Terminology -Chapter 6 Digestive System

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Digestive System Quizzes & Trivia

Complete the following with the correct medical term(s).


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Spitting up blood from the respiratory tract and lungs is ______________________.
  • 2. 
    Narrowing of the opening between the stomach and intestine is _______________________.
  • 3. 
    The suffix that means suture is _______________________.
  • 4. 
    Difficult digesion is called _____________________.
  • 5. 
    New opening between two parts of the jejunum is __________________________________.
  • 6. 
    Dilation of a lymph vessel is called  ______________________________.
  • 7. 
    Twisting of part of the intestine upon itself is __________________________.
  • 8. 
    The medical term for salivary stones is __________________.
  • 9. 
    Visual exam of the abdomen is known as _____________________.
  • 10. 
    Heavy menstrual discharge is called _________________________________.
  • 11. 
    Surgical pucture to remove fluid from the abdomen is ___________________________.
  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a periodontal procedure?
    • A. 

      Glossotomy

    • B. 

      Glycolysis

    • C. 

      Cheilostomatoplasty

    • D. 

      Gingivectomy

  • 13. 
    Forward protrusion of the eye is known as ________________________.
  • 14. 
    Combining form that means common bile duct ___________________________.
  • 15. 
    Which is an example of anastomosis?
    • A. 

      Cholecystojejunostomy

    • B. 

      Ileostomy

    • C. 

      Colostomy

    • D. 

      Duodenorrhaphy

  • 16. 
    Which suffix means flow, dishcarge ____________________________?
  • 17. 
    Which suffix below is the opposite of -ectasis?
    • A. 

      -ptysis

    • B. 

      -stenosis

    • C. 

      -stasis

    • D. 

      -lysis

  • 18. 
    What test would reveal choledocholithiasis?
  • 19. 
    What term means congenital lack of continuity of the esophagus________________________?
  • 20. 
    An enzyme that digests fat is a __________________________.
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