Digestive System Flashcards

Terms Definitions
pylor/o
pyloric sphincter
Hint:
allows food to leave the stomach when it is ready
celi/o
belly, adominal
jejun/o
jejunum
Hint:
2nd part of the small intestines
duoden/o
duodenum
Hint:
1st part of the small intestines
cec/o
cecum
Hint:
1st part of the small intestines
labi/o
lip
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
steat/o
fat
cheil/o
lip
gingiv/o
gums
esophag/o
esophagus
sigmoid/o
sigmoid colon
Hint:
part of the large intestines right before the rectum
or/o
mouth
bucc/o
cheek
dent/i
tooth
uvul/o
uvula
Hint:
mouth
gastro/o
stomach
append/o appendic/o
appendix
colon/o
colon
proct/o
anus, rectum
odont/o
tooth
choledoch/o
common bile duct
lip/o
fat, lipid
-prandial
meal
bilirubin/o
bilirubin (bile pigment)
-chezia
defacation, elimination of wastes
bil/o
gall, bile
gluc/o
sugar
palat/o
palate
mandibul/o
lower jar, mandibule
odont/o
tooth
chlorhydr/o
hydrochloric acid
sial/o
saliva, salivary
lingu/o
tongue
prote/o
protein
faci/o
face
sialaden/o
salivary gland
pancreat/o
pancreas
an/o
anus
Hint:
end of the digestive tract, opening to the outside of the body
glycogen/o
animal starch, glycogen
amyl/o
starch
lith/o
stone
stomat/o
mouth
chol/e
gall, bile
-ase
enzyme
col/o
colon (large intestines)
rect/o
rectum
gloss/o
tongue
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