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buccal cavity
mouth
GI System
Gastrointestinal System or Digestive System (mouth to anus)
Digestion
Breakdown of complex substances into simpler forms that can be absorbed into the blood
Colon
large intestine (colon/o)
sphincter
a ring of muscle around a structure, can open and close
Peristalsis
wavelike movement of the GI System
prandial
meal
jaundice
yellow coloration of the skin
Stomach
Gastr/o
teeth
dent/o
small intestine
enter/o
hepat/o
liver
lingu/o
tongue (gloss/o)
gluc/o
sugar (glyc/o)
-phagia
eating, swallowing
liver function tests
LFT
gastroesophageal reflux disease
GERD
Peptic Ulcer Disease
PUD
nasogastric tube
NGT
Gastrointestinal
GI
stimulates peristalsis
Reglan
compazine
anti-emetic
anti-cholinergic
Donnatal
proton pump inhibitor
Aciphex
tagament
antacid