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-ase

Enzyme

1

Amyl/o

Starch

2

An/o

Anus

3

Bar/o

Obese

4

-cele

Herniation

5

-centesis

Surgical puncture (remove fluid)

6

Cheil/o

Lips

7

Cholangi/o

Bile ducts (vessels)

8

Cholecyst/o

Gallbladder

9

Col/o

Large intestine

10

-clysis

Irrigation or washing

11

Diverticul/o

Small pockets in the colon wall

12

Duoden/o

Duodenum

13

-ectasia

Dilation or stretching

14

Enter/o

Intestine (mostly small intestine)

15

Epi-

Upon

16

Esophag/o

Esophagus

17

Fec/o

Feces, solid waste

18

Gastr/o

Stomach

19

Gingiv/o

Gums

20

Gloss/o

Tongue

21

-graphy

Process of making a picture

22

Hepat/o

Liver

23

-iatric, -trician

Pertaining to a specialist

24

ile/o

ileum

25

Jejun/o

Jejunum

26

Lingu/o

Tongue

27

-lysis

Destruction

28

Myc/o

Fungus

29

Pancreat/o

Pancreas

30

Para-

Around or near

31

-pexy

Fixation of a prolapsed organ

32

-pelgia

Paralysis

33

Proct/o

Anus and rectum

34

-ptosis

Prolapsed organ

35

Rect/o

Rectum

36

-rrhagia

Hemorrhage

37

-rrhaphy

Suture

38

-rrhexis

Rupture

39

-scope

Looking instrument

40

Sigmoid/o

Sigmoid colon

41

Splen/o

Spleen

42

Stomat/o

Mouth