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Gabriel Roots

Gastrointestinal System

-ABDOMINO(O)- abdomen
-AN(O)- anus
-CEC(O)- cecum (receives waste material from the small intestine)
-CELI(O)- abdomen
-CHOLANGI(O)- bile duct
-CHOL(E)- -CHOL(O)- bile
-CHOLECYST(O)- gallbladder
-CHOLEDOCH(O)- bile duct
-COL(O)- -COL(ON)- -COL(ONO)- colon
-DENT(O)- tooth
-DIPS(O)- thirst
-DUODEN(O)- duodenum (responsible for the breakdown of food in the small intestine, using enzymes)
-ENTER(O)- intestines
-ESOPHAG(O)- esophagus
-GASTR(O)- stomach
-GINGIV(O)- gums
-GLOSS(O) tongue
-HEPAT(O) liver
-ILE(O)- ileum (mainly absorbs vitamin B12 and bile salts and whatever products of digestion that were not absorbed by the jejunum)
-JEJUN(O)- jejunum (has a lining which is specialized in the absorption of carbohydrates and proteins)
-LAPAR(O)- flank
-LINGU(O)- tongue
-ODONT(O)- tooth
-OREX(I)- appetite
-OR(O)- mouth
-PANCREAT(O)- pancreas
-PEPS(O)- digestion
-PERITON(EO)- peritoneum (thin membrane that lines the abdominal and pelvic cavities, and covers most abdominal viscera)
-PHARYNG(O)- pharynx
-PROCT(O)- rectum
-PYLOR(O)- pylorus (The passage at the lower end of the stomach that opens into the duodenum)
-RECT(O)- rectum
-SIAL(O)- saliva (gland)
-SIGMOID(O)- sigmoid colon
-SPLEN(O)- spleen
-STOMAT(O)- mouth
Created by: kishmagabriel