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Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Combining Forms Digestive System

or/o, stomat/o, stom/o mouth, mouthlike opening, oral cavity
pharyng/o pharynx [throat]
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
enter/o small intestine
col/o, colon/o colon, large intestine
hepat/o liver
cholecyst/o gallbladder
pancreat/o pancreas
an/o anus, ring
proct/o anus and rectum
rect/o rectum, straight
chol/e, chol/o bile, gall
intestin/o intestine
odonti, odont/o, dent/i, dent/o teeth
metabol/o change; transformation
orth/o straight
cheil/o lip/lips
xer/o dry
halit/o breath
gingiv/o gums
pyr/o fever, fire
hiat/o opening
pept/o digestion
aer/o air
hydra/o water
diverticul/o diverticulum, small sac or pouch
intussuscept/o take up or receive within
inguin/o groin
steat/o fat
cirrh/o yellow or orange
cholang/o, cholangi/o bile duct
duoden/o duodenum, first part of small intestine
emet/o vomit, to vomit
ven/o vein
palat/o palate, roof of mouth
ile/o ileum, third part of small intestine
choledoch/o common bile duct
lith/o stone
hemorrhoid/o hemorrhoid
Created by: ainnes



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