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Gastropexy
attaching the stomach to the body wall to correct or prevent GDV (Gastric Dilatation & Volvulus)
Gastrotomy
an incision into the stomach
Enterotomy
an incision into the small intestine
Resection/anastomosis
removing a segment of the small intestine and sewing the new ends together
Emesis
vomiting
Ulcer
a 'sore' in the lining of the stomach or intestines
Perforation
when an ulcer is full-thickness and a hole is created in the stomach/intestine
Obstipation
extreme & persistent constipation
Dyschezia
abnormal defecation
Flatulence
an accumulation of gas