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dent/o, dent/i

tooth, teeth

edentulous: without teeth

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odont/o

tooth, teeth

periodontics: dental specialty that deals with the study and tx of the tissues around the teeth

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gingiv,o

gum (gingiva)

gingivectomy: excision of gum tissue

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gloss/o

tongue

glossoplegia: paralysis of the tongue

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lingu/o

tongue

orolingual: pertaining to the mouth and tongue

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gnath/o

jaw

prognathous: having a projecting jaw

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labi/o

lip

labium: lip or lip-like structure

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or/o

mouth

circumoral: around the mouth

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stoma, stomat/o

mouth

xerostomia: dryness to the mouth

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palat/o

palate

palatine: pertaining to the palate (also palatal)

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sial/o

saliva, salivary gland, salivary duct

sialogram: radiograph of the salivary glands and ducts

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uvul/o

uvula

uvulotome: instrument (-tome) for incising the uvula

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esophag/o

esophagus

esophageal: pertaining to the esophagus

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gastr/o

stomach

gastroparesis: partial paralysis of the stomach

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pylor/o

pylorus

pyloroplasty: plastic repair of the pylorus

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enter/o

intestine

dysentery: infections disease of the intestine

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duoden/o

duodenum

duodenostomy: surgical creation of an opening into the duodenum

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jejun/o

jejunum

jejunectomy: excision of the jejunum

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ile/o

ileum

ileitis: inflammation of the ileum

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cec/o

cecum

cecoptosis: downward displacement of the cecum

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col/o, colon/o

colon

coloclysis: irrigation (-clysis) of the colon

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

sigmoidoscope: an endoscope for examining the sigmoid colon

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rect/o

rectum

rectocele: hernia of the rectum

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proct/o

rectum

proctopexy: surgical fixation of the rectum

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an/o

anus

perianal: around the anus

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hepat/o

liver

hepatocyte: a liver cell

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bili

bile

biliary: pertaining to the bile or bile ducts

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chol/e, chol/o

bile, gall

cholestasis: stoppage of bile flow

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

cholecystogram: radiograph of the gallbladder

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cholangi/o

bile duct

cholangioma: cancer of the bile ducts

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choledoch/o

common bile duct

choledochal: pertaining to the common bile duct

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pancreat/o

pancreas

pancreatotropic: acting on the pancreas

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bucc/o

cheek

buccoversion: turning toward the cheek