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absorpt/o

to suck in

2

aden/o

gland

3

aliment/o

nourishment

4

amyl/o

starch

5

anabol/o

building up

6

append/o

appendix

7

appendic/o

appendix

8

bil/o

gall, bile

9

bucc/o

cheek

10

catabol/o

a casting down

11

cheil/o

lip

12

celi/o

abdomen, belly

13

chol/e

gall, bile

14

choledoch/o

common bile duct

15

cirrh/o

orange-yellow

16

col/o

colon

17

colon/o

colon

18

constipat

to press together

19

cyst/o

bladder

20

cyst

sac

21

defecat

to remove dregs

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dent/o

tooth

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diverticul/o

diverticula

24

duoden/o

duodenum

25

enter/o

intestine

26

esophage/o

esophagus

27

fibr/o

fibrous tissue

28

gastr/o

stomach

29

gingiv/o

gums

30

gloss/o

tongue