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Medical Terminology

Digestive System

Gastr/o Stomach
-ar, -ic, -al, -us, -ac Pertaining to
Cardi/o Heart
Pulman/o Lungs
Musul/o Muscle
Skele/o Skeleton
-itis Inflammation
-logy Study of
-pathy Disease of
-scope Instrument used to look
-scopy Process of looking
Stomat/o Mouth
Gloss/o, Lingo/o Tounge
Esophag/o Esophagus
Enter/o Intestines
Gingiv/o Gums
Sub Under
Dys difficult or painful
Hepat/o Liver
Pancreat/o Pancreas
-duoden/ Duodenum
-jejun/o Jejunum
-ileo ileum
Sigmoid/o Sigmoid Colon
Colon/o Colon
Prot/o Rectum & Anus
Rect/o Rectum
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rraphy suture, stitch
-rrhagia hemorrhage, bleed
-plasty surgical repair
-ectomy cut out, remove, excise
-tomy cut into, incision
-logist specialist
-pepsia digestion
megal/o, -megaly enlarged
Created by: kavlaxb