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Lesson 7: Stems Pertaining to the Digestive System -- Frame 1 of 38
The stem stoma means mouth. A person who has stomatitis, for example, has inflammation of the __________.
sto-mah-ti'tis
Mouth
Lingua and glossa are stems which mean tongue. Glossitis means inflammation of the __________.
glos-si'tis
Tongue
Lingual means pertaining to the __________.
ling'gwal
Tongue
Dento and odonto are stems which mean tooth. A person with dentalgia has a pain in the __________.
den-tal'je-ah
Mouth/teeth
Cheilo is a stem which means lip. A cheiloplasty is the surgical repair of a defect of the __________.
ki'lo-plas'te
Lip
Gingivo is a stem which means gums. A person with gingivitis has an inflammation of the __________.
jin'ji-vi'tis
Gums
Gastro is a stem which means stomach. A gastrectomy is the surgical removal of the __________.
gas-trek-to-me
Stomach
Entero is a stem which means intestine. A person with gastroenteritis has inflammation of the stomach and __________.
gas'tro-en-ter-i'tis
intestine (small)
Duodeno is a stem which pertains to the duodenum or first part of the small intestine. A duodenal ulcer, for example, is an ulcer which is located in the __________ or ____________________________.
du'o-de'nal
duodenum or first part of the small intestine
Jejuno is a stem which pertains to the jejunum or second part of the small intestine. A jejunectomy, for example, is an excision of a part of or all of the __________ or __________.
je-joo'num
je'joo-nek'to-me
Jejunum or 2nd part of small intestine
Ileo is a stem which pertains to the ileum or third part of the small intestine. Ileitis means inflammation of the __________ or ___________________.
Ileum or ileitis
Colo is a stem which means colon. When a colostomy is performed, an incision is made into the _________.
Colon
Lesson 7: Stems Pertaining to the Digestive System -- Frame 13 of 38
Procto and ano are stems which mean rectum or anus. Proctitis means inflammation of the ________ or _________.
rectum or anus









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Stoma means: __________
Mouth
Lingua/glossa means: __________
tongue
Dento/odonto means: __________
teeth
Cheilo means: _________
Lip
Gingivo means: __________
Gums