Word Parts: 12-15

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Word Parts: 12-15
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  1. glyc/o
    sugar, sweet
  2. -lysis
    seperating, dissolving
  3. ab-
    away from
  4. enter/o
    intestine
  5. mes/o
    middle
  6. gastr/o
    stomach
  7. amyl/o
    starch
  8. lingu/o
    tongue

    The sublingual salviary glands are under the tongue
  9. hepat/o
    liver

    The hepatic portal system carries blood to the liver
  10. bil/i
    bile

    Bilirubin is a pigment found in bile.
  11. cyst/o
    bladder, sac

    The cystic duct carries bile into and out of the gallbladder.
  12. chole
    bile, gall

    Cholecystokinin is a hormone that activates the gallbladder
  13. nas/o
    nose

    The nasopharynx is behind the nasal cavity
  14. or/o
    mouth

    The oropharynx is behind the mouth.
  15. laryng/o
    larynx

    The laryngeal pharynx opens into the larynx.
  16. pleuor/o
    side, rib

    The pleura covers the lung and lines the chest wall (rib cage)
  17. spir/o
    breathing

    A spirometer is an insturment used to record breathing volumes.
  18. capn/o
    carbon dioxide

    Hypercapnia is a rise in teh blood level of carbon dioxide
  19. -pnea
    breathing

    Hypopnea is a decrease in the rate and depth of breathing
  20. orth/o
    straight

    Orthopnea can be relieved by sitting in an upright position.
  21. -oid
    like, resembling

    Lymphoid tissue makes up the specialed organs of the lymphatic system
  22. aden/o
    gland

    The adenoids are gland like tonsils.
  23. lingu/o
    tongue

    The lingual tonsisls are at the back of the tongue.

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