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ch.8 table 8-5

medical assisting combining forms and suffixes

abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
aliment/o nourishment, food
amyl/o starch
an/o anus
append/o, appendic/o appendix
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum ( first segment of the large intestine)
cheil/o lip(s)
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choled/o common bile duct
col/o, colon/o (large) intestine, colon
dent/i, dent/o, odont/o tooth (teeth)
duoden/o duodenum (first section of the small intestine)
enter/o (small) intestine
epiglott/o epligottis
esophag/o esophagus (food tube)
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o, lingu/o tongue
hepat/o liver
ile/o lleum ( last section of the small intestine)
intestin/o intestine
jejun/o jejunum ( last section of the small intestine)
lith/o stone, calculus
or/o, stomat/o mouth
pancreat/o pancreas
periton/o peritoneum
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
proct/o, rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
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Created by: mariaparra
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