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cheil/o, labi/o

lip

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ile/o

ileum (third part of small intestines)

2

pylor/o

pylorus

3

chol/e

bile, gall

4

-emesis

vomit

5

-iasis

abnormal condition (produced by something specified)

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-pepsia

digestion

7

-orexia

appetite

8

enter/o

intestine (usually small intestines)

9

-phagia

swallowing, eating

10

dia-

through, across

11

sub-

under, below

12

-megaly

enlargement

13

dent/o, odont/o

teeth

14

or/o, stomat/o

mouth

15

gloss/o, lingu/o

tongue

16

pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

17

gastr/o

stomach

18

-scopy

visual examination

19

eu-

good normal

20

choledoch/o

bile duct

21

lith/o

stone, calculus

22

-stenosis

narrowing, stricture

23

-cele

hernia, swelling

24

difficultly swallowing

dysphagia

25

specialist in the study of colon, rectum, and anus

proctologist

26

pertaining to under the tongue

sublingual

27

enlarged liver

hepatomegaly

28

visual examination of the esophagus, stomach, and the duodenum

esophagogastroduodenoscopy

29

pain in the esophagus

-esophagodynia
-esophagalgia

30

inflammation of the colon

colitis

31

tumor of the liver

hepatoma

32

narrowing or constriction of the rectum

-proctostenosis
-rectostenosis

33

inflammation of the gallbladder

cholecystitis

34

partial or complete excision of the tongue

glossectomy

35

surgical puncture of the small intestine

enteroplasty

36

fixation of a movable liver

hepatopexy

37

inflammation of the small intestine and colon

-coloenteritis
-enterocolitis

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pertaining to the colon and rectum

colorectal

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hernia if the rectum

-rectocele
-proctocele

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q2h

every two hours

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stat

immediately

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GI

gastrointestinal

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HCV

hepatitis C virus

44

bid

twice a day

45

NG

nasogastric

46

R/O

rule out

47

pc, pp

after meals (postprandial)

48

qid

four times a day

49

po

by mouth (per os)

50

quam, qm

every hour

51

tid

three times a day

52

qod

every other day

53

GERD

gastroesophageal reflux disease

54

Ba

barium

55

BM

bowel movement

56

alk phos

alkaline phosphatase

57

ac

before meals