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Flashcards in Gastrointestinal System Deck (45):
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abd

abdomen / abdominal

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BE

barium enema

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BM

bowel movement

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BS

bowel sounds

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CAH

chronic active hepatitis

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CBD

common bile duct

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CUC

chronic ulcerative colitis

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D&V

diarrhea & vomiting

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DU

duodenal ulcer

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EGD

esophagogastro-duodenoscopy

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ERCP

endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

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ESO, esoph

esophagus

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GB

gallbladder

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GBS

gallbladder series

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GERD, GRD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

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GI

gastrointestinal

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HAV

hepatitis A virus

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HBV

hepatitis B virus

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HCI

hydrochloric acid

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HCV

hepatitis C virus

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HDV

hepatitis D virus

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HI

hepatic insufficiency

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IBD

inflammatory bowel disease

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IBS

irritable bowel syndrome

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IH

infectious hepatitis

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IVC

intravenous cholangiography

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LES

lower esophageal sphincter

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LFT

liver function tests

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LGI

lower gastrointestinal

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LSK

liver, spleen & kidneys

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NG, N-G

nasogastric (tube)

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N/V

nausea & vomiting

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OCG

oral cholecystogram

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PEG

percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

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PEM

protein-energy malnutrition

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procto

proctoscopy

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PU

peptic ulcer

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PUD

peptic ulcer disease

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RDA

recommended daily / dietary allowance

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SBFT

small bowel follow-through

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SBO

small bowel obstruction

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SBS

small bowel series

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TPN

total parenteral nutrition

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UGI

upper gastrointestinal

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VH

viral hepatitis