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2 different names 4 the system responsible 4 digesting the food we eat and absorbing the nutrient molecules

Gastrointestinal system

Digestive system

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Organs involved includes the mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, intestine, colon, rectum and anus

Accessory organs involved are the liver, gallbladder and pancreas

Gastrointestinal tract

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The branch of medicine specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the lower GI tract

Includes organs between the esophagus and the rectum

Gastroenterology

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A specialist that treats conditions including bleeding, cancer, infections, nutritional disorders, inflammatory disorders, diverticulosis, gallbladder disease, liver disease, gastroesophageal reflux and ulcers.

Gastroenterologist

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3 suffixes meaning pertaining to

-al

-eal

-ic

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2 suffixes meaning pain

-algia

-dynia

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Suffix meaning protrusion

-cele

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Suffix meaning surgical removal

-ectomy

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Suffix meaning vomit

-emesis

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Suffix meaning record

-gram

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Suffix meaning the process of recording

-graphy

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2 Suffixes meaning abnormal condition

-iasis

-osis

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Suffix meaning inflammation

-itis

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Suffix meaning 1 who studies

-logist

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Suffix meaning study of

-logy

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Suffix meaning tumor

-oma

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Suffix meaning to surgically create an opening

-ostomy

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Suffix meaning cutting in2

-otomy

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Suffix meaning digestion

-pepsia

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Suffix meaning eat or swallow

-phagia

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Suffix meaning surgical repair

-plasty

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Suffix meaning dropping

-ptosis

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Suffix meaning instrument 4 viewing

-scope

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Suffix meaning process of viewing

-scopy

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Suffix meaning surgical crushing

-tripsy

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Prefix meaning without

A-

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Prefix meaning slow

Brady-

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Prefix meaning painful or difficult

Dys-

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Prefix meaning excessive

Hyper-

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Prefix meaning many

Poly-