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* chapter 6

medical terminology

-ectasis stretching, dilation, dialation, widening
-ectasia stretching, dilation, dialation, widening
-emisis vomiting
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, protruding
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage bursting forth of blod
-rrhagia bursting forth of blood
-rrhaphy stuture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis to stop, control
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tresia opening
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
celi/o belly, abdomen
cheil/o lip
chol/e gall, bile
cholangi/o bile vessels
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledock/o common bile duct
col/o colon
colon/o colon
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
hepat/o liver
herni/o hernia
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lip
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lith/o stone
odont/o tooth
or/o mouth
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
proct/o anus and colon
pylor/o pyloric sphincter
rect/o rectum
sialaden/o salivary glands, saliva
splen/o spleen
steat/o fat
stomat/o opening to form a mouth
Created by: catmot567