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LOM chapters 5&6

Language of Medicine 7th edition ch. 5 & 6 word parts

word part/combining formmeaning
-ectasis; -ectasia stretching, dilation, dilitation
-emesis vomiting
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis prolapse, fall, sag
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage; -rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
-stasis to stop or control
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tresia opening
-ase enzyme
-chezia defication
-iasis abnormal condition
-orexia appetite
-prandial meal
amyl/o starch
an/o anus
append/o appendix
bil/i gall; bile
biliruben/o biliruben
bronch/o bronchials
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
celi/o belly
cervic/o neck
cheil/o lips
chlorhydr/o hydrochloric acid
chol/e gall, bile
cholangi/o bile ducts
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
cib/o cibum
cirrh/o yellow orange
col/o; colon/o colon; large intestine
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestines
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
eti/o cause
hem/o blood
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o; glyc/o sugar
herni/o hernia
ile/o ilium
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lips
lapar/o abdomen
lingu/o tongue
lith/o stone
men/o mestruation
odyn/o pain
or/o mouth
proct/o rectum and anus
pylor/o pyloric sphincter
sialaden/o salivary gland
steat/o fat
stomat/o stomach
Created by: shara