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Orange Module

Orange Module Terminology

acid/o acid
aer/o air
an/o anus
append/o appendic/o appendix
bil/I chol/e bile, gall
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
cheil/o labi/o lip
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o bile duct
col/o colon/o colon
dent/o odont/o odent/o teeth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gum (s)
gloss/o lingu/o tongue
glott/o glottis
hepat/o liver
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
lip/o lipid/o steat/o fat
lith/o stone, calculus
maxill/o maxilla
myx/o mucus
or/o stomat/o mouth
orth/o straight
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
peritone/o peritoneum
pharmaceutic/o drug, medicine
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
polyp/o small growth
proct/o anus, rectum
ptyal/o saliva
pylor/o pylorus
rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
tonsill/o tonsils
uvul/o uvula
-al -ical -ary -ic pertaining to
-algia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectomy excision, removal
-emesis vomit
-iasis abnormal condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-lith stone, calculus
-logist specialist in the study of
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-megaly enlargement
-ole small, minute
-orexia appetite
-pathy disease
-pepsia digestion
-phagia swallowing, eating
-plasty surgical repair
-prandial meal
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stomy forming an opening (mouth)
-tomy incision
a-, an- without, not
dia- through, across
dys- bad, painful, difficult
hyper- excessive, above normal
orth- straight
peri- around
post- after, behind
sub- under, below
leuk/o white
-listhesis slipping
-plakia plaque
Created by: Barbara Ross