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Terminology Lesson 2

Medical Terminology Lesson 2 - Integumentary and Digestive

TermDefinitionWord Association
cutis (cue + tis) skin cutis, skin, cute-looking, cutis
cutitis skin inflammation
dent teeth dent, teeth, indent, dent
dentiform toothlike
derma (dur + muh) skin derma, skin, hide, deer, deer ma, derma
dermatology skin, study of
hapsia (hap + see + uh) touch hapsia, touch, feels good, happy, hapsia
parapsia touch disorder
odont (oh + don + t) teeth odont, teeth, lie, Don't lie!, Oh don't!, odont
odontoprisis teeth grinding
onco (on + caw) tumor onco, tumor, cellular, genetic, relation, uncle, onco
oncology tumors, study of
Oma tumor
melana black
onychia (oh + nick + ee + uh) nail beds onychia, nail beds, flower bed, flower, orchid, onychia
onychitis nail bed, inflammation
pedicular (puh + dick + you + ler) lice pedicular, lice, strange, bug, odd, peculiar, pedicular
pediculosis lice, condition of
prurigo (pru + rig + oh) itching prurigo, itching, buggy, bug, beetle, pro beetle, pro Ringo, prurigo
pruritis itching inflammation
psora (sore + uh) itch psora, itch, sore, psora
psoriasis itch, condition of
sarco (s + ark + oh) flesh sarco, flesh, The plumber's flesh was flushed, sarcasm, sarco
sarcolysis flesh decomposing
sclero (s + clear +oh) hard sclero, hard, decided, clear, clear + o, sclero
sclerogenous hardening tissue
squama (skwah + ma) scaly squama, scaly, fish, worm, squirm, squirm + a, squama
squamous scalelike
tricho (trick + oh) hair tricho, hair, wig, fake, trick, tricho
trichoid hairlike
chole (coal + lee) bil, gallbladder chole, bile, bi, co, cola, chole
cholecystectomy gallbladder excision
colon (coal + on) large intestine colon, large intestine, body part, body of people, colony, colon
colitis large intestine inflammation
emesis (emmy + sis) vomiting emesis, vomiting, throw up, emit, emission, emesis
emetic produces vomit
entero (en + tear + oh) intestine entero, intestine, inside, enter, entero
enteritis intestinal inflammation
gastro (gas + tr + oh) stomach gastro, stomach, stomachache, gas, gastro
gastritis stomach inflammation
glosso (gloss + oh) tongue glosso, tongue, silver-tongued, glossy, glosso
glossopathy tongue disease
Anorexia by starvation and subsequent vitamin deficiencies
Bulimia by a gorging on food followed by self-induced vomiting
hepat (he + pat) liver hepat, liver, dinner, yucky, he spits, he spat, hepat
hepatitis liver inflammation
ile (ill + lee ) ileum ile, ileum, helium, elevation, hill, hilly, ile)
ileitis ileum inflammation
Ileum the last of the three sections of the small intestines
Duodenum twelve fingers wide, referring to its length
Jejunum fasting intestine because this portion was always found empty during an autopsy
laparo (lap + uh + row ) abdomen laparo, abdomen, lower abdomen, lap, laparo
laparotomy abdomen incision
Bowels refers to the digestive tract below the stomach, which consists of the large and small intestines, rectum, and anus
myxo (mix + oh) mucus myxo, mucus, gooey, mixed in, mix, myxo
myxoma mucus tumor
procto (prock + toe) anus, rectum procto, anus, onus, charge, head, supervisor, proctor, procto
proctology study of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus
pyloro (pie + lore + oh) pylorus, gatekeeper pyloro, gatekeeper, gateway, pillar, pylon, pyloro
pylorostenosis pyloric narrowing
stoma (stow + muh) opening, mouth stoma, mouth, rant, storm, stoma
stomatitis mouth inflammation
viscero (v + is + ur + oh) body organs viscero, body, organs, organmusic, verse, viscero
visceromegaly enlarged abdominal organs
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