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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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cyst/o

bladder, cystic duct, cyst

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iatrogenic

induced unintentionally as a result of treatment

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cheil/o labi/o

lips

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gastro/o

stomach

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rect/o

end of the colon- rectum

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intra-

with in

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polyp/o

growth on the internal lumen of an organ

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nosocomial

of or relating to a hospital infection acquired from being treated in a hospital

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gingiv/o

gums of the mouth

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-graph

something written, monograph, radiograph, instrument for making a record

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-ia

condition, state, thing

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semi-

half

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-cele

pouching or hernia

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-orexia -rexia

appetite- the affective and combined aspect of an act, in contrast to the cognitive aspect

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poly-

many, much

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gloss/o lingo/o

tongue

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pylor/o

pylorus- end of the 4 regions of the stomach

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anti-

against, opposing

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dent/o odont/o

teeth

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-osis

condition, abnormal condition, process

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-prandial

meal

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-ase

enzyme

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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-itis

inflammation of, infection of

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melan/o

black

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-rrhaphy

suture

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an/o

sphincter and opening to outside of body

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-ptysis

spitting

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choledoch/o

common bile duct

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-rrhea

excessive flow or discharge

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-stenosis

narrowing or stricture

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-ptosis

dropping, drooping, prolapse

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-ics

knowledge, practice

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diverticul/o

to turn away, go in a different direction

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esophag/o

esophagus

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-y

a condition or processor having the nature or quality of

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-tripsy

to crush

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-ous

pertaining to

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col/o colon/o

colon

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-ic

pertaining to

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-phagia

eating, swallowing

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a-

away from, without

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duoden/o

duodenum, begins at stomach, ads at jijunum

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-ism

condition, disease, or intoxication, practice, doctrine

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hernia/o

hernia

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log/o

word, the study of

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-genesis

formation, beggining

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sial/o

saliva

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steat/o lipid/o adip/o

fat

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inter-

between

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-pexy

surgical fixation

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-oma

tumor, mass

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hepat/o

liver

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phag/o

to swallow, to eat

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-dynia

toothpain

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-algia

toothpain

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sigmoid/o

section of coon (which is made of 4 sections)

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-plasty

surgical repair

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-centesis

puncture - surgical procedure

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lith/o

stone

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dia-

through

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endo-

inner most, with in

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-gram

recording- usually be a machine

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ptyal/o

saliva

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append/o appendic/o

appendix apend/o is a small structure hanging from a larger structure

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-rrhage

suture

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-emia

blood

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jejun/o

jejunum- 2nd part of small intestine

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bucc/o

cheek

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gluc/o glyc/o

sugar

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nephr/o

kidney, nephron

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aden/o

gland

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iatr/o

physician, medical treatment

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-emesis

vomit

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-lith

stone

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cholelith/o

gallstones

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-graphy

a writing, a description

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chol/e bil/i

bile or gall (rub/o for red & verd/o green)

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-pepsia

digestion

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an-

without, not

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or/o stomata/o stom/o

mouth, forming an opening

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-rexia -orexia

appetite

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proct/o

rectum & anus together

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-al

?????

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epi-

upon or above

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-ac

pertaining to

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-cyte

cell

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retro-

behind, backwards