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amyl/o
starch
append/o, appendic/o
appendix
ase
enzyme
bil/i
bile-secreted by the liver and contains cholesterol, bile salts and waste products
bucc/o
cheek
cec/o
cecum-A blind pouch-like commencement of the colon in the right lower quadrant of the abdomen at the end of the small intestine.
celi/o
pertaining to the abdomen
centesis
surgical puncture
cheil/o
lips
chol/e
bile-secreted by the liver and contains cholesterol, bile salts and waste products
cholecyst/o
gladdbladder
cirrh/o
yellow, tawny
col/o, colon/o
colon
dent/o
tooth
duoden/o
duodenum-The first or proximal portion of the small intestine
ecstasia
stretching or dilation
emesis
to vomit
enter/o
intestine
esophag/o
esophagus
gastr/o
stomach
gingiv/o
gums
gloss/o
tongue
gluc/o, glyc/o
suger, sweet
hepat/o
liver
iasis
presence of an abnormal condition
ile/o
ileum-The last portion of the small intestine that communicates with the large intestine.
jejun/o
jejunum-The portion of the small intestine that extends from the duodenum to the ileum
lapar/o
abdominal wall
lingu/o
tongue
lip/o
fat
lith/o
stone, calculus
lysis
destruction or detachment
mandibul/o
mandible
odont/o
teeth
or/o
mouth
pancreat/o
pancreas
pepsia
state of digestion
phagia
to eat
pharyng/o
pharynx
peritone/o
peritoneum-The smooth serous membrane which lines the cavity of the abdomen
plasty
surgical repair
proct/o
anus or rectum
rect/o
rectum
rrhagia
excessive flow or discharge
rraphy
suturing
sial/o
salivary glands; saliva
sigmoid/o
sigmoid colon
spasm
twitching; involuntary contraction
steat/o
fat
stomat/o
mouth
tresia
perforation
tripsy
intentionaly crushing