Create an account
Union of two normally separate surfaces, often refers to a painful post-surgical internal scar tissue what fuses abdominal viscera
Enlargement of the right ventricle caused by lung disease and resultant pulmonary hypertension
Scraping of the internal surface of an organ or body cavity by means of a spoon-shaped instrument
Conjugated bilirubin (has been processed by the liver, is water soluble and can be excreted in the urine)
Surgical removal of an atheroma and the inner part of the vessel wall to relieve an obstructed vessel
Lysis of peritoneal adhesions; not to be confused with enteroclysis, which is a contrast study of the small bowel
Abnormal communication between two hollow, epithelialized organs, or between one such organ and the exterior of the skin
General term referring to any operation in which an artificial opening is created between two hollow organs, or through the abdominal wall for drainage (colostomy) or feeding (gastrostomy)
Diffuse inflammation of soft tissue resulting in a swollen mass (often seen in pancreatic tissue)
Liquid product of inflammation, consisting of dying leukocytes and other fluids from the inflammatory response
Area covered by sterile drapes or prepped in sterile fashion using antiseptics such as Betadine
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together