Exercise 123

Use the suffix -ic to write a word for each of the following definitions:

1. pertaining to the liver _

2. pertaining to the gallbladder _

3. pertaining to the pancreas _

Use the suffix -graphy to write a word for each of the following definitions:

4. radiographic study of the bile ducts _

5. radiographic study of the liver _

6. radiographic study of the gallbladder _

7. radiographic study of the pancreas _

Use the suffix -lithiasis to write a word for each of the following definitions:

8. condition of having a stone in the common bile duct _

9. condition of having a stone in the pancreas _

Fill in the blanks:

10. The word biligenesis (bil-i-JEN-e-sis) means the formation of _

11. Choledochotomy (ko-led-o-KOT-o-me) is incision of the _

12. Hepatomegaly (hep-a-to-MEG-a-le) is enlargement of the _

13. A word that means inflammation of the liver is _

14. A pancreatotropic (pan-kre-at-o-TROP-ik) substance acts on the

15. Cholangitis is inflammation of a(n) _

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  • EINO
    Which medical term means “condition of having a stone in the common bile duct”?
    8 years ago

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