What does Esophagoptosis mean?
[ ĭ-sŏf′ə-gŏp-tō′sĭs, -gō-tō′sĭs ] n. Relaxation and downward displacement of the walls of the esophagus.
What does ileal mean?
(IH-lee-um) The last part of the small intestine. It connects to the cecum (first part of the large intestine).
What does the suffix Rrhexis mean in medical terms?
a combining form meaning “rupture,” used in the formation of compound words: enterorrhexis.
What is the medical term for pertaining to the nose?
rhinal (rhin/al) is a term pertaining to or of the nose.
Can colonoscopy see ileum?
In a colonoscopy, a flexible tube is inserted through your rectum and colon. The tube can most often reach into the end part of the small intestine (ileum).
Is ileum part of the colon?
The ileum is about 3.5 metres (11.5 feet) long (or about three-fifths the length of the small intestine) and extends from the jejunum (the middle section of the small intestine) to the ileocecal valve, which empties into the colon (large intestine).
What does Centesis mean in medical terms?
: surgical puncture (as of a tumor or membrane) —usually used in compounds paracentesis thoracentesis.
What does spasm mean in medical terms?
: persistent involuntary hypertonicity of one or more muscles usually of central origin and commonly associated with pain and excessive irritability.
Which surgical procedure would remove an abnormal passageway?
Medical Terminology Case 10
|fistula||an abnormal passageway (often created by a surgical procedure) between two internal organs or leading from an internal organ to the surface of the body|
|hemithorax||one side of the chest|
|hemostat||a small surgical clamp for constricting a blood vessel|
Which term means excessive deep breathing?
The medical terms for breathing symptoms are dyspnea (difficulty breathing), tachypnea (rapid breathing), hypopnea (shallow breathing), hyperpnea (deep breathing), and apnea (absence of breathing).
What causes inflammation in the ileum?
Ileitis, or inflammation of the ileum, is often caused by Crohn’s disease. However, ileitis may be caused by a wide variety of other diseases. These include infectious diseases, spondyloarthropathies, vasculitides, ischemia, neoplasms, medication-induced, eosinophilic enteritis, and others.