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Unit 4

Digestive System

Gastr/o- Stomach
Enter/o- Intestines
Stomat/o- Mouth
Gingiv/o- Gums
Col/o Colon
Gloss/o Tongue
Gingiv/o Gums
-itis Inflammtaion
-logy The study of
-pathy Disease of
-ar, -ic, -al, -us, -ac Pertaining to
-scope Instrument used to look
-logist Specialist
Cardo/o Heart
Abdomin/o Abdomen
Amyl/o Starch
Bar/o Weight
Bil/i Bile
Carb/o Carbon
Chol/e Gall, Bile
Cholecyst/o Gallbladder
Cyst/o Bladder, Sac
Duoden/o Duodenum
Esophag/o Esophagus
Esthesi/o Sensation
Hepat/o Liver
Lip/o Fat
Lith/o Stone, Calculus
Obes/o Obesity
Pancreat/o Pancreas
Peps/o Digestion
Phag/o Eat, Swallow
Phor/o Bear, Carry
Proct/o Anus and Rectum
Rect/o Rectum
Sigmoid/o Sigmoid Colon
Splen/o Spleen
Trich/o Hair
Dys- Difficult, Painful, Bad, Abnormal
Eu- Easy, Good
Mal- Bad, Poor
Sub- Below
Hypo- Below
Brady- Slow
-ase Enzyme
-cele Hernia
-centesis Surgical Puncture
-ectomy Excise
-genic Forming
-iasis Condition, usually infestation
-meter Instrument
-metry Process, Measuring
-ostomy Make a new opening
-pepsia Digestion
-phagia Eat, Swallow
-plegia Paralysis
-rrhagia Hemorrhage
-rrhaphy Suture
-rrhea Flow, Discharge
-rrhexis Rupture
-scope Instrument used to look
-gram Picture
-scopy Process of looking using a scope
-tomy Cut into
-tripsy Surgical crushing
-iatrics Medical practice
-ity Quality
Tachy- Fast
-megaly Enlarged
-algia Pain
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