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Digestive Root Words

Medical Terminology

col/o, colon/o colon, large intestine
gastr/o stomach
or/o, stoma/o mouth
esophag/o esophagus
duoden/o duodenum
ile/o ileum
an/o anus
bil/i, chol/e bile
hepat/o liver
jejun/o jejunum
pancreat/o pancreas
proct/o, rect/o rectum
lip/p fat
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
enter/o small intestine
cyt/o cell
gluc/o, glyc/o sugar
peritone/o peritoneum
pharyng/o pharynx
lith/o stone
lapar/o abdominal wall
cholecyst/o gallbladder