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gloss/o, lingu/o
tongue
bucc/o
cheek
cheil/o, labi/o
lip
sial/o
saliva, salivary gland
proct/o
anus, rectum
an/o
anus
hepat/o
liver
cholangi/o
bile, vessel
chol/e
bile, gall
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
choledoch/o
bile duct
-emesis
vomit
-iasis
abnormal condition produced by something specified
-megaly
enlargement
-orexia
appetite
-pepsia
digestion
-phagia
swallowing, eating
-prandial
meal
-rrhea
discharge, flow
dia-
through, across
peri-
around
ascites
accumulation of serous fluid in the abdomen. it is associated primarily with cirrhosis of the liver, venous hypertension, cancer & heart failure.
Crohn disease
chronic inflammation, usually of the ileum, but possibly affecting any portion of the intestinal tract
cirrhosis
chronic, irreversible, degenerative disease of the liver. most commonly caused by chronic alcoholism.
dysentery
inflammation of the intestine, especially the colon, possibly cased by ingesting water or food containing chemical irritants, bacteria, protozoa, or parasites that results in bloody diarrhea
IBS
irritable bowel syndrome. symptom complex marked by abdominal pain and altered bowel function (typically constipation, diarrhea or alternating of the two) for which no organic cause can be determined
steatorrhea
passage of fat in large amounts in the feces due to failure to digest and absorb it. may occur in pancreatic disease/cancer.
BM
bowel movement
GERD
gastroesophageal reflux disease
R/O
rule out
ac
before meals
bid
twice a day
npo
nothing by mouth
pc, pp
after meals
po
by mouth
prn
as required
qh
every other
q2h
every 2 hours
qid
four times a day
qpm, qn
every night
stat
immediately
tid
three times a day