Glossary of Terms

The two accompanying glossaries list and describe words and phrases often used to discuss IBD.

One list describes medications used by patients with IBD; the other describes medical terms that deal with anatomy, diagnosis, physiology, and special tests.

To quickly find a word on a page:

  • press and hold the CTRL or COMMAND key (depending upon your type of computer) while you press the "F" key
  • type the word — or part of (eg, cipro; imod; intest; mesal; sulfa) — that you want to find in the pop-up box
  • select 'Find next'

To look for other occurrences of the term, select 'Find next' again.