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appendic/o

appendix

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chol/e

bile, gall

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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choledoch/o

bile duct

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col/o, colon/o

colon

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dent/o, odont/o

teeth

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duoden/o

duodenum (first part of small intestine)

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enter/o

intestine (usually small intestine)

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esophag/o

esophagus

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gastr/o

stomach

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gingiv/o

gum(s)

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gloss/o, lingu/o

tongue

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hepat/o

liver

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ile/o

ileum (third part of small intestine)

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jejun/o

jejunum (second part of small intestine)

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or/o, stomat/o

mouth

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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proct/o

anus, rectum

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ptyal/o, sial/o

saliva, salivary gland

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rect/o

rectum

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

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aer/o

air

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carcin/o

cancer

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cirrh/o, jaund/o

yellow

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corpor/o

body

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hemat/o, hem/o

blood

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lith/o

stone, calculus

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myc/o

fungus

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nas/o

nose

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orth/o

straight

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polyp/o

small growth

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son/o

sound

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therm/o

heat

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tom/o

to cut

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tox/o, toxic/o

poison

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ab-

from, away from

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dia-

through, across

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dys-

bad; painful; difficult

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endo-

in, within

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epi-

above, upon

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extra-

outside

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hyper-

excessive, above normal

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hypo-

under, below, deficient

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peri-

around

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sub-

under, below

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ultra-

excess, beyond

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-iasis

abnormal condition (produced by something specified)

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-lith

stone, calculus

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-megaly

enlargement

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-oid

resembling

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-osis

abnormal condition; increase (used primarily with blood cells)

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-pepsia

digestion