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Glossary of Medical Terminology Unit 4

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chol/e
gall, bile
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
col/o
colon
cyst/o
bladder, sac
duoden/o
duodenum
enter/o
intestine
esophag/o
esophagus
esthesi/o
sensation
gastr/o
stomach
gingiv/o
gums
gloss/o, lingu/o
tongue
hepat/o
liver
lith/o
stone, calculus
pancreat/o
pancreas
peps/o
digestion
phag/o
eat, swallow
phor/o
bear, carry
proct/o
anus and rectum
rect/o
rectum
sigmoid/o
sigmoid colon
splen/o
spleen
stomat/o
mouth
trich/o
hair
dys-
difficult, painful, bad, abnormal
eu-
easy, good
mal-
bad, poor
sub-
below
-cele
hernia
-centesis
surgical puncture
-ectomy
excise
-iasis
condition, usually infestation
-meter (instrument)
-metry (process)
measuring
-ostomy
make a new opening
-pepsia
digestion
-phagia
eat, swallow
-plegia
paralysis
-rrhagia
hemorrhage
-rrhaphy
suture
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-rrhexis
rupture
-scope
instrument used to look
-scopy
process of looking using a scope
-tomy
cut into
-tripsy
surgical crushing

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