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Cec/o

The combining form of the first part of the large intestine is

Celiac

Pertaining to the abdomen

Peristalsis

Muscular wave-like movement to transport food through the digestive system

Pulp

Part of the tooth that contains a rich supply of nerves and blood vessels

Gums

Gingivo/o means

Pertaing to the cheek

Buccal means

Hyerbilirubinemia

High blood levels of a pigment released by the liver with bile

Common bile duct

Carries bile into the duodenum

Amylase

Enzyme to digest starch

Crohn disease

Chronic inflammation of the intestinal tract

Sphincter

Ring of muscle

Periodontist

Specialist in gum

Mouth

Stomat/o means

Labi/o

Cheil/o means the same as

Sialadenolithiasis

Stone in salivary gland

Mesentery

Membrane that connects parts of the small intestine

Colostomy

New opening from the large bowel to the surface of the body

Steatorrhea

Fats are improperly digested and appear in the feces

Anorexia

Lack of appetite

Icterus

Another term for jaundice

Swollen, twisted veins

Esophageal varices are

Deverticula

Abnormal side pockets in a hollow organ, such as the intestine

Intussusception

Telescoping of the intestine

Dysphagia

Difficulting in swallowing

Oral leukoplakia

White plaques on the mucosa of the mouth

Pertaing to the cheek

Buccal means

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