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inflammation of the diverticula in the colon

diverticulitis

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medical term for chewing

mastication

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medical term for vomiting

emesis

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wave-like muscle contractions that move the food

peristalsis

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p. to above the stomach

epigastric

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difficulty swallowing

dysplagia

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frequent passage of unformed watery stool

diarrhea

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surgical excision of all or part of the stomach

gastrectomy

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visual examination of the colon

colonoscopy

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inflammation of the liver

hepatitis

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abnormal condition of the lip

cheilosis

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lack of appetite

anorexia

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bad breath

halitosis

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pain in tooth

dentalgia

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to wash out the cavity

levage

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a casting down

catabolism

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enlargement of the spleen

splenomegaly

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p. to the gatekeeper

pyloric

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chronic liver disease

cirrhosis