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Chapter 6


abdomin/o and celi/o combining forms for abdomen
aliment/o combining form for nourishment
an/o combining form for anus
bucc/o combining form for cheek
cec/o combining form for cecum
cheil/o and labi/o combining forms for lips
chol/e means bile or gall
col/o combining form for colon
cyst/o means cyst, sac of fluid, or urinary bladder
decidu/o combining form for shedding
dent/o, dent/i, and odont/o refer to teeth
enter/o small intestine
gastr/o combining form for stomach
gingiv/o means gums
gloss/o and lingu/o combining forms for tongu
gnath/o combining form for jaw
hepat/o combining form for liver
lapar/o the combining form for abdomen and flank
palat/o means palate.
pancreat/o is the combining form for pancreas
pharyng/o combining form for pharynx
proct/o refers to the anus and rectum collectively
pylor/o means gatekeeper and refers to the narrow passage between the stomach and duodenum
rect/o means rectum
sialaden/o and sial/o combining forms for salivary glands
-stalsis means contraction
Incisor front tooth used for cutting; an incision is a cut;
Canine long, pointed bonelike tooth located between the incisors and premolars; also called fang and cuspid (cusp means having a tapering projection; cuspid means having one point); abbreviated C.
Premolar cheek tooth found between the canine teeth and molars; also called bicuspids because they have two points; abbreviated P.
Molar most caudally located permanent cheek tooth used for grinding; molar comes from the Latin term to grind; abbreviated M.
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