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OTHA 1301 5d

HCC OT Medical Terminology Lesson 5 Medical Terms

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biliary (bili ary) pertaining to the bile or pertaining collectively to the bile, bile ducts and gallbladder
biliary canal a tube (duct) through which the bile passes
biliary tract the region that secretes and transmits bile
biliousness (bili ous ness) a discomfort characterized by constipation, headache, and indigestion, attributed to an excess production of bile
antigen a substance that suppresses or opposes the coagulation of the blood
antibody (anti body) a physical substance either in the body or produced by the action of an antigen which will prevent, relieve, or destroy the effects of infections or poisonous substances in the blood or tissues
antacid (ant acid) a substance that counteracts or neutralizes acidity
cecum (cec um) a large pouch at the beginning of the large intestine with only one opening
cecotomy (cec otomy) cut into the pouch of the intestine
antimetic (anti met ic) preventing or relieving nausea and vomiting
anticoagulant (anti coagulant) a substance that suppresses or opposes the coagulation of the blood
cecectomy (cec ectomy) partically cut out
cecostomy (cec ostomy) provide with a mouth or artificial opening
cecopexy (cec o pexy) surgically fixed to the abdominal wall
cecoptosis (cec o ptosis) falling downward of displacement
cecitis (cec itis) inflammation of the cecum
cecorrhexis (cec o rrhexis) rupturing of the cecum
cecocele (cec o cele) hernia of the cecum
cecal (cec al) pertaining to the cecum
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