Medical Terminology Chapter 3

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Medical Terminology Chapter 3
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  1. aliment/o-
    food; nourishment
  2. digest/o-
    break down food
  3. degluti/o-
    swallowing
  4. gustat/o-
    the sense of taste
  5. mastic/o-
    chewing
  6. or/o-
    mouth
  7. stomat/o-
    mouth
  8. saliv/o-
    saliva
  9. sial/o-
    saliva
  10. mandibul/o-
    mandible (lower jaw)
  11. lingu/o-
    tongue
  12. gloss/o-
    tongue
  13. esophag/o-
    esophagus
  14. stal/o-
    contraction
  15. pylor/o-
    pylorus
  16. an/o-
    anus
  17. appendic/o-
    appendix
  18. append/o-
    appendix
  19. cec/o-
    cecum
  20. sigmoid/o-
    sigmoid colon
  21. duoden/o-
    duodenum
  22. ile/o-
    ileum
  23. jejun/o-
    jejunum
  24. proct/o-
    rectum
  25. celi/o-
    abdomen
  26. bili/o-
    bile; gall
  27. chole/e-
    bile; gall
  28. cholangi/o-
    bile duct
  29. choledoch/o-
    common bile duct
  30. cholecyst/o-
    gallbladder
  31. peritone/o-
    peritoneum
  32. periton/o-
    peritoneum
  33. absorpt/o-
    absorb; take in
  34. amyl/o-
    carbohydrate; starch
  35. kin/o-
    movement
  36. fec/o-
    feces; stool
  37. chez/o-
    to pass feces
  38. emulsific/o-
    droplets of fat suspended in a liquid
  39. fec/a-
    feces; stool
  40. chlor/o-
    chloride
  41. lact/o-
    milk
  42. hydr/o-
    water; fluid
  43. lip/o-
    lipid (fat)
  44. peps/o-
    digestion
  45. pepsin/o-
    pepsin
  46. orex/o-
    appetite
  47. cheil/o-
    lip
  48. lith/o-
    stone
  49. aphth/o-
    ulcer
  50. pyr/o-
    fire
  51. regurgitat/o-
    flow backward
  52. pept/o-
    digestion
  53. aden/o-
    gland
  54. intussuscep/o-
    to receive within
  55. rotat/o-
    rotate
  56. diverticul/o-
    diverticulum
  57. spast/o-
    spasm
  58. polyp/o
    polyp
  59. hemorhh/o-
    a flowing of blood
  60. constip/o-
    compacted feces
  61. obstip/o-
    severe constipation
  62. flatul/o-
    gas
  63. contin/o-
    hold together
  64. steat/o-
    fat
  65. perfor/o-
    to have an opening
  66. adhes/o-
    to stick to
  67. incarcer/o-
    to imprison
  68. hiat/o-
    gap; opening
  69. ventr/o-
    front; abdomen
  70. umbilic/o-
    umbilicus; navel
  71. omphal/o-
    umbilicus; navel
  72. inguin/o-
    groin
  73. incis/o-
    to cut into
  74. ascit/o-
    ascites
  75. cirrh/o-
    yellow
  76. jaund/o-
    yellow
  77. rub/o-
    red
  78. resect/o-
    to cut out; remove
  79. anastom/o-
    create an opening between two structures
  80. herni/o-
    hernia
  81. -rrhaphy
    procedure of suturing

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