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Med Term ASA Unit 7

-ase enzyme
amyl/o starch
an/o anus
bar/o obese
-cele herniation
-centesis surgical puncture(remove fluid)
cheil/o lips
cholangi/o bile ducts
cholecyst/o gallbladder
col/o large intestine
-clysis irrigation or washing
diverticul/o small pockets in the colon wall
duoden/o duodenum
-ectasia dilation or stretching
enter/o intestine(mostly small intestine)
epi- upon
esophag/o esophagus
fec/o feces, solid waste
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
-graphy process of making a picture
hepat/o liver
-iatric, -trician pertaining to a specialist
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jeiunum
lingu/o tongue
-lysis destriction
myc/o fungus
pancreat/o pancreas
para- around or near
-pexy fixation of a prolapsed organ
-plegia paralysis
proct/o anus & rectum
-ptosis prolapsed organ
rect/o rectum
-rrhagia hemorrhage
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
-scope looking instrument
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
splen/o spleen
stomat/o mouth
amylase enzyme that breakes down starch
appendicitis inflammation of the appendics
bariatrics speciality that treats obesity
cheiloplasty surgical repair of the lips
cheilostomatoplasty repair of the lips & mouth
cholangiopancreatography process of taking x-ray of the biliary & pancreatic ducts. using contrast media.
cholecystograph(cholecystogram) x-ray picture of the gallbladder
colic pertaining to the colon
colocentesis surgical puncture of the colon to remove fluid
coloclysis irrigation of the colon
cocopexy surgical fixation of the colon
coloptosis prolapsed colon
colorectal pertaining to the colon & rectum
colostomy making a new opening (stoma) in the colon
diverticulitus inflammation of the diverticula of the intestine
digestion breakdown of food
defecation expelling feces
diverticulosis condition of having diverticula
disentery inflammation of the intestine, pain diarrhea
enterectasia stretching of the intestine
enteritis inflammation of the intestine
enterocentesis surgical puncture of the intestine to remove fluid
enteroclysis irrigation of the intestine
enteroptosis prolapse of the intestine
enterorrhagia hemorrhage of the intestine
enteroscope instrument for examining the intestine
epigastric upon the stomach
feces stool, solid waste (fecal)
gastrectesia dilatation of the stomach
gastric pertaining to the stomach
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastroclysis irrigation of the stomach
gastroenteric pertaining to the stomach & intestine
gastroenterology the study of the diseases of the stomach & intestine
gastroenteroptosis prolapse of stomach & intestine
gastrorrhagia hemorrhage of the stomach
gingival pertaining to the gums
gingivalgia gum pain
gingivectomy excision of the gums
gingivoglossitis inflammation of the gums & tongue
glossal pertaining to the tongue
glossalgia tongue pain
glossoptosis prolapse of the tongue
glossoscopy examination of the tongue with a scope
hepatectomy excision of the liver
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
hepatocele herniation of the liver
hepatolith liver stone
hepatopathy any disease of the liver
hepatorrhagia hemorrhage of the liver
hepatorrhaphy suture of the liver
hepatoscope instrument for examining the liver
hypoglossal pertaining to below the tongue(sublingual) SL
ileocecal between the ileum & the cecum
linguogingival pertaining to the gums & tongue
obesity quality of being overweight
occult hidden
pancreatectomy excision of the pancreas
pancreatic pertaining to the pancreas
pancreatopathy any disease of the pancreas
proctoclysis irrigation of the rectum & anus
proctologist physician specialist in diseases of the anus & rectum
proctopexy fixation of a prolapsed anus & rectum
proctorrhaphy suture of the anus & rectum
proctoscope instrument for examining the anus & rectum
proctoscopy process of using a proctoscope
rectoclysis irrigation of the rectum
rectorrhapy suturing of the rectum
rectoscope instrument used to examine the rectum
sigmoidoscope instrument for examining the sigmoid & large colon
splenectomy excision of the spleen
splenomegaly enlarged spleen
splenopathy any disease of the spleen
