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Medical Term Exam

acid/o acid
aer/o air
an/o anus
append/o appendix
bil/i bile
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
cheil/o lip
chol/e bile, gall
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o bile duct
col/o colon
colon/o colon
dent/o teeth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gum
gloss/o tongue
glott/o glottis
hepat/o liver
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejnum
labi/o lips
leuk/o white
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lith/o stone, calculous
maxill/o maxilla
myx/o mucus
odent/o teeth
odont/o teeth
or/o mouth
orth/o straight
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
peritone/o peritoneum
pharamaceutic/o drug, medicine
pharyng/o pharynx
polyp/o small growth
proct/o rectum,anus
ptyal/o salvia
pylor/o pylorus
rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
steat/o fat
stomat/o mouth
tonsill/o tonsils
uvul/o uvula
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cele hernia; protusion
-ectomy excision, removal
-emesis vomitting
-iasis abnormal condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-listhesis slipping
-lith stone, calculus
-logist specialist in study of
-lysis seperation; destruction, loosening
-megaly enlargement
-ole small minute
-orexia appetite
-pathy disease
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plakia plaque
-prandial meal
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction twitching
-stomy forming an opening
-tomy incision
a-, an- without or absence
dia- through; across
dys- bad,painful, difficult
hyper- above, excessive
orth- straight
peri- around
post- after, behind
sub- under; below
abc aspiration biopsy cyology
aids acquired immune deficiency syndrome
alt alaine aminotransferase
ast aspartate aminotransferase
ba barium
bae,be barium enema
bm bowel movement
bmi body mass index
cah chronic active hepatitis
cf cystic fibrosis
ct computed tomography
egd esophagogastroduodenoscopy
eswl extracorporeal shock-wave lithotrispy
eud endoscopic ultrasonography
gb gallbladder
gbp gastric bypass
gbs gallbladder series
ger gastroesophageal reflux
gerd gastroesophageual reflux diease
gi gastrointestinal
hav hepatitis a virus
hbv hepatitis b virus
hci hydrochloric acid
hcv hepatitis c virus
hdv hepatitis d virus
hev hepatitis e virus
ibd irritable bowel diseasae
ibs irritable bowel syndrome
ivc intravenous cholangiogram(graphy)
les lower esophageal sphincter
lft liver function test
lpr larynogopharngeal refulx
mrcp magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatrography
ng nasogastric
ocg oral cholecystorgaphy
pud peptic ulcer diseasae
r/o rule out
rgb roux-en-y-gastric bypass
ugi upper gastrointestinal
ugis upper gastrointestional series
upp uvulopalapharynogoplasty
us ultrasound; ultrasonography
-plasty surgical repair