____________________ is the passage of several semisolid or unformed stools
in rapid succession.
The difficult or infrequent passage of feces with abnormally dry stools is termed
The inflammation of the vermiform appendix brought on by an obstruction which
prevents the appendix from emptying normally is the definition of ____________
What is the difference between diverticulosis and diverticulitis? _____________
___________________________ is severe anal itching, usually more acute at
night or during periods of inactivity.
List two early signs of cirrhosis of the liver.
___________________, the most frequent complication of a peptic ulcer, occurs
when the walls of a blood vessel are worn away by the ulcer.
_______________________ is a complication in which the ulcer erodes through
the wall of an organ.
If an ulcer extends beyond the duodenal wall into an adjacent organ, the
complication is called __________________________________.
What is an umbilical hernia? _________________________________________