EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS. Answer the following exercises by writing the answer in the space
After you have completed all of these exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at
the end of the lesson and check your answers. For each exercise answered incorrectly,
reread the material referenced with the solution.
______________________, also known as heartburn, is an eating disorder
that causes a burning sensation in the person's esophagus.
Inflammation of the esophagus which spreads through that organ is called
List three causes of rupture of the esophageal varices.
An acute or chronic ulceration in the lining of the stomach or the duodenum is a
Gnawing, burning, aching, or hunger pangs with stomach distress relieved by
eating, antacids, or vomiting are characteristics of _________________ a ulcer.
A _____________________ ulcer is an open lesion which is located in the lesser
curve of the stomach.
A hernia is a condition in which _______________________________________