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Flashcards in Med Term Ch 5 Deck (25):
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Cheilitis

Inflammation of the lips

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Cheiloplasty

Plastic surgery of the lips

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Colic

Relating to the colon

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Colitis

Inflammation of the colon

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Colostomy

Establishment of an artificial cutaneous opening into the colon

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Dentalgia

Toothache

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Enterocele

Intestinal hernia in abdominal cavity

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Enteroclysis

Radiography of the small intestine

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Enterotoxin

A cytotoxin (cell poison) specific for the cells of the intestinal mucosa

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Esophagogastroscopy

Medical examination of the esophagus and stomach

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Gastrectasia

Dilation of the stomach

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Gastrorrhagia

Hemorrhage from the stomach

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Gingivectomy

Surgical resection of unsupported gingival (gum) tissue

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Gingivoglossitis

Inflammation of both the tongue and gingival (gum) tissue

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Glossospasm

Spasmodic contraction of the tongue

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Hepatitis

Inflammation of the lliver

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Hepatomegaly

Enlargement of the liver

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Hepatorrhagia

Hemorrhage of the lliver

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Hypoglossal

Below the tongue

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Pancreatectomy

Excision of the pancreas

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Proctoclysis

Slow, continuous administration of saline solution by instillation into the rectum and sigmoid colon

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Proctoscopy

Visual examination of the rectum and anus, as with a proctoscope

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Rectal

Relating to the rectum

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Stomatitis

Inflammation of the mucous membrane of the mouth

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Stomatorrhagia

Bleeding from the gums or other part of the oral cavity