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Chapter 6

Ch 6 - Digestive System - Combining Forms, Suffixes

amyl/o starch
an/o anus
appendic/o appendix
bil/i bile; gall
bronch/o bronchus
celi/o belly, abdomen
cheil/o lip
cholangi/o bile vessel
cib/o meals
col/o colon; large intestine
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestines (usually small intestines)
esophag/o esophogus
eti/o causation, cause
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
hem/o blood
herni/o hernia
lapar/o abdominal wall, abdomen
labi/o lip
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat, lipid
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
mandibul/o lower jaw, mandible
men/o menses, menstruation
odont/o tooth
odyn/o painful
or/o mouth
peritone/o peritoneum
proct/o anus and rectum
prote/o protein
pylor/o pylorus, pyloric sphincter
rect/o rectum
sialaden/o salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
splen/o spleen
steat/o fat; lipid; sebum
stomat/o mouth
tonsill/o tonsil
-ase enzyme
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-chezia defecation; elimination of waste
-ectasia stretching; dilation; widening
-ectomy removal, excision, resection
-spasm sudden constriction of muscles
-emia blood condition
-genesis producing; forming
-graphy process of recording
-iasis abnormal condition
-lysis breakdown; separation; destruction; loosening
-megaly enlargement
-orexia appetite
-pathy disease; emotion
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating; swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-prandial meal
-ptosis droop; sag; prolapse; fall
-tresia opening
Created by: ggonzales