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

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The first loop of the small intestine is called the?
 
duodenum
The last curve of the large intestine before the rectum is called the?
 
sigmoid
The second portion of the small intestine is called the?
 
jejunum
Chemical reduction of food into its end product is moved rhythmic contraction of the muscle walls of the organ of digestion, the contraction being called?
 
peristalsis
Cancerous tumors anywhere in the body are called?
 
malignancies
Chronic disease of the liver is called?
 
(hepatic) cirrhosis
A gallbladder disorder involving stones in the gallbladder is?
 
cholelithiasis
Inflammation of the peritoneum is called?
 
peritonitis
Inflammation of the urinary bladder is called?
 
cystitis
Nasogastric feeding is also called?
 
gavage
Blood in the urine is called?
 
hematuria
A narrowing of the urethra caused by scar tissue is called?
 
urethral stricture
The formation of an artifical anus by means of a surgical incision in the abdomen to allow for the removal of a loop of bowel is called?
 
colostomy