Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove Ads
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


BB6 - Gastrointestinal

abdomin/o abdomen
absorpt to suck in
an/o anus
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
bil/i gall, bile
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
celi/o belly, abdomen
chol/e gall, bile
chole/cyst/o gallbladder
cirrh orange-yellow
col/o colon
dent/i tooth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
faci/o face
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
gluc/o sugar
hepat/o liver
herni/o hernia
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
labi/o lip
lapar/o abdomen
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat, lipid
lith/o stone
mandibul/o mandible, lower jaw
odont/o tooth
or/o mouth
palat/o palate
pancreat/o pancreas
peritone/o peritoneum
pharyng/o pharynx, throat
proct/o anus and rectum
pylor/o pyloric sphincter
rect/o rectum
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
stomato/o mouth
uvul/o uvula
a- without
an- lack of
ana- up
casta- down
dia- through
dys- difficult
epi- above
hemi- half
hyper- excessive
hypo- deficient, below
mal- bad, poor
para- beside, alongside
peri- around
post- after
sub- below
-al pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-ectasis stretching, dilatation, widening
-ectasia stretching, dilatation, widening
-ectomy excision of
-emesis vomiting
-iasis abnormal condition
-ion process
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-ostomy creation of an artificial opening
-osis condition of
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis droop, sag, protrude
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage bursting forth (of blood)
-rrhagia bursting forth (of blood)
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-spasm sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis to stop, control
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-tomy incision
-tresia opening
-tripsy crushing of
-megaly enlargement of
-scopy visual examination of
-itis inflammation of
-cele hernia, protrusion
-scope instrument used for visual examination
Created by: MHC