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-ectasis, -ectasia

stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening

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-emisis

vomiting

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-lysis

destruction, breakdown, separation

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-pepsia

digestion

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-phagia

eating, swallowing

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-ptysis

spitting

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-rrhage, -rrhagia

bursting forth (of blood)

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-rrhaphy

suture

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-rrhea

flow, discharge

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-spasm

involuntary contraction of muscles

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-stasis

stopping, controlling

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-stenosis

tightening, stricture, narrowing

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-tresia

opening

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celi/o

belly, abdomen

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choledoch/o

common bile duct

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sialaden/o

salivary gland

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LFTs

Liver Function Tests

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ALT

alanine transaminase, elevated if liver disease

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AST

aspartate transaminase, elevated if liver disease

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alk phos (alkaline phosphotase

enzyme elevated with liver, bone and other disease

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GB

gallbladder

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PUD

peptic ulcer disease

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