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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