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Mouth and Digestive System Roots

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lingu-
tongue; language
amel-
enamel
alve-
tooth socket; socket; cavity
bromat-
food
typhl-
cecum; the first part of the large intestine
odont-
tooth; teeth
append-
appendix
cholecyst-
bile bladder; gall bladder
uran-
palate
choledoch-
common bile duct
colon-
colon; large intestine
proct-
rectum; anus; rectum and anus
enter-
intestines
home-
same; unchanging
ile-
ileum
oment-
omentum; fatty membrane lining the abdominal cavity
oesophag-
esophagus
adamantin-
enamel
ptyal-
saliva
gastr-
stomach
hepat-
liver
phag-
the act of eating, biting, chewing, devouring, swallowing
stomat-
mouth
appendic-
appendix
pancreat-
pancreas
hepatic-
hepatic duct
jejun-
jejunum
maxill-
maxilla; upper jaw
adamant-
enamel
febr-
fever (connecting vowel is "i")
dent-
tooth; teeth
peritone-
peritoneum; serous membrane lining the abdominal cavity
sphincter-
sphincter; circular muscle (which closes an orifice)
duoden-
duodenum; the first part of the small intestine
heter-
different; other
palat-
palate
rect-
rectum; anus; rectum and anus
homoi-
same; unchanging
sial-
saliva
pylor-
pylorus; lower portion of the stomach
alveol-
tooth socket; socket; cavity
splanchn-
viscera; the inner organs (collectively)
uvul-
uvula
stom-
mouth
cholang-
bile duct
anomal-
irregular
gloss-
tongue; language
or-
mouth
caec-
cecum; first part of the large intestine
ul-
gums; scar
col-
colon; large intestine
stomach-
stomach
esophag-
esophagus
troph-
nutrition (and in some contexts, can mean growth)
uranisc-
palate
acr-
extremities (of the body); height; tip(s)
ather-
yellowish plaque
epipl-
omentum; fatty membrane lining the abdominal cavity
sit-
food
gingiv-
gums
hom-
same; unchanging
nutrit-
nutrition
mandibul-
mandible; lower jaw
staphyl-
uvula
pancreatic-
pancreatic duct
cec-
cecum; the first part of the large intestine
nutri-
nutrition
viscer-
viscera; inner organs (collectively)