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Digestive System/Nutrition Med Term

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amyl/o
starch
an/o
anus
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
hypo-
low
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