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  • 1. Chapter 8 Nahnecia Hall Biology 120 03-07-12
  • 2.  Dental X-ray film: a film the patients can bite down on, holding it in position for the X-Ray imagery of several upper and lower teeth simultaneously. Bite-wing X-rays: show details of the upper and lower teeth in any area of the mouth. Each bite-wing shows a tooth from its crown to the level of the support bone. Bite-wing X-rays are used to detect decay between teeth and changes in bone density caused by gum disease. They are also useful in determining the proper fit of a crown.
  • 3. Radiology imagery of a patients X-Ray results of an bite wingmouth using bite wing film. x-ray, displaying the patients upper right, left, upper, and lower dental structure from the top of the crown to the root.
  • 4.  Anastomosis is the connection of two structures. It refers to connections between blood vessels. An anastomosis may be naturally occurring or artificially constructed It may connect the healthy sections of the colon or rectum after a cancerous or otherwise diseased portion has been surgically removed.
  • 5. An example of an artificial An example of a naturallyanastomose surgery to connect occurring anastomose withinthe small intestine to the the heart with the inferiortransverse colon to remove a epigastric artery and superiortumor. epigastric artery.
  • 6.  Colonoscopy is a surgical procedure that provides an inside look at your colon and rectum with a long flexible tubular instrument called a colonoscope. A colonoscopy is recommended when a person has rectal bleeding or has a change in bowel habits and other unexplained abdominal symptoms. The test is used especially when polyps or tumor like growth have been detected.
  • 7.  Cachexia is the loss of weight and generalized wasting that occurs during a chronic disease Cachexia is one of the most devestasting symptoms of cancer. Cachexia affects patients eneregy, quality of life, enjoyment, and independence Cachexia reduces strength, increase fatigue and weakness
  • 8. This is an example ofcachexia. Where thepatient experienceddramatic weight lostdue to a severe caseof cancer.