Digestive System/Nutrition Med Term

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amyl/o

starch

append/o, appendic/o

appendix

bil/i, chol/e

gall, bile

bilirubin/o

bilirubin (bile pigment)

bucc/o

cheek

cec/o

cecum

celi/o

belly, abdomen

cheil/o, labi/o

lip

cholangi/o

bile vessel

cholecyst/o

gallbladder

choledoch/o

common bile duct

col/o, colon/o

colon (large intestine)

dent/i, dent/o, odont/o

teeth

duoden/o

duodenum

enter/o

intestine (usually small intestine)

esophag/o

esophagus

faci/o

face

gastr/o

stomach

gingiv/o

gums

gloss/o, lingu/o

tongue

gluc/o, glyc/o

sugar

glycogen/o

glycogen, animal starch

hepat/o

liver

ile/o

ileum

jejun/o

jejunum (middle small intestine)

lapar/o

abdomen

lip/o, steat/o

fat

mandibul/o

lower jaw, mandible

or/o, stomat/o

mouth

palat/o

palate

pancreat/o

palate

pancreat/o

pancreas

peritone/o

peritoneum

phagia

swallowing

pharyng/o

throat, pharynx

prand/i

meal

proct/o

anus & rectum

pylor/o

pylorus

rect/o

rectum

sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

dys-

difficulty

peri-

around

sub-

under

-ase

enzyme

-cele

hernia

-chezia

defecation, elimination of wastes

-ectomy

excision, removal

-glycemia

condition of blood sugar

-itis

inflammation

-megaly

enlargement

-oma

tumor

-orexia

appetite

ptosis

prolapse, full, sag

-ptysis

spitting

-pepsia

digestion

-stalsis

contraction

-stomy

forming an opening

-tresia

opening

ac

before meals

B&B

bowel and bladder training

BE

barium enema

BM

bowel movement

cal

calorie

cl liquid

clear liquid

DAT

diet as tolerated

FF

force fluids, forced fluids

GB series

gallbladder series

GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

GI

gastrointestinal

HDL

high density lipoprotein

H. pylori

helicobacter pylori

I&O

intake and output

IBS

irritable bowel syndrome

liq

liquid

NG

nasogastirc

NPO

nothing by mouth

N/V, N&V

nausea and vomiting

pc

after meals

po

by mouth

supp

suppository

UGI

upper gastrointestinal

sial/o

saliva, salivary

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