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intubation
insertion of a tube into any hollow organ
nasogastric
pertaining to the nasal passages and the stomach
nas/o-
nose
proct/o-
anus, rectum
bilirubin
the orange-colored or yellowish pigment in bile
guaiac test
an alcoholic solution of guaiac (a resin obtained from trees)is used to test for occult blood in feces
occult blood
blood that is present in such small quantities that it is not apparent to the eye
occult
obscure, concealed
enema
a solution introduced into the rectum
cheil/o-
lip
polypous
many footed
perforation
making a hole
volvere
to roll
plax
plate
jaune
yellow
hiatus
an opening
varicose
distended, swollen, knotted veins
herpes
creeping skin disease
labial
pertaining to the lips
chlor/o-
green
hydr/o-
water
aptha
small ulcer
stomato
mouth
kirrhos
orange-yellow
fissure
opening
varix (singular)
varices (plural)
twisted vein
clift
crevice