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LFTs
liver function tests: ALP, bilirubin, AST (SGOT), ALT (SGPT)
-emesis
vomiting
MRI
magnetic resonance imaging
CT scan
computed tomography
ERCP
endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
HBV
hepatitis B virus
-plasty
surgical repair
EGD
esophagogastroduodenoscopy
BM
bowel movement
GB
gallbladder
-stenosis
tightening, stricture, narrowing
BE
barium enema
-ptysis
spitting
-rrhea
flow, discharge
PUD
peptic ulcer disease
NG tube
nasogastric tube
-ptosis
prolapse, fall, sag
-rrhagia, -rrhage
bursting forth of blood
PEJ tube
percutaneous endoscopic jejunostomy tube (feeding tube)
SGOT, SGPT
enzyme tests of liver disease
PEG tube
percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube (feeding tube)
NPO
nothing by mouth (nulla per os)
TPN
total parenteral nutrition
(intravenous solution)
-rrhaphy
suture
-tresia
opening
-pepsia
digestion
GI
gastrointestinal
-lysis
destruction, breakdown, separation
-spasm
sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
BRBPR
bright red blood per (through) rectum; hematochezia
-ectasis, -ectasia
stretching, dilation, dilatation
IBD
inflammatory bowel disease
-phagia
eating, swallowing
ALP
alkaline phosphatase (blood serum enzyme test)
ALT, AST
alanine transaminase, aspartate transaminase (enzyme tests of liver function)
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
-stasis
stopping, controlling