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A patient who has had a stroke may have glossoplegia. This means what ?
They may have "paralysis of the tongue"
What is dysentery ?
a disorder of the intestine characterized by inflammation, pain, and diarrhea
What terms means inflammation of the stomach ?
Gastritis
What term is given for paralysis of the small intestine ?
Enteroplegia
Enteroptosis means ...
Prolapse of the small intestine
Stomatoplasty is the ...
surgical repair of the mouth
What suffix means pain ?
algia
Glosso means ...
tongue
Any disease of the mouth is termed ___________ .
Stomatopathy
If a patient has an esophageal tumor, where is the tumor?
In the "esophagus".
What term means inflammation of the tongue ?
Glossitis
Gastro- is to stomach as Entero- is to __________ .
small intestine
Gingivo is the prefix for ____________.
gums
Stomato
Mouth
If the patient has a cut under the tongue, what term would you use to document this ?
"hypoglossal" cut
Stomatitis is ...
inflammation of the mouth
Your patient has been diagnosed with gastrorrhagia. You know that they have suffered a _________________ .
stomach hemorrhage
What term means inflammation of the small intestine ?
Enteritis
If the doctor takes out the tongue, the medical term for this would be __________________.
Glossectomy