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Medical Terminology

Digestive Root Terms

chole bile; gallbladder
colon large intestine
emesis vomiting
entero intestine
gastro stomach
glosso tongue
hepat liver
ile ileum
laparo abdomen
myxo mucus
procto anus; rectum
pyloro pylorus; gatekeeper
stoma opening; mouth
viscero body organs
cholecystectomy gallbladder excision
colitis large intestine inflammation
emetic produces vomit
enteritis intestinal inflammation
gastritis stomach inflammation
glossopathy tongue disease
hepatitis liver inflammation
ileitis ileum inflammation
laparotomy abdomen incision
myxoma mucus tumor
proctology study of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus
pylorostenosis pyloric narrowing
stomatitis mouth inflammation
visceromegaly enlarged abdominal organs
Created by: Heather C