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The gastrocolic reflex is:
a peristaltic wave
The incidence of benign prostatic hypertophy is highest among
African Americans
Describe the anal canal.
a 3.8 cm long outlet of the gastrointestinal tract
What foods reduce the risk of colon cancer?
those high in fibre
Diffuse harness of the prostrate indicates:
possible prostrate cancer
the bulbourethral gland is assessed:
during the examination of a male patient
Inspection of stool in an important part of the rectal examination. Normal stool is:
brown in color and soft in consistency
Which symptoms suggest benign prostatic hypertrophy?
diffuculty initiating urination and weak stream
A false positive may occur on fecal occult blood tests of the stool if the person has ingested significant amounts of:
red meat