MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (Integumentary and Digestive Terms)

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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY (Integumentary and Digestive Terms)
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  1. Root: cutis
    • skin
    • Root Pronunciation: cue + tis
    • Medical Term: cutitis (skin inflammation)
    • Origin: Latin (cutis; skin)
    • Everyday Usage: cuticle
  2. Root: dent
    • teeth
    • Root Pronunciation: dent
    • Medical Term: dentiform (toothlike)
    • Origin: Latin (dens; tooth)
    • Everyday Usage: dentures
  3. Root: derma
    • skin
    • Root Pronunciation: dur + muh
    • Medical Term: dermatology (skin, study of)
    • Origin: Greek (derma; skin)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  4. Root: hapsia
    • touch
    • Root Pronunciation: hap + see + uh
    • Medical Term: parapsia (touch disorder)
    • Origin: Greek (haptein; to touch)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  5. Root: odont
    • teeth
    • Root Pronunciation: oh + don + t
    • Medical Term: odontoprisis (teeth grinding
    • Origin: Greek (odous; tooth)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  6. Root: onco
    • tumor
    • Root Pronunciation: on + caw
    • Medical Term: oncology (tumors, study of)
    • Origin: Greek (onkos;bulk, mass)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  7. Root: onychia
    • nail beds
    • Root Pronunciation: oh + nick + ee + uh
    • Medical Term: onychitis (nail bed, inflammation)
    • Origin: Greek (onyx; nail)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  8. Root: pedicular
    • lice
    • Root Pronunciation: puh + dick + you + ler
    • Medical Term: pediculosis (lice, condition of)
    • Origin: Latin (pediculus; little foot)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  9. Root: prurigo
    • itching
    • Root Pronunciation: pru + rig + oh (pru as in proof)
    • Medical Term: pruritis (itching inflammation)
    • Origin: Latin (prurigo)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  10. Root: psora
    • itch
    • Root Pronunciation: sore + uh
    • Medical Term: psoriasis (itch, condition of)
    • Origin: Greek (psoros;itch)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  11. Root: sarco
    • flesh
    • Root Pronunciation: s + ark + oh
    • Medical Term: sarcolysis (flesh decomposing)
    • Origin: Greek (sarx, sark; flesh)
    • Everyday Usage: sarcophagus
  12. Root: sclero
    • hard
    • Root Pronunciation: s + clear +oh
    • Medical Term: sclerogenous (hardening tissue)
    • Origin: Greek (skleros)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  13. Root: squama
    • scaly
    • Root Pronunciation: skwah + ma
    • Medical Term: squamous (scalelike)
    • Origin: Latin (squama; scale)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  14. Root: tricho
    • hair
    • Root Pronunciation: trick + oh
    • Medical Term: trichoid (hairlike)
    • Origin: Greek (thrix; hair)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  15. Root: chole
    • bile; gallbladder
    • Root Pronunciation: coal + lee
    • Medical Term: cholecystectomy (gallbladder excision)
    • Origin: Greek (chole; bile)
    • Everyday Usage: cholera
  16. Root: colon
    • large intestine
    • Root Pronunciation: coal + on
    • Medical Term: colitis (large intestine inflammation)
    • Origin: Greek (kolon)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  17. Root: emesis
    • vomiting
    • Root Pronunciation: emmy + sis
    • Medical Term: emetic (produces vomit)
    • Origin: Greek (emein; vomit)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  18. Root: entero
    • intestine
    • Root Pronunciation: en + tear + oh
    • Medical Term: enteritis (intestinal inflammation)
    • Origin: Greek (enteron; intestine)
    • Everyday Usage: enter
  19. Root: gastro
    • stomach
    • Root Pronunciation: gas + tr + oh
    • Medical Term: gastritis (stomach inflammation)
    • Origin: Greek (gaster; belly)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  20. Root: glosso
    • tongue
    • Root Pronunciation: gloss + oh
    • Medical Term: glossopathy (tongue disease)
    • Origin: Greek (glossa; tongue)
    • Everyday Usage: glossary
  21. Root: hepat
    • liver
    • Root Pronunciation: he + pat
    • Medical Term: hepatitis (liver inflammation)
    • Origin: Greek (hepatikos; liver)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  22. Root: ile
    • ileum
    • Root Pronunciation: ill + lee
    • Medical Term: ileitis (ileum inflammation)
    • Origin: Latin (ileum)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  23. Root: laparo
    • abdomen
    • Root Pronunciation: lap + uh + row
    • Medical Term: laparotomy (abdomen incision)
    • Origin: Greek (lapara; flank)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  24. Root: myxo
    • mucus
    • Root Pronunciation: mix + oh
    • Medical Term: myxoma (mucus tumor)
    • Origin: Greek (myxa)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  25. Root: procto
    • anus; rectum
    • Root Pronunciation: prock + toe
    • Medical Term: proctology (study of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus)
    • Origin: Greek (proktos; anus)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  26. Root: pyloro
    • pylorus; gatekeeper
    • Root Pronunciation: pie + lore + oh
    • Medical Term: pylorostenosis (pyloric narrowing)
    • Origin: Greek (pylorus; gatekeeper)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  27. Root: stoma
    • opening; mouth
    • Root Pronunciation: stow + muh
    • Medical Term: stomatitis (mouth inflammation)
    • Origin: Greek (stoma; mouth)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a
  28. Root: viscero
    • body organs
    • Root Pronunciation: v + is + ur + oh
    • Medical Term: visceromegaly (enlarged abdominal organs)
    • Origin: Latin (viscus; internal organs)
    • Everyday Usage: n/a

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