Medical Terminology Chapter 2

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  1. cutis
    skin
  2. dent
    Teeth
  3. derma
    skin
  4. hapsia
    touch
  5. odont
    teeth
  6. onco
    tumor
  7. onychia
    nail beds
  8. pedicular
    lice
  9. prurigo
    itching
  10. psora
    itch
  11. sarco
    flesh
  12. sclero
    hard
  13. squama
    scaly
  14. tricho
    hair
  15. chole
    bile; gallbladder
  16. colon
    large intestine
  17. emesis
    vomiting
  18. entero
    intestine
  19. gastro
    stomach
  20. glosso
    tongue
  21. hepat
    liver
  22. ile
    • ileum:
    • The ileum is the last of the three sections of the small intestines.
  23. laparo
    abdomen
  24. myxo
    mucus
  25. procto
    anus; rectum
  26. pyloro
    • pylorus; gatekeeper:
    • The pylorus is known as a gatekeeper because it holds food in the stomach until it is adequately digested and ready to enter the small intestines.
  27. stoma
    • opening; mouth
    • Stoma, while it means mouth, is not commonly used to refer to the anatomical mouth. It is usually used in reference to an artificial opening, like a surgical opening such as the stoma of a colostomy.
  28. viscero
    body organs

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