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BIJDigestion

Digestion chapter

QuestionAnswer
esophagoscopy endoscopic visualization & examination of the esophagus
- somnia sleep
-poiesis formation
lip/o fat
leuk/o white
jejun/o jejunum
ileo/o ileum
hepat/o liver
cyan/o blue; bluish
cirrh/o yellow
sialolithiasis presence of stones in the salivary gland/duct
ulcerative colitis inflammation of the colon caused by ulcers (IBD)
abdominocentesis surgical puncture into abdominal/peritoneal cavity to remove excess fluid
polyposis, chronic presence of large number of ployps in the large intestine
peritonitis inflammation of the peritoneum
pancreatitis inflammation of the pancreas
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
gingivitis inflammation of the gums
gastroesophageal reflux disease reflux or moving backward of gastric contents into the esophagus (GERD)
gastroenteritis inflammation of the stomach and intestinal tract
- version to turn
cholangiogram x-ray of the bile ducts
cholangiography x-ray examination of the bile ducts
cholecystogram x-ray of the gallbladder
cholecystography x-ray examination of the gallbladder
colonoscopy endoscopic visualization and examination of the large intestine from the anus to the ileocecal junction
laparoscopy endoscopic visualization & exam of abdominal & pelvic cavaties
- phoresis carrying; transmission
- pepsia digestion
- malacia softening
- emia blood condition
append/o appendix
- ous pertaining to
- cytosis condition of cells
- oid like, resembling
- (o)logy study of
- oma tumor
- emesis vomiting
colon/o colon
- ia abnormal condition
- dynia pain
- phonia voice; sound
- pnea breathing
pharyng/o pharynx
polyp/o polyp
proct/o rectum
rect/o rectum
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
lingu/o tongue
Created by: jbishop2006