Med Terms Ch. 7

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Med Terms Ch. 7
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2012-02-05 21:40:24
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Digestive system
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  1. amphi-
    ampho-
    • both, on both sides
    • example: amphibious, amphophile
  2. inter-
    • between, among
    • example: intercrural
  3. circum-
    • around
    • example: circumlental
  4. intra-
    intro-
    • within
    • example: intracystic, introgastric
  5. extra-
    extro-
    • outside, beyond
    • example: extra-articular, extroversion
  6. infra-
    • below
    • example: infrascapular
  7. dis-
    • apart
    • example: dissect
  8. stomat-
    stom-
    • mouth
    • example: stomatorrhagia, xerostomia
  9. or-
    • mouth
    • example: oronasal
  10. cheil-
    chil-
    • lip
    • example: cheilitis, chilitis
  11. labi-
    • lip
    • example: labiomycosis
  12. gloss-
    • tongue
    • example: glossocele
  13. lingu-
    • tongue
    • example: buccolingual
  14. esophag-
    • esophagus
    • example: esophagismus
  15. gastr-
    • stomach
    • example: gastradenitis
  16. pylor-
    • pylorus
    • example: pyloric
  17. hepat-
    • liver
    • example: hepatic
  18. pancreat-
    • pancreas
    • example: pancreatography
  19. chol(e)-
    chol-
    • bile
    • example: cholemia, cholelith
  20. cyst-
    • bladder, sac
    • example: cholecystectasia
  21. cholecyst-
    • gallbladder
    • example: cholecystectasia
  22. doch-
    • duct
    • example: choledochorrhapy
  23. choledoch-
    • (common) bile duct
    • example: choledocholithiasis
  24. enter-
    • small intestine
    • example: enterelcosis
  25. duoden-
    • duodenum
    • example: duodenoscopy
  26. jejun-
    • jejunum
    • example: jejunoileostomy
  27. ile-
    • ileum
    • example: ileocecal
  28. col-
    colon-
    • colon, large intestine
    • example: colenteritis, colonscopy
  29. append-
    appendic-
    • appendix
    • example: appendalgia, appendicitis
  30. cec-
    • cecum
    • example: cecoptosis
  31. typhl-
    • cecum
    • example: typhlostenosis
  32. sigmoid
    • sigmoid flexure
    • example: sigmoidopexy
  33. rect-
    • rectum
    • example: rectocele
  34. proct-
    • rectum and anus
    • example: proctoscopy
  35. an-
    • anus
    • example: anorectal
  36. abdomin-
    • abdomen
    • example: abdominocentesis
  37. celi-
    • abdominal cavity
    • example: celiorrhaphy
  38. lapar-
    • abdominal wall
    • example: laparonephrectomy
  39. peritone-
    periton-
    • peritoneum
    • example: peritoneoclysis, peritonitis
  40. oment-
    • omentum
    • example: omentopexy
  41. splanchn-
    • abdominal organs
    • example: splanchnoptosis
  42. viscer-
    • abdominal organs
    • example: visceromegaly
  43. copr-
    • feces
    • example: copremesis
  44. fec-
    fecal-
    • feces
    • example: defecate, fecaluria
  45. -emesis
    • vomiting
    • example: hyperemesis
  46. -emphraxis
    • obstruction
    • example: pancreatemphraxis
  47. -iasis
    • presence of, infestation
    • example: nephrolithiasis
  48. -pepsia
    • digestion
    • example: eupepsia
  49. -stalsis
    -stole
    • contraction
    • example: bradystalsis
  50. -stomy
    • creation of a (new) opening
    • example: colostomy

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