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Digestive System

Digestive system terms

Gastr/o Stomach Gastritis, Gastrectomy
Hepat/o Liver Hepatitis (inflammation of), hepatoma (tumor of)
Chol/e Gall, bile Cholecystitis, cholecystectomy (inflammation of, removal of gallbladder)
Cyst/o Bladder, sac (see above)
Emes/o Vomit Emesis (vomiting), emetic (stimulating vomiting), antiemetic (stopping vomiting)
Lith/o Stone Cholelithotomy (removal of gall stones)
Lapar/o Abdominal wall Laparotomy (cutting into the abdomen)
-centesis To puncture Abdominocentesis (puncturing and draining)
-tripsy To crush Cholelithotripsy (smashing gall stones with sound waves)
-rrhea Flow, discharge Diarrhea
-iasis
(-osis)
Abnormal condition Cholelithiasis (presence of gall stones causing symptoms)

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