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this duct carries bile into the duodenum

common bile duct

high blood levels of this pigment is released by the liver with bile


buccal means pertaining to the

pertaining to the cheek

this condition is caused by fats that improperly digested and appear in the feces


a new opening from the large bowel to the surface of the body


specialist in gums


lack of appetite


another term for jaundice


what are esophageal varices?

swollen, twisted veins

White plaques on the mucosa of the mouth

oral leukoplakia

abnormal side pockets in a hollow organ, such as the intestine


difficulty in swallowing


telescoping of the intestine


gingivitis that is not treated may lead to

peridontal disease

pain and limitation of the movement of the jaw with tinnitus as a result of inflammation of the temporomandibular joints is characteristric of:

temporomandibular joint syndrome

a hiatal hernia can be caused by

a congenital defect in the diaphragm or a weakness that develops in the diaphram

abdominal discomfort with maxumum tenderness of the abdomen at mcburney's point, nausea, vomiting, fever, diarrhea, or constipation, are clinical signs of:

acute appendicitis

the primary treatment of gastric cancer may include:

gastric resection followed by combined chemoradiotherapy

viral hepatitis A is usually transmitted by:

The fecal oral route, contaminated food, water, stools, and poor hygiene

a condition in which out-pouches of the mucosa penetrate weak points in the muscular layer of large intestine is called


a fairly common chronic inflammatory disease of the alimentary canal involving all layers of the bowel, which causes chronic diarrhea, is

crohn's disease(regional eneritis)

"traveler's diarrhea", a common syndrome of gastroenteritis, is usually caused by:

disease causing baceria or parasites from contaminated food or water(food poisioning)

infammation of the gallbladder commonly associated with gallstones is called:


the disease linked to a psychologic disturbance in which hunger is denied by self-imposed starvation is

anorexia nervosa

the most serious complications of bulimia and anorexia nervosa include:

increased loss of elecrolytes & metabolic acidosis. Loss of muscle mass, cardiac irregularities and dehydration


fiberscopic examination of the entire colon that may include part of the terminal ileum


fiberscopic examination of the sigmoid colon & rectum


fiberscopic examination of the rectum & sigmoid colon that may include a portion of the descending colon


visualization of the abdominal cavity using one scope, placed through a small incision in the abdominal wall, and another scope placed in the vagina

the mucosal and submucosal tissue of the lips and cheeks are included in the oral cavity


when a colectomy is performed, a segment of the stomach is resected and an anastonosis is performed between the remaining ends


with the exception of incisional and ventral hernias, the use of mesh or other prosthesis is not separately reported when performing hernia repairs


a common abbreviation for procedure code 43260 endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography is ERCP


what is the term that describes the displacement of an organ or tissue that protrudes through the wall or from the cavity that usually contains it?


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