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Medical specialist in the field of gastroenterology

Gastroenterologist

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Surgical specialist in diseases of the anus and rectum

Proctologist

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Licensed practitioners in the anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the oral-facial complex

Dentists

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Specialist in diseases of the tissues surrounding the Teeth

Periodontists

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Professionals who prevent and treat illness by promoting healthy eating habits

Nutritionist

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Manage food service systems and promote sound eating habits

Dietitians

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Alimentary canal includes

Mouth, esophagus, small intestine, pharynx, stomach, large intestine

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The accessory organs of digestion include

Teeth, tongue, salivary glands, liver, gallbladder, pancreas

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Pertaining to the digestive tract

Alimentary

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Treatment of obesity

Bariatric

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Breakdown of food into elements suitable for cell metabolism

Digestion

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Pertaining to digestion

Digestive

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Tube linking the pharynx and the stomach

Esophagus

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Pertaining to the stomach

Gastric

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Medical specialty of the stomach and intestines

Gastroenterology

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Pertaining to the stomach and intestines

Gastrointestinal (GI)

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The digestive tube from stomach to anus

Intestine

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Examination of the contents of the abdomen using an endoscope

Laparoscopy

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Instrument used for viewing the abdominal contents

Laparoscope

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Pertaining to laparoscopy

Laparoscopic

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A clear fluid collected from tissues and transported by vessels to venous circulation

Lymph

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Pertaining to lymph

Lymphatic

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External opening of a cavity of canal

Mouth

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Surgical procedure to reduce the size of the stomach

Roux-en-Y

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An exact copy or reproduction

Transcript

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The action of making a copy of dictated material

Transcription

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One who makes a copy of dictated material

Transcriptionist

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The selective intake of food into the mouth

Ingestion

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The mechanical movement of food from the mouth to the anus

Propulsion

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Breaks down food into small particles

Mastication (Chewing)