Help students remember the terms cholelithiasis (gallstones) and choledocholithiasis by sorting out the difference through the meaning of their word parts.
Chapter 11: Digestive System
Play our signature word jumble game. It is a fast and fun way to review a clinical sign plus enjoy some humor.
Sometimes we need a break from the seriousness of healthcare and medicine. Here’s your chance to do it. Use the clues and cartoon to find the answer.
Find out how to use word parts to help you spell and define esophagogastroduodenoscopy correctly each time you use it. You can apply this technique to learn other medical terms built from word parts.
Fecal transfusion, stool transplant, human probiotic, fecal enema – why have these terms been replaced by fecal microbiota transplantation to describe this now standard procedure to treat recurrent Clostridium difficile, or C. diff. infection? Watch this short Mayo Clinic video to learn more.
Obesity, overweight, excessive fat – is there a stigma attached to these terms? Yes, there is! A physician group is working toward transitioning to a new term, one that broadens the definition and removes the attached stigma. Learn more – read this article.