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Gastroscopy (10-29-2014) Procedure performed along with a biopsy to examine the stomach and esophagus using a thin, lighted tube called a gastroscope, which is passed through the mouth and into the stomach. ... Continue Reading

Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) (10-29-2014) A condition in which acid-containing contents of the stomach travel back up into the esophagus, causing a burning sensation (heartburn). ... Continue Reading

Gastritis (10-29-2014) An inflammation of the lining of the stomach from any cause, including infection or alcohol. ... Continue Reading

Gallstone (10-29-2014) Pieces of solid material that develop in the gall bladder when substances in the bile, primarily cholesterol, and bile pigments form hard, crystal-like particles. ... Continue Reading

Gilberts Syndrome (10-4-2014)

Gilbert’s syndrome is a common, harmless condition that can run in families. People with this syndrome sometimes get jaundice when they are under stress, take certain medicines, or have an infection. Women with Gilbert’s syndrome might get jaundice... Continue Reading

Granuloma (05-9-2014) a collection of cells in the intestinal lining, visible under the microscope, that indicate the body’s attempt to get rid of a foreign material; sometimes seen in Crohn’s disease, but not always present. ... Continue Reading

gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) (04-17-2014) A hormone made by the hypothalamus (part of the brain). GnRH causes the pituitary gland to make luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle stimulating hormone (FSH). These hormones are involved in reproduction. ... Continue Reading

gonads (04-17-2014) The part of the reproductive system that produces and releases eggs (ovary) or sperm (testicle/testis). ... Continue Reading

Gelnique® (03-18-2013)

Class: Other Generic Name: Oxybutynin Trade Names: Ditropan XL®, Oxytrol®, Gelnique® How is this drug used? Oxybutynin is used to treat overactive bladder with symptoms of a strong need to urinate right away; leaking accidents due to a strong, immediate... Continue Reading

Gustatory (08-20-2012) Of or relating to the sense of taste. ... Continue Reading

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