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Digestive System Medical Terminology Quiz


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The hardest substance in the body is enamel.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


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

A. esophagus

B. trachaea

C. small intestine

D. gall bladder


Under the tongue

A. sublingual

B. glossitis

C. glossal

D. lingual


Removal of the stomach

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


Gallstone

A. lithotripsy

B. neurotripsy

C. pancreatolith

D. cholelith


A. purging

B. peristalsis

C. platinum

D. paralysis


Inflammation of the liver

A. gingivitis

B. glossitis

C. hepatitis

D. enteritis


Inflammation of the small intestine. 

A. enteritis

B. enterorrahagia

C. enteroscope

D. colostomy


A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. esophagus


A. esophagus

B. liver

C. stomach

D. pancreas


Where in the body is Insulin and Glucagon produced?

A. Large Intestine

B. Pancreas

C. Small Intestine

D. Gallbladder


Removal of the spleen

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


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

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


Study of the stomach and small intestine

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


Enlargement of the liver

A. hepatitis

B. hepatomegaly

C. hepatopathy

D. hepatectomy


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

A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. anus


instrument used to view the inside of the small intestine. 

A. enteritis

B. enterorrahagia

C. enteroscope

D. colostomy


A. stomach

B. pancreas

C. large intestine

D. small intestine


Fast eating

A. phagocytosis

B. bradyphagia

C. tachyphagia

D. dysphagia


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


Difficult digestion

A. malnutrition

B. malabsorption

C. dyspepsia

D. dysentery


Surgical crushing of a stone

A. lithotripsy

B. neurotripsy

C. pancreatolith

D. cholelith


Slow eating

A. phagocytosis

B. bradyphagia

C. tachyphagia

D. dysphagia


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




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