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chapter 6

TermDefinition
Ectasis Dilation, Widening
Emesis Vomiting
Pepsia Digestion
Phagia Eating, Swallowing
Plasty Surgical repair
Ptysis Spitting
Rrhage Bursting fourth (of blood)
Rrhagia Bursting fourth (of blood)
Rrhaphy Suture
Rrea Flow or discharge
Spasm Involuntary contraction of muscles
Statis Stopping, controlling
Stenosis Narrowing,tightening
Tresia Opening
Bucc/o Cheek
Cec/o Cecum
Celi/o Belly, abdomin
Cheil/o Lip
Chol/e Bile,gall
Cholangi/o Bile vessel
Choledoch/o Common bile duct
Col/o Colon
Colon/o Colon
Denti Tooth
Duoden/o Duodenum
Enter/o Interstines
Esophag/o throat
Gastr/o Stomach
Gingiv/o Gum
Gloss Tongue
Gluc/o Sugar
Glyc/o Sugar
Hepat/o Liver
Herni/o Hernia
ile/o Ileum
Jejen/o Jejunum
Lingu/o Tongue
Lip/o Fat, lipid
Lith/o Stone
Odont/o Tooth
Or/o On who
Pancreat/o pancreas
Proct/o Anus or Rectum
Pylor/o Pylorus
Rect/o Rectum
Splen/o Spleen
Steat/o Fat,Sebum
Stomat/o Mouth
Amylase and Lipase Test Tests for the level of amylace and lipase enzyme in food
Liver function test Tests for the presence of enzymes and bilirubin in blood
Stool Culture Tests for microorganisms in feces
Stool guaiac test for hemoccuh test test to dected occuh bool in feces
Contrast medium Substances a x-ray cannot penetrate
Lower gastrointestinal series X-ray images of the colon and rectum
Upper gastrointestinal series X-ray images of the esophagus, stomach, and small intestines
Cholangiography X-ray examination of the biliary system
Computed tomography A series of X-ray images are taken in multiple views
Abdominal Ultrasound Sound waves beamed into the abdomen
Edoscopic ultrasonography Use of endoscope combined with ultrasound
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) magnetic waves produced images of organs
Gastic Bypass/Bariatic surgery Reducing the size of the stomach
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (colonoscopy) Visual examination of the gastrointestinal tract
Laparoscopy Visual examination of the abdomen with a laparoscope
Liver Biopsy Removal of liver tissue
Nasogastric Intubation Insertion of a tube through the stomach
Parcentesis (abdominocentesis) Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the abdomen.
Created by: joesliney