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a.c.

Before meals

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NG

Nasogastric

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NPO

Nothing by mouth

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p.c.

after meals

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p.o.

by mouth

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BE

barium enema

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GB

gallbladder

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GI

gastrointestinal

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BM

bowel movement

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BMI

body mass index

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BS

bowel sounds

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GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

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or/o, stomat/o

mouth

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uvul/o

uvula

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pharynx, pharyng/o

throat

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Esophag/o

esophagus

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gastr/o

stomach

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enter/o

small intestine

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ilEum

part of small intestine

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ilium

the hip bone

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col/o, colon,o

large intestine/ colon

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proct/o and rect/o

rectum

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an/o

anus

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hepat/o

liver

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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lapar/o, abdomin/o

abdomen

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periton/o

peritoneum. Membrane that lines the abdominal cavity

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cheil/o

lips

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gloss/o, lingu/o

tongue

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pepsia & pept/o

digestion

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pyrosis

pyro=fever, osis=abnormal condition

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water

H2O

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jaundice

yellow discoloration of the skin

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gingivitis. Gingiv/o

inflammation of the gums. Gums.

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aphagia

a- = without
-phagia = swallowing

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Append/o, appendic/o

appendix

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herni/o

hernia. protrusion through the bodywall

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lavage

to wash out body cavity

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regurgitate

the return of swallowed food into the mouth

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emesis

vomiting

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dysentery

infection of digestive system

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CT or CAT

Computed (Axial) Tomography

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abdominal ultrasound

high frequency sound waves

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Anoscopy

visual examination