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absorpt/o

to suck in

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aden/o

gland

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aliment/o

nourishment

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amyl/o

starch

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anabol/o

building up

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append/o

appendix

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appendic/o

appendix

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bil/o

gall, bile

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bucc/o

cheek

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catabol/o

a casting down

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cheil/o

lip

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celi/o

abdomen, belly

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chol/e

gall, bile

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choledoch/o

common bile duct

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cirrh/o

orange-yellow

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col/o

colon

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colon/o

colon

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constipat

to press together

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cyst/o

bladder

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cyst

sac

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defecat

to remove dregs

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dent/o

tooth

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diverticul/o

diverticula

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duoden/o

duodenum

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enter/o

intestine

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esophage/o

esophagus

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fibr/o

fibrous tissue

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gastr/o

stomach

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gingiv/o

gums

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gloss/o

tongue

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glyc/o

sweet, sugar

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halit/o

breath

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hermat/o

blood

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hemorrh/o

vein liable to bleed

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hepat/o

liver

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herni/o

hernia

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ile/o

ileum

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ile

a twisting

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jejun/o

middle intestine

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labi/o

lip

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lapar/o

abdomen

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lingu/o

tongue

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lip/o

fat

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mes

middle

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nid

nest

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odont/o

tooth

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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paralyt

to disable; paralysis

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pept/o

to digest

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pharyngl/e

pharynx

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pil/o

hair

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prand/i

meal

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proct/o

anus, rectum

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pylor/o

gatekeeper, pylorus

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rect/o

rectum

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sial/o

saliva

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid

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splen/o

spleen

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stomat/o

mouth

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verm/i

worm

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volvul

to roll

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eructat

breaking out

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masticat

to chew