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abdomin/o abdomin
acid/o acid
acr/o extremities
aer/o air
an/o anus
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
bil/i bile, gall
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
cheil/o lip
chol/o bile, gall
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o bile duct
chrom/o colour
col/o colon
colon/o colon
dent/o teeth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestine (usually small)
esophag/o esophagus
eti/o cause
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
glott/o glottis
hepat/o liver
hist/o tissue
idi/o unknown, perculiar
ile/o ileum
inguin/o groin
labi/o lip
leuk/o white
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lipid/o fat
lith/o stone, calculus
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw)
morph/o shape, form
myx/o mucus
odent/o teeth
odont/o teeth
or/o mouth
orth/o straight
palat/o palate (rood of the mouth)
pancreat/o pancreas
path/o disease
pelv/o pelvis
pelv/i pelvis
perotone/o peritoneum
pharmaceutic/o drug, medicine
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
polyp/o small growth
proct/o anus, rectum
proxim/o near, nearest
ptyal/o saliva
therm/o heat
pylor/o pylorus
rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
steat/o fat
stomat/o mouth
cyan/o blue
jejun/o jejunum
tonsil/o tonsils
uvul/o uvula
vertr/o belly, belly side
viscer/o internal organs
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-cele swelling, hernia
-ectomy excision, removal
-emisis vomiting
-genesis forming, producing. origin
-gnosis knowing
-gram recording, 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
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis seperation, loosening, destruction
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-ole small, minute
-orexia appetite
-osis abnormal condition, increase
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing, eating
-plakia plaque
-plasty surgical repair
-prandial meal
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-scope instrument fr examining
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-tic pertaining to
-tomy incision
a-, an- not, without
ab- from, away from
ad- toward
dia- through, across
dys- bad, painful, difficult
hetero- different
homeo- same
hyper- above normal, accessive
hypo- below normal, deficient
infra- below, under
orth- straight
peri- around
post- after, behind
sub- under, below
super- above, excessive, superior
trans- across, through
ultra- excess, beyond
AST aspartate aminotransferase
ABC aspiration biopsy cytology
AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome
ALT alianine aminotrasferase
Ba barium
BaE,BE barium enema
BM bowel movement
BMI body mass index
Bx,bx biopsy
CAH chronic active hepatitis
CF cystic fibrosis
CT computed tomography
Dx diagnosis
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ESWL extracorporeal shock-wave lithotripsy
EUS endoscopic ultrasonography
GB gallbladder
GBP gastric bypass
GBS gallbadder series
GER gastroesophageal reflux
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
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
I & D incision & drainage
IBD irritable bowel disease
IBS irritable bowel syndrome
IVC intravenous cholangiogram(graphy)
LES lower esophageal sphincter
LFT liver function tests
LPR laryngopharyngeal reflux
MRCP magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography
NG nasogastric
OOG oral cholecysography
PET positron emission tomography
PUD peptic ulcer disease
R/O rule out
SPECT single photon emission computed tomography
Sx symptom
Tx treatment
UGI upper gastrointestinal
UGIS upper gastrointestinal series
UPP uvulopalatopharyngoplasty
US ultrasound
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