coelio-, coelo-, coel-, -coele, coeli-, celeo-, cel-, cele-, celi-, celio-

(Greek: abdomen [hollow, cavity of the body])

celiac, coeliac (adjective) (not comparable)
1. Relating to the region of the abdomen or abdominal cavity: Dr. Thompson still had to find out the reason for Frank's celiac ailment, and so Frank had to stay in hospital a bit longer for all the different tests to be made.
2. Pertaining to an abdominal disease: Because Floyd was having pain in his stomach, he went to his doctor who prescribed a celiac diet to relieve his disorder.
celialgia, coelialgia (s) (noun); celialgia; coelialgia (pl)
Pain in the stomach or the abdominal cavity_ When Tim complained of his tummy hurting him, he went to his favorite doctor, Dr. Smith, who examined him and said that he had a case of celialgia.
A term for excision of any abdominal organ, or a part of it.
celiodynia (s) (noun) (no pl)
A stomach pain or a pain in the abdomen: There are many reasons for a condition of celiodynia, and among them are food poisoning, allergies, gastritis, gallstones, and appendicitis.
celiogastrotomy (s) (noun), celiogastrotomies (pl)
A surgical incision or cut, through the abdominal wall into the stomach.
Abdominal hysterectomy or the surgical removal of the uterus through an incision made in the abdominal wall; the opposite of a vaginal hysterectomy.
celiomyomectomy, laparomyomectomy
Abdominal myomectomy (removal of a myoma of the uterus through an abdominal incision).
celiopathy (s) (noun), celiopathies (pl)
A rarely used term for any abdominal disease: In the hospital there were some cases of celiopathy, all having to do with ailments of the intestinal area and stomach region.
An optical instrument for examining the interior a body cavity.

A cross reference of other word family units that are related directly, indirectly, or partially with: "opening, hole, cavity, tract, tube": alveolo-; antro-; anu-; celo-; concho-; fenestra-; hernio-; hiat-; meato-; ora-; parieto-; poro-; pyl-, pyle-; pylor-; sphinctero-; splanchn-; stomato-; syringo-; uretero-; urethro-; vagino-; ventricul-.