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BB6 - Gastrointestinal

abdomin/o abdomen
absorpt to suck in
an/o anus
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
bil/i gall, bile
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
celi/o belly, abdomen
chol/e gall, bile
chole/cyst/o gallbladder
cirrh orange-yellow
col/o colon
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
faci/o face
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o sugar
hepat/o liver
herni/o hernia
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lip
lapar/o abdomen
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat, lipid
lith/o stone
mandibul/o mandible, lower jaw
odont/o tooth
or/o mouth
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
peritone/o peritoneum
pharyng/o pharynx, throat
proct/o anus and rectum
pylor/o pyloric sphincter
rect/o rectum
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
stomato/o mouth
uvul/o uvula
a- without
an- lack of
ana- up
casta- down
dia- through
dys- difficult
epi- above
hemi- half
hyper- excessive
hypo- deficient, below
mal- bad, poor
para- beside, alongside
peri- around
post- after
sub- below
-al pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectasis stretching, dilatation, widening
-ectasia stretching, dilatation, widening
-ectomy excision of
-emesis vomiting
-iasis abnormal condition
-ion process
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-ostomy creation of an artificial opening
-osis condition of
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis droop, sag, protrude
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage bursting forth (of blood)
-rrhagia bursting forth (of blood)
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis to stop, control
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tomy incision
-tresia opening
-tripsy crushing of
-megaly enlargement of
-scopy visual examination of
-itis inflammation of
-cele hernia, protrusion
-scope instrument used for visual examination
Created by: MHC