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Gastrointestinal terminology

aliment/o nourish
an/o without, not
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
hepat/o liver
bucc/o cheek
cheil/o lip
celi/o abdomen
cec/o cecum
chol/e bile,gall
cholecyct/o gallbladder
choledoch/o bile duct
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholelith/o gall stone
cyst/o bladder
col/o colon
colon/o colon
decidu/o falling off, shedding
dent/o tooth
dent/i teeth,tooth
divert/i turning aside, bypass
esophag/o esophagus
enter/o small intestine
gloss/o tongue
gastr/o stomach
duoden/o duodenum
abdomin/o abdomen
splen/o spleen
bilirubin/o bilirubin
decidu/o shedding
gingiv/o gums
hem/o blood
hiat/o opening
hemat/o blood
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lip
lingu/o tongue
lith/o stone,calculus
or/o mouth
odont/o teeth
palat/o palate (roof of mouth)
proct/o anus,rectum,colon
pancreat/o pancreas
pharyng/o pharynx
peridont/o gums
peps/o digest, digestion
pyr/o fire, fever
pylor/o pylorus
rug/o wrinkle, fold
stomat/o mouth
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
uvul/o uvula (little grape)
vill/o tuft of hair
angi/o vessel
rect/o rectum
al- pertaining to
a-, an- not, without
dia- through, across
per- through
ultra- excess, beyond
dys- bad, painful, difficult
endo- in, within
peri- around
epi- above, upon
ante- before, in front of
hypo- under, below, deficient
leuko- white
inter- between
quadra- four
quadri- four
sub- below, under
syn- union, together, joined
-schisis a splitting, fissure, cleft
-graphy process of recording
-tomy incision
-osis abnormal condition of, increase
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-centesis surgical puncture
-ology study of
-al,-ic,-ar P2 (pertaining to)
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement, drooping, saging
-meter instrument for measuring
Created by: sumer61