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Chapter 13 Medical terminology Bruce Wingerd

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ad-
toward
anti-
against, opposing
dia-
through
dys-
bad, abnormal, painful, difficult
pan-
all, entire
peri-
around, about
re-, retro-
back
ano
anus
appendo
to hang onto, appendix
bili
bile
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
oro
mouth
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