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amyl/o

starch
*amylase

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append/o

appendix
*appendectomy

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appendic/o

appendix
*appendicitis

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-ase

enzyme
*lipase

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bil/i

bile
*biliary

6

bucc/o

cheek
*buccal

7

cec/o

cecum
*cecostomy

8

celi/o

pertaining to the abdomen
*celiac rickets

9

-centesis

surgical puncture
*abdominocentesis

10

cheil/o

lips
*cheilosis

11

chol/e

bile
*cholecystogram

12

cholecyst/o

gallbladder
*cholecystitis

13

choledoch/o

common bile duct
choledocholithiasis

14

cirrh/o

yellow; tawny
*cirrhosis

15

col/o

colon
*colorectal

16

colon/o

colon
*colonoscopy

17

dent/o

tooth
dental hygienist

18

duoden/o

duodenum
*duodenostomy

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-ectasia

stretching or dilation
*gastrectasia

20

-ectomy

surgical removal
*appendectomy

21

-emesis

to vomit
*hematemesis

22

enter/o

intestine
*enteritis

23

esophag/o

esophagus
*esophagitis

24

gastr/o

stomach
*gastrostomy

25

gingiv/o

gums
*gingivitis

26

gloss/o

tongue
*glossitis

27

glu/o

sugar; sweet
*glucogenesis

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glyc/o

sugar; sweet
*glycolysis

29

hepat/o

liver
*hepatomegaly

30

-iasis

presence of an abnormal condition
*cholelithiasis

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ile/o

ileum
*ileocecal

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jejun/o

jejunum
*jejunostomy

33

lapar/o

abdominal wall
*laparascopy

34

lingu/o

tongue
*lingual

35

lip/o

fat
*lipoma

36

lith/o

stone; calculus
*lithogenesis

37

-lysis

destruction or detachment
*lipolysis

38

mandibul/o

mandible (lower jaw)
*mandibular

39

odont/o

teeth
*orthodontist

40

or/o

mouth
*oral

41

pancreat/o

pancreas
*pancreatitis

42

-pepsia

state of digestion
*dyspepsia

43

-phagia

to eat
*polyphagia

44

pharyng/o

pharynx
*pharyngoscope

45

peritone/o

peritoneum
peritoneal

46

-plasty

surgical repair
*stomatoplasty

47

proct/o

anus or rectum
*proctoscopy

48

rect/o

rectum
*rectocele

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-rrhagia

excessive flow or discharge
*gastrorrhagia

50

-rrhaphy

suturing
*hepatorrhaphy

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sial/o

salivary gland; saliva
*sialogram

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon
*sigmoidoscopy

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-spasm

twitching; involuntary contraction
*gastrospasm

54

splen/o

spleen
splenomegaly

55

steat/o

fat
*steatorrhea

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stomat/o

mouth
*stomatitis

57

-tresia

perforation
*atresia

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-tripsy

intentional crushing
*lithotripsy