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abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremity
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
cheil/o lip
chol/e bile/gall
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholecyst/o gall bladder
choledoch/o bile duct
chrom/o colour
cyan/o blue
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestine
eti/o cause
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
labi/o lip
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lipid/o fat
maxill/o maxilla
morph/o form, shape, structure
myx/o mucus
or/o mouth
palat/o palate
path/o disease
pelv/i pelvis
pelv/o pelvis
pharyng/o pharynx
polyp/o small growth
proct/o anus, rectum
ptyal/o saliva
pylor/o pylorus
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
steat/o fat
therm/o heat
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
idi/o unknown, peculiar
inguin/o groin
jejun/o jejunum
tonsill/o tonsils
ventr/o belly, belly side
viscer/o internal organs
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-cele hernia, swelling
-cyte cell
-duction act of leading, bringing, conducting
-ectomy excision, removal
-emesis vomiting
-genesis forming, producing, origin
-gnosis knowing
-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iasis abnormal condition
-ic pertaining to
-ice noun ending
-ior pertaining to
-ism condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-listhesis slipping
-lith stone, calculus
-logist specialist in study of
-logy study of
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-ole small, minute
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-orexia appetite
-osis abnormal condition
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing, eating
-plakia plaque
-plasia formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-prandial meal
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stomy forming an opening
-tic pertaining to
-tomy incision
a-, an- without, not
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
dia- through, across
dys- bad, painful, difficult
hetero- different
homeo- same, alike
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- under, below, deficient
infra- below, under
orth- straight
peri- around
post- after, behind
sub- under, below
super- above, excessive, superior
trans- across, through
ultra- excess, beyond
ABC aspiration biopsy cytology
BaE, BE barium enema
BM bowel movement
BMI body mass index
Bx, bx biopsy
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ESWL extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
GBP gastric bypass
GBS gallbladder series
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
LFT liver function test
MRCP magnetic resonance cholangipancreatography
PUD peptic ulcer disease
R/O rule out
SPECT single photon emission computed tomography
Sx symptom
Tx treatment
UGIS upper gastrointestinal series
UPP uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
Created by: TinaG