Chapter 12 quiz
What is decreased mobility of the lower esophagus and constriction of the lower esophageal sphincter called?
What are inflamed diverticula collectively known as?
Which type of hernia has the greatest potential for herniation?
What is the medical term for excessive vomiting?
Select the medical term for "canker sores."
What are rough elevations covering the tongue's upper surface?
What is another term for a diaphragmatic hernia?
Which term best describes a yellow skin discoloration of the skin, mucous membranes, and sclera of the eyes?
What is a rotation or twisting of loops of bowel called?
What is plastic surgery of the mouth called?
An umbilical hernia is a protrusion of the intestine through a weakness in the abdominal wall around the ____?
What is a positive stool exam for occult blood significant for?
What is an obstruction of the intestine known as?
Select the medical term for "cold sores."
What are non-inflamed diverticula collectively known as?
What is a mass formed during the process of chewing?
What is the medical term for gallstones?
What is "current jelly stool" a clinical manifestation of?
What might bleeding gums be a sign of?
What is the frequent passage of loose watery stool known as?
What is an outpouching through the muscular layer of the intestine, often associated with the sigmoid colon, called?
What is an enzyme that has very high concentrations in liver cells?
Serum Glutamic-Oxaloactic Transaminase
Which disease of the liver is known as the result of alcoholism or malnutrition due from degeneration of the hepatocytes?
What is a white or gray lesion in the mouth that is precancerous?
conversion of glucose to glycogen
surgical creation of a new opening between the colon and abdominal wall
exam through the abdominal wall
creation of a new opening between the ileum and the abdominal wall
removal of all or part of the colon
varicosities of the lower rectum
gurgling, tinkling noises heard with a stethoscope
air passed from the stomach through the mouth
fecal test for occult blood
repair of a defect of the lip
IBS is the abbreviation for ______________________________.
Irritable bowel syndrome
GERD is the abbreviation for ___________________________________.
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
GI is the abbreviation for ________________