lymph nodes located in the armpit
excision of the spleen
radiographic procedure to allow visualiztion of the splenic and portal veins of the spleen
of the same species, but genetically different
collection and distribution point for lymph and the largest lymph vessel located in the chest
behind the sac holding the abdominal organs and viscera (peritoneum)
lymph nodes located next to the large vein in the neck
congenital deformity or benign tumor of the lymphatic system
also called a gland; it is the highest of the deep groin lymph nodes
term that refers to the groin and thigh
insertion of a tube into a duct or cavity
localizaton of pus
use of a needle and syringe to withdraw fluid
immature blood cells
grafting of tissue from one source to another
station along the lymphatic system
inflammation of a lymph node
incision into a lymphatic vessel
excision of a lymph node ( or nodes )
The area between the lungs that contains the heart, aorta, trachea, lymph nodes, thymus gland, esophagus, and bronchial tubes.
muscular wall that separates the thoracic and abdominal cavities.
cutting into the mediastinum
repair of the bottom of an organ or muscle
incision and repair of the phyloric channel
hernia of the diaphragm
use of an endoscope inserted through a small incision to view the mediastinum.
across the thorax
across the abdomen
paraesophageal hiatus hernia
hernia that is near the esophagus
operation on the stomach for repair or reconfiguration.
surgical separation of the vagus nerve.
prefix meaning tongue
prefix meaning stomach
surgical connection of two tubular structures, such as two pieces of the intestine.
organ or tissue protruding through the wall or cavity that usually contains it.
pertaining to the stomach and intestine.
artificial opening between the colon and the abdominal wall.
artificial opening between the ileum and the abdominal wall
artificial opening between the jejunum and the abdominal wall.
artificial opening between the stomach and the abdominal wall.
endoscopic examination of the sigmoid colon and rectum
endoscopic examination of the entire rectum and sigmoid colon that may include a portion of the descending colon.
endoscopic examination of the entire colon that may include part of the terminal ileum.
radiographic recording of the bile ducts
prefix meaning bile
prefix meaning liver
regarding hernias, a cnostricted, irreducible hernia that may cause obstruction of an intestine.
able to be corrected or put back into a normal position
initiates an immune response, filters and removes bacteria from the bloodstream and destroys worn out blood cells.
marrow or blood cell transplant
is a treatment for patients with blood disease, such as leukemia or lymphoma
bone marrow aspiration
a procedure in which a sample of bone marrow is taken by means of a needle that is inserted into the marrow cavity.
is the removal of the lymph nodes only
another name for the diaphragmatic nerve
is use to performed to view the esophagus and stomach are performed with this instrument
type of endoscopy is always included in a surgical endoscopy and would therefore never be reported separately
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