Ch8_Medical_Terminology_PART1_Digestive_System_Word_Parts

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Medical Terminology Health Professionals 6E JCCC AAC130 Digestive Word Parts
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Ch8 Medical Terminology - PART 1 - Digestive System - Word Parts
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  1. Or/o or Stomat/o
    Combining forms meaning mouth
  2. Nas/o
    Combining form meaning nose
  3. Pharygn/o
    Combining form meaning pharynx
  4. Esophag/o
    Combining form meaning esophagus
  5. Gastr/o
    Combining form meaning stomach
  6. Enter/o
    Combining form meaning small intestine
  7. Col/o or Colon/o
    Combining form meaning large intestine
  8. An/o
    Combining forms meaning anus
  9. Proct/o
    Combining form meaning anus & rectum
  10. Rect/o
    Combining form meaning rectum
  11. Hepat/o
    Combining form meaning liver
  12. Cholecyst/o
    Combining form meaning gallbladder
  13. Pancreat/o
    Combining form meaning pancreas
  14. Intestin/o
    • Combining form meaning intestine
    • NOTE: Doesn't specify small or large intestine
  15. -al & -eal & -ia & -ic & -tic
    Suffices meaning pertaining to
  16. Peri-
    Prefi meaning surrounding
  17. A. Odont/o
    B. Odonti
    • A. Combining form meaning tooth
    • B. Combining form meaning teeth
  18. -um
    Singular noun ending
  19. -ism
    Suffix meaning condition
  20. Metabol/o
    Combining form meaning change
  21. -ologist or -ist
    Suffices meaning specialist
  22. Orth/o
    Combining form meaning straight
  23. Cheil/o
    Combining form meaning lip or lips
  24. -osis
    Suffix meaning abnormal condition or disease
  25. Myc/o
    Combininf form meaning fungus
  26. -rrhagia
    Suffix meaning bursting forth
  27. Xer/o
    Combining form meaning dry
  28. Gingiv/o
    Combining form meaning gums
  29. -itis
    Suffix meaning inflammation
  30. Halit/o or Hal/o
    Combining form meaning breath
  31. dys-
    Prefix meaning difficult or painful
  32. -phagia
    Suffix meaning swallowing
  33. Hiat/o
    Combining form meaning opening
  34. -rrhea
    Suffix meaning flow or discharge
  35. Pept/o
    Combining form meaning digestion
  36. aer/o
    Combining form meaning air
  37. -phagia
    Suffix meaning swallowing
  38. -pepsia
    Suffix meaning digestion
  39. Hem/o or Hemat/o
    Combining form meaning blood
  40. -emesis
    Suffix meaning vomiting
  41. hyper-
    Prefix meaning excessive
  42. Diverticul/o
    Combining form meaning diverticulum

    NOTE: Plural is diverticula
  43. dia-
    Prefix meaning through
  44. Melan/o
    Combining form meaning black or dark
  45. -a
    Noun ending
  46. -megaly
    Suffix meaning enlargement
  47. Cirrh/o
    Combining form meaning yellow or orange
  48. Steat/o
    Combining form meaning fat
  49. Cholangi/o
    Combining form meaning bile duct

    NOTE 1: Combining form becomes cholang- when combined with word part beginning with a vowel

    NOTE 2: Compare to choledoch/o = common bile duct
  50. Cholecyst/o
    Combining form meaning gallbladder
  51. -algia
    Suffix meaning pain
  52. -scopy
    Suffix meaning visual examination
  53. -graphy
    Suffix meaning the process of recording or taking a picture
  54. Duoden/o
    Combining form meaning duodenum
  55. Ile/o
    Combining form meaning ileum (at the end of the small intestine)
  56. endo-
    Suffix meaning within
  57. -scope
    Suffix meaning an intrument for visual examination
  58. Sigmoid/o
    Combining form meaning sigmoid colon
  59. anti-
    Prfix meaning against
  60. Emet/o
    Combining form meaning to vomit
  61. -ectomy
    Suffix meaning surgical removal
  62. Palat/o
    Combining form meaning palate
  63. -plasty
    Suffix meaning surgical repair
  64. -ostomy
    Suffix meaning surgically create an opening
  65. Hemorrhoid
    Means piles
  66. -pexy
    Suffix meaning surgical fixation
  67. -rrhaphy
    Meaning surgical suturing
  68. choledoch/o
    Combining form meaning common bile duct

    NOTE:
    Compare to cholangi/o = bile duct
  69. lith/o
    Combining form meaning stone

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