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Medical Terminology

Unit 6 - Medical Dictionary Exercises

-cele hernia, protrusion
-centesis surgical puncture to remove (aspirate) fluid
-cholangi/o bile, duct
chol/e bile, gall
choledoch/o common bile duct
col/o colon, large intestine
colon/o colon, large intestine
enter/o intestine, usually small
esophagi/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
-graphy process of recording
hepat/o liver
-iasis abnormal condition; disease produced by something specified
ile/o ileum - (third portion of small intestine, between the jejunum and cecum)
-itis inflammation
labi/o lip
lingo/o tongue
lithiasis stones, presence, condition or formation
-megaly large, enlargement
pathy disease, emotion
phagia eating, swallowing
plasty plastic or surgical repair
proct/o anus and rectum
rect/o rectum
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhagia bursting forth, ( of blood)
-rrhaphy suture
-scope instrument for visual exam
sial/o (sialadeno) saliva
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
stenosis constriction, narrowing
stomat/o mouth
-stomy new opening - to for a mouth
Created by: jaicasha