How to use Large-intestine in a sentence
The GI tract organs include the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestine.
The second group have a problem in their large intestine.
This is because the symptoms are similar to other illnesses that affect the large intestine.
To better understand the impact of diet upon microbial activity and health in the human large intestine.
The commonest form of malignant tumour is the result of the growth of cancerous elements which have been brought to the liver by the veins coming up from a primary focus of the large intestine.Advertisement
Sigmoid colon-The final portion of the large intestine that empties into the rectum.
Because E. coli toxins are produced in the large intestine rather than higher up in the digestive system, symptoms typically occur from one to three days after eating contaminated food.
If undigested lactose in the large intestine (colon) is fermented by bacteria, various gases are produced.
This increase in skin tags is also associated with the development of growths, called polyps, within the large intestine that may eventually become cancerous.
Without treatment, patients with acromegaly are likely to die early because of the disease's effects on the heart, lungs, brain, or due to the development of cancer in the large intestine.Advertisement
Ileus is a partial or complete non-mechanical blockage of the small and/or large intestine.
Sigmoidoscopy-A procedure in which a thin, flexible, lighted instrument, called a sigmoidoscope, is used to visually examine the lower part of the large intestine.
Colonoscopy examines the entire large intestine using the same techniques.
These illnesses include pneumonia and inflammations of the liver (hepatitis), brain (encephalitis), esophagus (esophagitis), large intestine (colitis), and retina of the eye (retinitis).
For the lower endoscopy procedure, the tube is passed through the rectum into the large intestine.Advertisement
It includes the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine.
The spores germinate in the large intestine and, once colonized, toxin is produced and absorbed into the infant's body from the entire intestinal tract.
If the two ends of the esophagus are too far apart to be reattached, a piece of tissue from the large intestine is used to join the parts.
Air in the stomach may confirm the presence of fistula; gas in the large intestine rules out intestinal (duodenal) atresia.
If the two ends of the esophagus are too far apart to be reattached, tissue from the large intestine is used to join them.Advertisement
Hirschsprung's disease is caused when certain nerve cells (called parasympathetic ganglion cells) in the wall of the large intestine (colon) do not develop before birth.
Colostomy-A surgical procedure in which an opening is made in the wall of the abdomen to allow a part of the large intestine (the colon) to empty outside the body.
Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix, which is the small, finger-shaped pouch attached to the beginning of the large intestine on the lower-right side of the abdomen.
Appendix-The worm-shaped pouch attached to the cecum, the beginning of the large intestine.
As a waste product, bilirubin is filtered out of blood (cleared) by the liver and excreted in bile, eliminated normally in stool produced by the large intestine.Advertisement
Soluble fiber is fiber that is somewhat broken down by fluids; therefore, it forms a gel-like substance in the large intestine.
Insoluble fiber does not disperse as it moves through the large intestine.
Bacterial activity Many bacterial species colonize the large intestine and form a symbiotic relationship with man each deriving some benefit from the other.
There may be pain in the right lower quadrant where the contents from the small intestine enter the large intestine (caecum ).
Colon-The part of the large intestine that extends from the cecum to the rectum.Advertisement
Diarrhea occurs because more fluid passes through the large intestine (colon) than that organ can absorb.
The abdomen is opened and the large intestine is placed to the left side in order for the doctor to perform the surgery.
Vomiting follows shortly after the pain if the obstruction is in the small intestine, but is delayed if it is in the large intestine.
Commencing in and around the solitary glands of the large intestine in the form of exudations, these ulcers, small at first, enlarge and run into each other, till a large portion of the bowel may be implicated in the ulcerative process.