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stomato
mouth, refers to oral mouth only
oro, ora
mouth, used to indicate the anatomical structure or pertaining to the mouth; not commonly used in forming medical words
cheilo
oral lips
labio
labia, any lip-like structure
glosso, -glossia
tongue
dento
teeth
gingivo
gingiva, gums
bucco
cheeks
palato
hard palate (roof of the mouth)
tonsillo
tonsils
pharyngo
pharynx (throat)
esophago
esophagus
gastro
stomach
entero
intestines; general term for all intestines both small and large
duodeno
duodenum-first part of small intestine
jejuno
jejunum-second part of small intestine
ileo
ileum-third part of small intestine
colo
colon (large intesting), colono
ceco
cecum
appendico
appendix-used with any component
appendo
form usually used with -ectomy; rarely used with other suffixes
sigmoido
sigmoid colon
recto
rectum
ano
anus
procto
rectum and/or anus
sialo
saliva
sialangio
salivary duct
sialadeno
salivary gland
chole
bile, gall
cholangio
hepatic duct
cholecysto
gallbladder, cholecyte
choledocho
common bile duct
hepatico, hepato
liver
pancreato, pancreatico
pancreas
abdomino
abdomen
laparo
abdominal wall (flank)
viscero
viscera: internal organ enclosed within a cavity
-orexia
appetite
-anastomosis
a natural or surgical connection of two tubular structures
-ostomy
when used with two or more combining forms it means anastomosis
peritoneo
peritoneum: tissue which forms the serosa of the abdominal cavity
lipo, lipido
fat
appetite
a strong desire for satisfying a strong want or desire associated with pleasant sensations based on memories, usually for food.
bowels
the small and large intestines
cyst
fluid filled sac containing any fluid except blood or pus
edema
excessive increase of fluid in intercellular space of body tissues
hunger
the uncomfortable sensation resulting from the lack of food
sphincter
circular muscle controlling a body orifice
stoma
a mouth-like opening, may be artificially created between a body cavity or passage to the outside.