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Medical Terminology


Root Terms & MeaningMedical Terms & Meaning
Chole (bile, gall bladder) Cholecystectomy (gall bladder excision)
Colon (large intestines) Colitis (large intestine inflammation)
Emesis (vomiting) Emetic (produces vomit)
Entero (intestine) Enteritis (intestinal inflammation)
Gastro (stomach) Gastritis (stomach inflammation)
Glosso (tongue) Glossopathy (tongue disease)
Hepat (liver) Hepatitis (liver inflammation)
ile (ileum) ileitis (ileum inflammation)
Laparo (abdomen) Laparotomy (abdomen incision)
Myxo (mucus) Myxoma (mucus tumor)
Procto (anus, rectum) Proctology (Study of diseases of the colon, rectum and anus)
Stoma (opening mouth) Stomatitis (mouth inflammation)
Viscero (body organs) Visceromegaly (enlarged abdominal organs)
Pyloro (Pylorus, gatekeeper) Pylorostenosis (pyloric narrowing)
Created by: manujamz