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    Connect the bones and keep joints stable.


A band of tough tissue which restrains joint movement and confers stability on a joint.

A wire or thread used to tie off blood vessels or to close incisions or wounds.


Large intestine
The part of the intestine that goes from the cecum to the rectum. The large intestine absorbs water from stool and changes it from a liquid to a solid form. The large intestine is 5 feet long and includes the appendix, cecum, colon, and rectum. Also called colon.

Surgical removal of part or all of the larynx (usually to treat cancer of the larynx).

A cleaning of the stomach and colon. Uses a special drink and enemas. See also bowel prep.

Loop electrosurgical excision procedure (LEEP)
Procedure for treating cervical dysplasia in which a fine wire loop and low-energy current are used to remove abnormal tissue from the cervix.

Medicines to relieve long-term constipation. Used only if other methods fail. Also called cathartics.


A fatty substance in the blood.

Transporters of fatty substances in the blood.

Type of cosmetic surgery in which localized areas of fat are removed from beneath the skin using a suction-pump device inserted through a small incision.

Transporters of fatty substances in the blood.

The largest organ in the body. The liver carries out many important functions, such as making bile, changing food into energy, and cleaning alcohol and poisons from the blood.

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