Chapter 13 Medical terminology Bruce Wingerd

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toward

anti-

against, opposing

dia-

through

dys-

bad, abnormal, painful, difficult

pan-

all, entire

peri-

around, about

re-, retro-

back

appendo

to hang onto, appendix

ceco

blind intestine, cecum

celio

abdomen, abdominal cavity

cheilo

lip

chole

bile, gall

choledocho

common bile duct

cirrho

orange

colo, colono

colon

dento

teeth

diverticul

a small blind pouch, diverticulum

duodeno

twelve, duodenum

entero

small intestine

esophage, esophago

gullet, esophagus

gastro

stomach

gingivo

gums

glosso

tongue

halito

breath

hepato

liver

herno

rupture or protrustion through a weakened membrane or wall

ile

to roll. ileum

inguino

groin

jejuno

empty, jejunum

leparo

abdomen

linguo

tongue

litho

stone

palato

roof of the mouth, palate

pancreato

sweetbread, pancreas

pepso, pepto

digestion

perineo

perineum

peritoneo

to stretch over, peritoneum

phago

eat, swallow

pharyngo

throat, pharynx

polypo

a small growth, polyp

procto

rectum, anus

pyloro

gatekeeper, pylorus

recto

straight, erect, rectum

rubino

red pigment

sialo

saliva

sigmoido

the letter s

spasm

sudden involuntary muscle contraction

steato

fat

stomato

mouth

uvulo

grape, uvula

-cele

hernia, swelling, protrusion

-centesis

surgical puncture to aspirate fluids

-emesis

vomiting

-emetic

pertaining to vomiting

-iasis

conditon of

-malacia

softening

-pepsia

condition of digestion

-ptosis

falling down, drooping

-rrhapy

suturing

-rrhea

excessive discharge (of fluid)

-stomy

surgical creation of an opening

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