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Digestive System Medical Terminology Quiz


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Difficult digestion

A. malnutrition

B. malabsorption

C. dyspepsia

D. dysentery


Inflammation of the small intestine. 

A. enteritis

B. enterorrahagia

C. enteroscope

D. colostomy


Gallstone

A. lithotripsy

B. neurotripsy

C. pancreatolith

D. cholelith


Liver disease

A. hepatitis

B. hepatomegaly

C. hepatopathy

D. hepatectomy


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

A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. stomach


A fluid in the mouth that helps digest food.

A. pepsin

B. pepsi

C. saliva

D. salty


A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. esophagus


Where in the body is Insulin and Glucagon produced?

A. Large Intestine

B. Pancreas

C. Small Intestine

D. Gallbladder


A. esophagus

B. liver

C. stomach

D. pancreas


A. purging

B. peristalsis

C. platinum

D. paralysis


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


Enlargement of the liver

A. hepatitis

B. hepatomegaly

C. hepatopathy

D. hepatectomy


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

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


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

A. esophagus

B. trachaea

C. small intestine

D. gall bladder


Inflammation of the liver

A. gingivitis

B. glossitis

C. hepatitis

D. enteritis


A. stomach

B. pancreas

C. large intestine

D. small intestine


Slow eating

A. phagocytosis

B. bradyphagia

C. tachyphagia

D. dysphagia


The hardest substance in the body is enamel.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


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


Some of the functions of the liver are detoxification and secretion of bile.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


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


Under the tongue

A. sublingual

B. glossitis

C. glossal

D. lingual


Removal of the spleen

A. gastroduodenostomy

B. gastrectomy

C. gastroenterology

D. splenectomy


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

A. large intestine

B. small intestine

C. rectum

D. anus




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