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or/o, stomat/o, stom

mouth, oral cavity

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pharyng/o

pharynx (throat)

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esophag/o

esophagus

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gastr/o

stomach, belly

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enter/o

small intestine (20 feet long, 1 inch diameter)

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col/o, colon/o

large intestine, colon

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an/o

anus, ring

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proct/o

rectum and anus

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append/o, appendic/o

appendix

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cheil/o

lips (labia)

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bucc/o

cheeks

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lingu/o, gloss/o

tongue

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hepat/o

liver (hepatic, pertaining to liver)

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cholecyst/o

gallbladder

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pancreat/o

pancreas

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chol/e

bile or gall

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-emesis

vomitting

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-lithiasis

presence of stones

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-pepsia

digest, digestion

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-phagia

swallowing (deglutition)

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rect/o

rectum

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sigmoid/o

sigmoid colon

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lip/o

fat

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cyst/o

sac

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-iasis

presence of formation of

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-oid

like, resembling

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dia-

through, complete

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-ase

enzymes

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sial/o

saliva

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dent/i, dent/o, odont/i, odont/o

teeth

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orth/o

straight

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intestin

intestine

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metabol

change

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mastication

chewing

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xer/o

dry

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-plakia

plaque

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gingiv

gums

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pept

digestion

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hiat

opening

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mal-

bad or poor

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continuous, excessive hunger

bulimia

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de-

removal

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hydra-

water

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diverticul

diverticulum

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intussuscept

to take up or to receive within

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inguin

groin

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steat/o

fat

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cirrh

yellow or orange

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cholang

bile duct

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-lithiasis

presence of stones