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Chap 6 Element & Mea

IU MED TERM Chap 6 Elements & Meanings

Chap 6 ElementChap 6 Elements Meaning
os mouth
or/o mouth
stomat/o mouth
gloss/o tongue
lingu/o tongue
bucc/o cheek
cheil/o lip
labi/o lip
dent/o teeth
odont/o teeth
gingiv/o gum (s)
sial/o saliva, salivary glands
esophag/o esophagus
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
gastr/o stomach
pylor/o pylorus
duoden/o duodenum (first part of small intestine)
enter/o intestine (usually small intestine)
jejun/o jejunum (second part of small intestine)
ile/o ileum (third part of small intestine)
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
col/o colon
colon/o colon
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
rect/o rectum
proct/o anus, rectum
an/o anus
hepat/o liver
pancreat/o pancreas
cholangi/o bile vessel
chol/e** (the "e" is an exception to the rule of using the connecting vowel o bile, gall
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o bile duct
-emesis vomit
-iasis abnormal condition (produced by something specified)
-megaly enlargement
-orexia appetite
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing, eating
-prandial meal
-rrhea discharge, flow
dia- through
peri- around
sub- under, below
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