chapter 3

January 16, 2018 Off By admin
Term Definition
an/o- anus
appendic/o- appendix
append/o- small structure hanging from a larger structure; appendix
bili/o- bile; gall
cec/o- cecum
celi/o- abdomen
cheil/o- lip
chez/o- to pass feces
cholangi/o- bile duct
chol/e- bile; gall
cholecyst/o- gallbladder
choledoch/o- common bile duct
cirrh/o- yellow
col/o- colon
colon/o- colon
constip/o- compacted feces
degluti/o- swallowing
digest/o- break down food; digest
diverticul/o- diverticulum
duoden/o- duodenum
enter/o- intestine
esophagi/o- esophagus
fec/a- feces; stool
fec/o- feces; stool
gastr/o- stomach
gloss/o- tongue
gustat/o- the sense of taste
hemat/o- blood
hemorrhoid/o- hemorrhoid
hepat/o- liver
ile/o- ileum
intestine/o- intestine
jejun/o- jejunum
lapar/o- abdomen
lingu/o- tongue
lith/o- stone
mastic/o- chewing
omphal/o- umbilicus; navel
orex/o- appetite
or/o- mouth
panceat/o- pancreas
peps/o- digestion
pept/o- digestion
peritone/o- peritoneum
phag/o- eating; swallowing
pharyng/o- pharynx (throat)
polyp/o- polyp
rect/o- rectum
regurgitat/o- flow backward
saliv/o- saliva
sial/o- saliva; salivary gland
`sigmoid/o- sigmoid colon
stomat/o- mouth
umbilic/o- umbilicus; navel
LFT liver function test
ABD abdomen
BM bowel movement
BS bowel sounds
GI gastrointestinal
HBV hep b virus
NPO nothing by mouth
PO by mouth
PUD peptic ulcer disease
RLQ right lower quadrant
ERCP reference to endoscopic retrograde procedure
PEG type of feeding tube