood in the stools.
Cholelithiasis is the presence of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts.
After eating, Mike Delahanty often complained about heartburn. The medical term for this condition is
James Ridgeview was diagnosed as having __________ , which is the partial or complete blockage of the small or large intestine.
A/An _____________was performed on Mr. Schmidt to create an artificial excretory opening between his colon and body surface.
The surgical removal of all or part of the liver is known as
Chang Hoon suffers from ____________. This condition is an abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
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