Chapter 13 Prefixes, Combining Forms and Suffixes

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Chapter 13 Prefixes, Combining Forms and Suffixes
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The digestive system
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  1. ad-
    toward
  2. ant-, anti-
    against, opposing
  3. dia-
    through
  4. dys-
    bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
  5. pan-
    all, entire
  6. peri-
    around
  7. re-, retro-
    back
  8. abdomin/o
    abdomen, abdominal cavity
  9. an/o
    anus
  10. append/o
    to hang onto, appemdix
  11. bil/i
    bile
  12. cec/o
    blind intenstine
  13. celi/o
    abdomen, abdominal cavity
  14. cheil/o
    lip
  15. chol/o
    bile, gall
  16. choledoch/o
    common bile duct
  17. cirrh/o
    orange
  18. col/o, colon/o
    colon
  19. dent/o
    teeth
  20. diverticul/o
    a small blind pouch, diverticulum
  21. duoden/o
    twelve, duodenum
  22. enter/o
    small intestine
  23. esophag/e, esophag/o
    gullet, esophagus
  24. gastr/o
    stomach
  25. gingiv/o
    gums
  26. gloss/o
    tongue
  27. halit/o
    breathe
  28. hemorrh/o
    likely to bleed
  29. hepat/o
    liver
  30. hern/o, herni/o
    rupture or protrusion through a weakened membrane or wall (hernia)
  31. ile/o
    to roll, ileum
  32. inguin/o
    groin
  33. jejun/o
    empty, jejunum
  34. lapar/o
    abdomen
  35. lingu/o
    tongue
  36. lith/o
    stone
  37. or/o
    mouth
  38. palat/o
    roof of the mouth
  39. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  40. peps/o, pept/o
    digestion
  41. perine/o
    perineum
  42. peritone/o
    to stretch over, peritoneum
  43. phag/o
    eat, swallow
  44. pharyng/o
    throat, pharynx
  45. polyp/o
    a small growth, polyp
  46. proct/o
    rectum, anus
  47. pylor/o
    gatekeeper, pylorus
  48. rect/o
    straight, erect, rectum
  49. rubin/o
    red pigment
  50. sial/o
    saliva
  51. sigmoid/o
    the letter S
  52. spasm/o
    sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
  53. steat/o
    fat
  54. stomat/o
    mouth
  55. uvul/o
    grape, uvula
  56. vag/o
    vagus nerve
  57. -cele
    hernia, swelling, protrusion
  58. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate fluids
  59. -emesis
    vomiting
  60. -emetric
    pertaining to vomiting
  61. -iasis
    condition of
  62. -malacia
    softening
  63. -pepsia
    condition of digestion
  64. -ptosis
    falling down, drooping
  65. -rrhaphy
    suturing
  66. -rrhea
    discharge (of fluid)
  67. -stomy
    surgical creation of an opening

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