Quiz 6 Terms

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Quiz 6 Terms
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  1. Or/o, stomat/o
    mouth
  2. cheil/o, labi/o
    lip
  3. dent/i, dentin/o, odont/o
    teeth
  4. gingiv/o
    gum
  5. Maxilla
    upper jaw
  6. Mandible
    lower jaw
  7. gloss/o, lingu/o
    tongue
  8. bucc/o
    cheek, mouth
  9. sial/o
    saliva
  10. palat/o
    palete
  11. Philtrum
    bend in the top of the mouth
  12. esophag/o
    esophagus
  13. abdomin/o, celi/o, cel/o, lapar/o
    abdomen
  14. Peritone/o
    peritoneum
  15. gastr/o
    stomach
  16. Pylor/o
    pylorus - canal before the intestines that further breaks down food substances
  17. Hepat/o, hepatic/o
    liver
  18. bil/i, chol/e
    bile
  19. cyst/o
    bladder or sac
  20. Doch/o
    duct
  21. enter/o
    small intestines
  22. duoden/o
    duodenum - first portion of the small intestine
  23. jejun/o
    jejunum - middle portion of the small intestine
  24. Ile/o
    ileum - bottom portion of the small intestin
  25. col/o, colon/o
    colon
  26. appendic/o
    appendix
  27. sigmoid/o
    sigmoid - s-shaped portion of the intestines
  28. rect/o
    rectum
  29. an/o
    anus
  30. proct/o
    anus and rectum
  31. prolapsed
    falling or drooping of an internal organ or part
  32. Ascites
    fluid that gathers in the peritoneal space
  33. diarrhea
    fecal matter in liquid that flows through the body
  34. steatorrhea
    fat in fecal matter
  35. melena
    black stool, blood has coagulated from the upper GI
  36. hematochezia
    bright red blood stoll, damage in the lower GI since blood doesn't have chance to coagulate
  37. bilirubin
    bile with blood, associated with jaundice
  38. cirrhosis
    orange-yellow, chronic disesae of the liver characterized by degneration of liver tissue
  39. nausea
    feeling the need to vomit
  40. indigestion
    lack of digestion
  41. flatulence
    gas
  42. eructation
    burping
  43. halitosis
    bad breath
  44. bruxism
    grinding of teeth
  45. polyp
    many footed
  46. platy
    flat footed
  47. ulcer
    sore, wound
  48. fistula
    pipe
  49. hiatal hernia
    opening, gap (a hole in the diaphragm)
  50. meatus
    opening, passage (hole into the passage)
  51. volvulus
    to roll
  52. hemorrhoid
    pooling of blood in the sac
  53. cathartic
    to purge something
  54. nephron
    smallest unit of urinary system
  55. excretion
    filtration - reabsorbtion + secretion = urine
  56. urea
    nitrogenous part and uric acid
  57. urin/o, ur/o
    urine
  58. albumin/o
    albumin - main protein in blood
  59. vesic/o
    bladder or vesicle
  60. Ren/o, ren/i, nephr/o
    kidney
  61. pyel/o
    remal pelvis (basin) - collects all of the urine
  62. calyx
    anything cup-shaped, back of the flower
  63. hilium
    any anatomical structure with a recess in it
  64. glomerul/o
    glomerulus
  65. ureter/o
    ureter
  66. urethr/o
    urethra
  67. anuria
    no unrination
  68. oliguria
    scanty urine
  69. hemodialysis
    separating blood, blood must be filtered through a machine and pumped back into the body; hard on heart and needs anit-coagulents
  70. peritoneal dialysis
    use osmosis to filter out, catheter to the peritoneal space and pulls the bad stuff into the peritoneal space, catheter inside of body can risk infection
  71. micturition
    desire to urinate
  72. incontinence
    inability to retain urine, semen, or feces through the loss of sphincter control or of cerebral or spinal lesions
  73. enuresis
    involuntary discharge of urine after the age of bladder control

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