Digestive System Medical Terminology Quiz


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The tube after the small intestine where the liquid is absorbed.

A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. stomach


Fast eating

A. phagocytosis

B. bradyphagia

C. tachyphagia

D. dysphagia


Where in the body is Insulin and Glucagon produced?

A. Large Intestine

B. Pancreas

C. Small Intestine

D. Gallbladder


A series of wave-like muscle contractions that moves food to different processing stations in the digestive tract.

A. adduction

B. primary wave

C. peristalsis

D. inversion


Making a new opening between the stomach an first section of the small intestine

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


A fluid in the mouth that helps digest food.

A. pepsin

B. pepsi

C. saliva

D. salty


Removal of the spleen

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


Liver disease

A. hepatitis

B. hepatomegaly

C. hepatopathy

D. hepatectomy


Study of the stomach and small intestine

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


A. purging

B. peristalsis

C. platinum

D. paralysis


Gallstone

A. lithotripsy

B. neurotripsy

C. pancreatolith

D. cholelith


Difficult digestion

A. malnutrition

B. malabsorption

C. dyspepsia

D. dysentery


Enlargement of the liver

A. hepatitis

B. hepatomegaly

C. hepatopathy

D. hepatectomy


A. esophagus

B. liver

C. stomach

D. pancreas


Removal of the stomach

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


Surgical crushing of a stone

A. lithotripsy

B. neurotripsy

C. pancreatolith

D. cholelith


instrument used to view the inside of the small intestine. 

A. enteritis

B. enterorrahagia

C. enteroscope

D. colostomy


A long folded tube inside the body attached to the stomach where nutrients in the food are absorbed.

A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. esophagus

D. rectum


A. stomach

B. pancreas

C. large intestine

D. small intestine


Under the tongue

A. sublingual

B. glossitis

C. glossal

D. lingual


A muscular tube that helps move food from the mouth to the stomach.

A. esophagus

B. trachaea

C. small intestine

D. gall bladder


The opening at the end of the digestive track where feces exits the body.

A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. anus


The hardest substance in the body is enamel.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. esophagus


Inflammation of the liver

A. gingivitis

B. glossitis

C. hepatitis

D. enteritis




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