Gastrointestinal or GI Words / Terms For Medical Transcriptionists


achalasia

air-fluid level

ampulla of Vater

amylase

anastomoses

anastomosis

anorexia

antral gastropathy

antrum of stomach

appendiceal orifice

ascending colon

ascites

atresia

Barrett esophagus

bile

biliary atresia

bilirubin

Billroth I

Billroth II

bowel

Calot triangle

cardia of stomach

cardiac sphincter

cecal volvulus

cholangiectasis

cholecystectomy

cholecystitis

choledochojejunostomy

choledocholithiasis

cholelithiasis

cholescintigraphy

cirrhosis

colectomy

colon

colonic polyposis

colonoscopy

colorectal cancer

colostomy

common bile duct

Crohn disease

cystic duct

descending colon

diarrhea

diverticula

diverticulum

duodenal bulb

duodenum

dyspepsia

dysphagia

E. coli (Escherichia coli)

endoscope

enteric duplication

enterocolitis

epicardia

epigastric

ERCP or endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography

eructation

esophagogastric junction

esophagogastroduodenoscopy or EGD

flatus

fluid wave

gallbladder

gastric emptying scan

gastroenteritis

gastrojejunostomy

GERD or gastroesophageal reflux disease

greater omentum

Hartmann operation

hematemesis

hemoptysis

hemorrhoids

hepatic flexure

hepatomegaly

hepatosplenomegaly

hiatal hernia

high-fiber diet

HJR or hepatojugular reflux

hyperbilirubinemia

ileitis

ileocecal sphincter

ileocecal valve

ileostomy

ileum

ileus

inflammatory bowel disease

inguinal hernia

intestinal obstruction

intussusception

irregular Z-line

irritable bowel syndrome or IBS

jaundice

jejunum

laparoscopy

large bowel

laxative

lesser curvature of the stomach

lipase

McBurney point

melena

nasogastric tube

nausea

nutcracker esophagus

PEG or percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy

PEG tube

perianal

peristalsis

postprandial

pouchitis

proctologist

proctosigmoidoscopy

pyloric sphincter

pyloric stenosis

pylorus

rectum

reflux esophagitis

Roux-en-Y choledochojejunostomy

Roux-en-Y operation

rugae

rugal fold

Schatzki ring

sigmoid colon

sigmoidoscopy

sphincter

splenic flexure

splenomegaly

suppository

terminal ileum

Toupet fundoplication

tongues of salmon-colored epithelium

tracheoesophageal fistula

transverse colon

ulcerative colitis

upper GI series

villi

villous papilloma

volvulus

well-rugated stomach

Whipple operation

white line of Toldt 
 






 
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