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Flashcards in Chapter 11 Digestive Diseases Deck (25):
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Appendicitis

Inflammation of the appendix

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Cholangioma

Tumor of the bile duct

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Cholecystitis

Inflammation of the gall bladder

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Choledocholithiasis

Condition of stones in the common bile duct

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Cholelithiasis

Condition of gallstones

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Colitis

Inflammation of the colon

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Diverticulitis

Inflammation of the diverticulum

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Diverticulosis

Abnormal condition of having diverticula

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Esophagitis

Inflammation of the esophagus

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Gastritis

Inflammation of the stomach

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Gastroenteritis

Inflammation of the stomach and intestines

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Gastroenterocolitis

Inflammation of the stomach, intestines and colon

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Gingivitis

Inflammation of the gums

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Glossitis

Inflammation of the tongue

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Hepatitis

Inflammation of the liver

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Hepatoma

Tumor of the liver

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Palatitis

Inflammation of the palate

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Pancreatitis

Inflammation of the pancreas

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Peritonitis

Inflammation of the peritoneum

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Polyposis

Abnormal condition of polyps in the mucous membrane of the intestine, esp the colon. High potential for malignancy if not removed when small.

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Proctoptosis

Prolapse of the rectum

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Rectocele

Protrusion of the rectum

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Sialolith

Stones in the salivary gland

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Steatohepatitis

Inflammation of the liver associated with excess fat (often caused by alcohol abuse and obesity and over time may cause cirrhosis)

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Uvulitis

Inflammation of the uvula

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