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  • 1. 

    Peristalsis

    • A.

      Wavelike movement by which the gastrointestional track moves food downward

    • B.

      Bands of scar tissue that bind togther two anatomic surfaces that are normally seperate

    Correct Answer
    A. Wavelike movement by which the gastrointestional track moves food downward
    Explanation
    Peristalsis refers to the wavelike movement that occurs in the gastrointestinal tract, specifically in the muscles of the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. This movement helps propel food downward through the digestive system, allowing for the efficient digestion and absorption of nutrients. It is an essential process that ensures the proper functioning of the gastrointestinal tract.

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  • 2. 

    What are the different quadrents?

    • A.

      Left upper,left below,right lumbar, right lower.

    • B.

      Left upper, left lower,right upper, and right lower

    Correct Answer
    B. Left upper, left lower,right upper, and right lower
    Explanation
    The answer is correct because it correctly identifies the different quadrants as left upper, left lower, right upper, and right lower. These quadrants are used to divide the abdomen and pelvic regions for medical and anatomical purposes.

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  • 3. 

    What type or form of surgury has a sicologic effect on a person?

    • A.

      Hymroid extomy

    • B.

      Colostomy

    Correct Answer
    B. Colostomy
    Explanation
    Colostomy is a type of surgery that involves creating an opening in the abdomen to divert the colon through the abdominal wall. This surgical procedure can have a psychological effect on a person due to the significant lifestyle changes it brings. It can cause feelings of embarrassment, self-consciousness, and a loss of self-esteem. Additionally, adjusting to the physical changes and managing the colostomy bag can also lead to emotional distress and anxiety. Therefore, colostomy surgery can have a psychological impact on individuals.

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  • 4. 

    What is a gastroenterologists?

    • A.

      Someone who works with the intestines.

    • B.

      Somone who works with the digestive system

    • C.

      Conserned with diseases and disorders of the stomach, small intestine,large intestine,appendix and the accessory organs of the liver gallbladder, and pancreas.

    Correct Answer
    C. Conserned with diseases and disorders of the stomach, small intestine,large intestine,appendix and the accessory organs of the liver gallbladder, and pancreas.
    Explanation
    A gastroenterologist is a medical professional who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of diseases and disorders related to the digestive system. This includes conditions affecting the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, appendix, as well as the accessory organs such as the liver, gallbladder, and pancreas. Gastroenterologists are trained to perform procedures like endoscopies and colonoscopies to examine and treat these conditions.

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  • 5. 

    What is a proctologist?

    • A.

      Someone who studies the heart.

    • B.

      Someone who studies the digestive system

    • C.

      Someone who studies the colon

    Correct Answer
    C. Someone who studies the colon
    Explanation
    A proctologist is a medical professional who specializes in the study and treatment of disorders and diseases related to the colon, rectum, and anus. They diagnose and treat conditions such as hemorrhoids, anal fissures, colorectal cancer, and inflammatory bowel disease. They may perform procedures like colonoscopies and surgeries to address these issues.

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