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Stack #32638

Mod C Unit 3 Words Thompson Institute hbg

chol/e bile
cholecyst/o gallbladder
col/o colon
-emesis to vomit
enter/o intestines
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o sugar
hepat/o liver
-iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflammation
lith/o stone
-lysis destruction, breakdown
-ostomy outlet
-pepsia state of digestion
-phagia to eat
proct/o anus, rectum
-rrhagia hemorrhage
-rrhapy suturing
stomat/o mouth
anorexia loss of appetite
dyspepsia indigestion
dysphagia difficult swallowing
cholelithiasis presence of gallstones
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
colostomy surgical opening which feces will be expelled
chyme partially digested food & secretions in the stomach
defecation evacuation of bowels
deglutition swallowing
digestion process of food broken down
emulsify to disperse a liquid into another liquid
enzyme a protein that causes a chemical reaction
gastrointestional tract area from the mouth to the anus
icterus yellow discoloration of the skin
mastication chewing
peristalsis wave-like contractions that pushes food through the digestive tract
rugae large folds in the mucous membranes of a given organ
sphincter ring-like muscle that tightly constricts the opening of a passageway
cirrhosis disease of the liver
a.c. before meals
GERD gastroesophageal reflux disease
GI gastrointestinal
LFT's liver function tests
NPO nothing by mouth
p.c. after meals
Created by: shady123