Digestive- med term

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Digestive- med term
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  1. or/o, stomat/o
    oral cavity
  2. gloss/o, lingu/o
    tongue
  3. dent/o, odont/o
    teeth
  4. gingiv/o
    gum(s)
  5. esophag/o
    esophagus
  6. gastr/o
    stomach
  7. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  8. pylor/o
    pylorus
  9. sial/o
    saliva, salivary glands
  10. cholangi/o
    bile vessel
  11. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  12. chol/o
    bile, gall
  13. choledoch/o
    bile duct
  14. hepat/o
    liver
  15. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  16. an/o
    anus
  17. append/o, appendic/o
    appendix
  18. col/o, colon/o
    colon
  19. duoden/o
    duodenum
  20. enter/o
    intestine
  21. ile/o
    ileum
  22. jejun/o
    jejunum
  23. proct/o
    anus, rectum
  24. sigmoid/o
    sigmoid colon
  25. aer/o
    air
  26. carcin/o
    cancer
  27. hemat/o
    blood
  28. lith/o
    stone, calculus
  29. maxill/o
    jaw
  30. myc/o
    fungus
  31. orth/o
    straight
  32. therm/o
    heat
  33. tox/o, toxic/o
    posion
  34. vagin/o
    vagina
  35. -al, -ar, -ary, -ic
    pertaining to
  36. -ia
    condition
  37. -ist
    specialist
  38. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  39. -plasty
    surgical repair
  40. -rrhaphy
    suture
  41. -tome
    instrument
  42. -tomy
    incision, cut into
  43. -algia, -dynia
    pain
  44. -emesis
    vomit
  45. -gram
    record
  46. -graphy
    process of recording
  47. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  48. -itis
    inflammation
  49. -lith
    stone, calculus
  50. -logist
    specialist in the study of
  51. -megaly
    enlargement
  52. -oma
    tumor
  53. -osis
    abnormal condition
  54. -pepsia
    digestion
  55. -phagia
    swallow, eat
  56. -plasty
    surgical repair
  57. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  58. -rrhaphy
    suture
  59. -scope
    instrument to view
  60. -scopy
    visual examination
  61. -spasm
    involuntary contraction
  62. -stenosis
    stricture, narrowing
  63. ab-
    away
  64. dia-
    through, complete
  65. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult
  66. epi-
    above, upon
  67. hyper-
    above, excessive
  68. hypo-
    under, below
  69. peri-
    around
  70. sub-
    under, below
  71. bolus
    food mixed with saliva
  72. buccal
    pertaining to the cheek
  73. caries
    decay (dental caries= tooth decay)
  74. degulation
    act or process of swallowing
  75. eu-
    normal
  76. eructation
    belching, burping
  77. feces
    solid waste, stools
  78. flatus
    gas expelled through anus
  79. cheil/o, labi/o
    lip
  80. inguin/o
    groin
  81. ligual papillae
    taste buds
  82. masticate
    chew
  83. peristalsis
    involuntary, wavelike contraction of tubes of the alimentary tract & other tubular structures
  84. prandi/o, cib/o
    meal
  85. pylor/o
    pyloric sphincter (opening between stomach and duodenum)
  86. vermiform
    shaped like a worm
  87. anorexia
    lack of appetite (-orexia=appetite)
  88. ascites
    accumulation of fluid on the abdomen
  89. borborygmus
    gurgling or rumbling sound heard over the large intestines, caused by gas moving through the intestines
  90. bulimia
    eating disorder that is characterized by recurrent binge eating, purging of the food with laxatives and/or vomiting, and persistent over-concern with body shape and weight
  91. hernia
    protrusion/ projection of an organ (or part of it) through the cavity wall that normally contains it
  92. hemorrhoid
    a mass of enlarged, twisted varicose veins in the mucous membrane inside or just outside the rectum. also called piles
  93. ulcer
    open sore or lesion of skin mucous membrane, can have inflames necrotic tissue sloughing
  94. volvulus
    twisting of the bowel on itself, causing obstruction. usually needs surgery to untwist the loop
  95. CA
    cancer
  96. CT scan/ CAT scan
    computerized tomography
  97. Dx
    diagnosis
  98. GI
    gastrointestinal
  99. GTT
    glucose tolerance test
  100. BM
    bowel movement
  101. HAV
    hepatitis A
  102. HBV
    hepatitis B

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