Med Term Ch 8

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abdomin/o

abdomen

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an/o

anus

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append/o, appendic/o

appendix

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bil/i

bile; gall

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cec/o

cecum (first part of large intestine)

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chol/e

gall; bile

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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cirrh/o

orange-yellow

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col/o, colon/o

colon; large intestine

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cyst/o

cyst; fluid sac; bladder

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dent/i

tooth

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duoden/o

duodenum (first part of small intestine)

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enter/o

intestines (usually the small intestine)

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esophag/o

esophagus

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gastr/o

stomach

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gingiv/o

gums

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gloss/o

tongue

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gluc/o, glyc/o

sugar; glucose

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hemat/o

blood

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hepat/o

liver

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ile/o

ileum (third part of small intestine)

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inguin/o

groin

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jaund/o

yellow

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jejun/o

jejunum (second part of small intestine)

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labi/o

lip

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lapar/o

abdominal wall; abdomen

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ling/o

tongue

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lith/o

stone; calculus

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odont/o

tooth

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or/o

mouth

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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peritone/o

peritoneum (membrane that lines the abdominal cavity and covers the abdominal organs)

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phag/o

eat; swallow; engulf

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pharyng/o

pharynx; throat

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proct/o

rectum; anus

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rect/o

rectum

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon; sigmoid

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splen/o

spleen

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a-, an-

not; without

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de-

lack of; down; less; removal of

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dia-

through; complete

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dys-

painful; difficult

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endo-

in; within

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epi-

on; over; upon

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peri-

around; surrounding

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post-

after; behind

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pre-

before; in front of

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sub-

below; under

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ultra-

beyond; excess

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-ac, -al, -eal, -ic

pertaining to

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-ase

enzyme

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-ation

process; condition

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-chezia

defecation; elimination of waste

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-clysis

irrigation; washing

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-ectomy

surgical removal; excision

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-emesis

vomiting

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-gen

substance that produces

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-ia

condition

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-iasis

abnormal condition

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-ist

specialist

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-itis

inflammation

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-megaly

englargement

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-orexia

appetite

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-osis

abnormal condition

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-pepsia

digestion

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-phagia

eating; swallowing

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-prandial

meal

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-rrhea

flow; excessive discharge

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-scope

instrument used to view

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-stalsis

contraction

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-stomy

surgical opening

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-tripsy

crushing

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-um, -us

structure; tissue; thing

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