NCCT Test Review for Medical Assistants (Gastrointestinal & Excretory System)

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NCCT Test Rev iew for


 
  
Created Jan 14, 2010
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The first loop of the small intestine is called the?
 
duodenum
2
The last curve of the large intestine before the rectum is called the?
 
sigmoid
3
The second portion of the small intestine is called the?
 
jejunum
4
Chemical reduction of food into its end product is moved rhythmic contraction of the muscle...
 
peristalsis
5
Cancerous tumors anywhere in the body are called?
 
malignancies
6
Chronic disease of the liver is called?
 
(hepatic) cirrhosis
7
A gallbladder disorder involving stones in the gallbladder is?
 
cholelithiasis
8
Inflammation of the peritoneum is called?
 
peritonitis
9
Inflammation of the urinary bladder is called?
 
cystitis
10
Nasogastric feeding is also called?
 
gavage
11
Blood in the urine is called?
 
hematuria
12
A narrowing of the urethra caused by scar tissue is called?
 
urethral stricture
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The formation of an artifical anus by means of a surgical incision in the abdomen to allow...
 
colostomy


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