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Name the valve that prevents regurgitation of food from the small intestine back into the stomach
Duodenum, Jejunum, Ileum
Food is in the small intestine, and its passing along millions of small hairlike projections called villi. It is on it's journey through 3 sections of the small intestine. What is the correct order?
Once your food has reached the end of the digestive tract, it is sitting in the rectum, waiting to be excreted. What is another term for this excretion process?
Measuring from the pyloric sphincter to the first part of the large intestine, the small intestine is how long?
An inflammation of the appendix, caused by an obstruction or a foreign body in the lumen
An abnormal accumulation of fluid with in the peritoneal cavity, caused by leakage in veins into extravascular spaces
Chronic degenerative disease of the liver in which the lobes are covered with fibrous tissue. Caused by blood flow to the liver to be obstructed
Inflammation of the diverticula, caused by certain spicy foods and certain medications
Occurs when gastric juices back up through the cardiac sphincter, caused by food poisoning, infection and toxins
Condition in which the lining of the abdominal cavity becomes inflammed, caused by infection
Feeling of epigastric discomfort after eating, caused by gall bladder disease, or chronic appendicitis
Peptic Ulcer Disease
sharply circumscribed loss of mucus membrane of the stomach, caused by GI system being exposed to gastric juices containing acid
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Abnormal dilation of the abdominal aorta, usually in area of severe atherosclerosis caused by atherosclerosis
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