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Respiratory and Digestive

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heyguysitsclaire's version from 2016-02-18 19:41

Section 1

Question Answer
nas/oMeaning: Nose -- Example: Intranasal -- Definition of Example: Within the nose
rhin/oMeaning: Nose -- Example: Rhinoplasty -- Definition of Example: Plastic repair of the nose
pharyng/oMeaning: Pharynx -- Example: Pharyngeal -- Definition of Example: Pertaining to the pharynx
laryng/oMeaning: Larynx -- Example: Laryngospasm -- Definition of Example: Spasm of the larynx
trache/oMeaning: Trachea -- Example: Tracheotome -- Definition of Example: Instrument used to incise the trachea
bronch/o. bronch/iMeaning: Bronchus -- Example: Bronchogenic -- Definition of Example: Originating is a bronchus
bronchiolMeaning: Bronchiole -- Example: Bronchiolectasis -- Definition of Example: Dilatation of the bronchioles
phren/oMeaning: Diaphragm -- Example: Phrenic -- Definition of Example: Pertaining to the diaphragm
phrenic/oMeaning: Phrenic Nerve -- Example: Phrenicectomy -- Definition of Example; Partial excision of the phrenic nerve
pleur/oMeaning: Pleura -- Example: Pleurodesis -- Definition of Example: Fusion of the pleura
pulm/o, pulmon/oMeaning: Lung -- Example: Extrapulmonary -- Definition of Example: Outside the lungs
pneum/o, pneumat/oMeaning: Air, gas, respiration, lung -- Example: Pneumothorax -- Definition of Example: Presence of air in the thorax
pneumon/oMeaning: Lung -- Example: Pneumonitis -- Definition of Example: Inflammation of the lung
spir/oMeaning: Breathing -- Example: Spirometer -- Definition of Example: Instrument for measuring breathing volumes
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Section 2

Question Answer
esophag/oMeaning: Esophagus -- Example: Esophageal -- Definition of Example: Pertaining to the esophagus
gastr/oMeaning: Stomach -- Example: Gastroparesis -- Definition of Example: You know
pylor/oMeaning: Pylorus -- Example: Pyloroplasty -- Definition of Example: Plastic repair of the pylorus
enter/oMeaning: Intestine -- Example: Dysentery -- Definition of Example: Infectious disease of the intestine
duoden/oMeaning: Duodenum -- Example: Duodenostomy -- Definition of Example: Surgical creation of an opening into the duodenum
jejun/oMeaning: Jejunum -- Example: Jejunectomy -- Definition of Example: Excision of the jejunum
ile/oMeaning: Ileum -- Example: Ileitis -- Definition of Example: Inflammation of the ileum
cec/oMeaning: Cecum -- Example: Cecoptosis -- Definition of Example: Downward displacement of the cecum
col/o, colon/oMeaning: Colon -- Example: Colocysis -- Definition of Example: Irrigation of the colon
signoid/oMeaning: Sigmoid colon -- Example: Sigmoidoscope -- Definition of Example: an endoscope for examining the sigmoid colono
rect/oMeaning: Rectum -- Example: Rectocele -- Definition of Example: Hernia of the rectum
proct/oMeaning: Rectum -- Example: Proctopexy -- Definition of Example: Surgical fixation of the rectum
an/oMeaning: Anus -- Example: Perianal -- Definition of Example: Around the anus
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