splenopexy fixation of a prolapsed spleen
splenorrhagia hemorrhage of the spleen
splenorrhaphy suturing of the spleen
stomatitis inflammation of the mouth
stomatomycosis fungal condition of the mouth
stomatopathy any disease of the mouth
stomatoplasty surgical repair of the mouth
stomatorrhagia hemorrhage of the mouth
stomatoscope instrument to examine the mouth
stomatoscopy the process of using a stomatoscope
The suffix meaning paralysis is: -plegia
The suffix meaning stretching or dilation is: -ectasia
The correct spelling of the combining form for spleen is: Spleno
Obesity is a quality of being Overweight
What is the meaning of epigastric? Upon the stomach
The adjectival form for esophagus is: Esophageal
The ascending, descending, transverse and sigmoid are all parts of the: Colon
The suffix for irrigation or washing is: -clysis
What is cirrhosis? Dysfunctional liver disease often caused by chronic alcoholism or hepatitis
What is the duodenum? The first part of the small intestine
Stenosis means Narrowing
Define the term atresia A condition in which a tubelike structure is closed
What is the combining form that refers to the lips? Cheilo
Define the term mastication The chewing of food
Give the medical term for inflammation of the tongue Glossitis
Give the synonym for sublingual Subglossan, Hypoglossal
Give the medical term for excision of the gums Gingivectomy
Helicobacter pylori (HP) has been reported to be the most common cause of ___________(pl) Ulcers, gastritis
Give the medical term for the specialty that studies diseases of the stomach and intestines Gastroenterology
Give the medical term for intestinal hernia Enterocele
Give the medical term for making a new opening in the colon Colostomy
Give the medical term for irrigation or washing of the rectum Rectoclysis
Give the medical term for the instrument used to examine the sigmoid colon Sigmoidoscope
Give the medical term for pertaining to the rectum and the urethra Rectourethral
Give the medical term for suturing of the rectum and anus Proctorraphy
Give the medical term for distruction of pancreatic tissue pancreatolysis
Give the medical term for stone in the liver Hepatolith
Give the medical term for enlargement of the spleen Splenomegaly
Give the medical term for process of making an x-ray of the biliary and pancreatic ducts Cholangiopancreatography
Give the medical term for congenital heart disease, Mitral valve Stenosis
Give the medical term for bleeding of the mouth Stomatorrhagia
Give the medical term for solid waste material Feces
Give the medical term for inflammation of diverticula Diverticulitis
Give the medical term for dry or infrequent bowel movement Constipation
Give the medical term for making a surgical opening btw. the esophagus and duodenum Esophagoduodenostomy
Define the medical term stomatomycosis Fungal condition of the mouth
Define the medical term glossoplegia Paralysis of the tongue
Define the medical term dysentery Diarrhea, pain, discomfort of the intestine
Define the medical term bariatrics Specialty that studies and treats obesity
Define the medical term paraesophageal Around around or surrounding the esophagus
Define the medical term splenoptosis Prolapse of the spleen
Define the medical term diverticulitis Inflammation of the diverticula of the intestine
Define the medical term occult Hidden
Define the medical term appendectomy Excision of the appendix
Give the correct medical abbreviation for hepatitis B vaccine Hep B or HBV
Give the correct medical abbreviation for nothing by mouth NPO, npo
Give the correct medical abbreviation for esophagogastroduedenoscopy EGD
Give the correct medical abbreviation for gastroespohageal reflux disease GERD
Give the correct medical abbreviation for endopscopic retrograde ERCP
Give the correct medical abbreviation for gastrointestinal GI
Give the correct medical abbreviation for bowel movement BM
Give the correct medical abbreviation for by mouth (per os) PO
Give the correct medical abbreviation for nasogastric (tube: NGT) NG
Give the correct medical abbreviation for gallgladder GB
Give the correct medical abbreviation for barium enema BE
Created by: Paul Mayuiers
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