Davi-Ellen Chabner; The Language of Medicine; ANZ Edition; Chapter 5; Digestive System; Pathological conditions and diseassee process

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anorexia
Lack of appetite (-orexia=appetite).
ascites
Abnormal accumulation of fluid in the peritoneal cavity.
borborygmus
Rumbling or gurgling noise produced by the movement of gas, fluid, or both in the gastrointestinal tract.
constipation
Difficulty in passing faeces.
diarrhoea
Frequent passage of loose, watery faeces.
dysphagia
Difficulty in swallowing.
eructation
Gas expelled from the stomach through the mouth.
flatus
Gas expelled through the anus.
haematochezia
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jaundice
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melaena
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nausea
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steatorrhoea
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apphthous stomatitis
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dental caries
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herpetic stomatitis
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oral leukoplakia
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periodontal disease
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achalasia
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gastric carcinoma
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gastric carcinoma
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gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD)
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hernia
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oesophageal varices
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peptic ulcer
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anal fistula
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colonic polyposis
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colorectal cancer
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Crohn's disease
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diverticulosis
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dysentery
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haemorrhoids
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ileus
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intussusception
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irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
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ulcerative colitis
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volvulus
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cholelithiasis
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cirrhosis
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pancreatitis
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viral hepatitis
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