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Digestive System<br />Alicia Rucker<br />
Anorexia<br />A general term meaning loss of appetite that may accompany other conditions. Also used to refer to anorexia ...
Crown<br />Artificial covering for the tooth created to replace the original crown.<br />
Polyp<br />Small tumor with a pedicle or stem attachment. Commonly found on mucous membranes such as those lining the colo...
Cachexia<br />Loss of weight and generalized wasting that occurs during a chronic disease.<br />
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Digestive system

  1. 1. Digestive System<br />Alicia Rucker<br />
  2. 2. Anorexia<br />A general term meaning loss of appetite that may accompany other conditions. Also used to refer to anorexia nervosa, which is a personality disorder involving refusal to eat.<br />
  3. 3. Crown<br />Artificial covering for the tooth created to replace the original crown.<br />
  4. 4. Polyp<br />Small tumor with a pedicle or stem attachment. Commonly found on mucous membranes such as those lining the colon or nasal cavity. Colon polyps may be cancerous.<br />
  5. 5. Cachexia<br />Loss of weight and generalized wasting that occurs during a chronic disease.<br />

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