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Kim Med Term 2

Med Term 2

hedon/o pleasure
hem/o blood
hemangi/o blood vessel
hemat/o blood
hemi- half
hemorrhoid/o hemorrhoid
hepat/o liver
herni/o hernia
heter/o different
hiat/o an opening
hidr/o sweat
hidraden/o sudoriferous gland (sweat gland)
hil/o hilum
hist/o tissue
home/o same
homo- same
humer/o humerus (upper arm bone)
humor/o liquid
hydr/o water, fluid
hymen hymen
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- deficient, below, under
hypophys/o hypophysis, pituitary
hyster/o uterus
-i noun ending
-ia condition, state of
-iac pertaining to
-iasis condition, presence of
iatr/o treatment
-iatric pertaining to treatment
-iatrician one who specializes in treatment
-iatrist one who specialized in treatment
-iatry process of treatment
-ic pertaining to
ichthy/o fishlike
-ician one who studies
-icle small, tiny
-id pertaining to
idi/o unique, unknown
-ile pertaining to
ile/o ileum (third part of small intestine)
ili/o ilium (superior, widest pelvic bone)
immun/o safety, protection
-in substance
in- in, not
-ine pertaining to
infer/o downward
infra- down
inguin/o groin
insulin/o insulin
inter- between
insterstit/o space between
intestin/o intestine
intra- within
-ion process of
-ior pertaining to
ipsi- same
ir/o iris
irid/o iris
-is structure, thing, noun ending
is/o equal
isch/o hold back, suppress
ischi/o ischium (lower part of pelvic bone)
-ism condition, state of
-ist one who specializes
-itis inflammation
-itic pertaining to
-ium structure, membrane
-ive pertaining to
-ization process of
-jejun/o second part of small intestine (jejunum)
kal/i potassium
kary/o nucleus
kathis/o sitting
kerat/o hard, horny, cornea
ket/o ketone
keton/o ketone
-kine movement
kinesi/o movement
-kinin movement substance
klept/o to steal, stealing
kyph/o roundback
labi/o lips, labia
labyrinth/o labyrinth (inner ear)
lacrim/o tear
lact/o milk
-lalia condition of babbling
lamin/o lamina, thin plate
lapar/o abdomen
-lapse falling, dropping, prolapse
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
later/o side
lei/o smooth
leiomy/o smooth muscle
-lepsy seizure
leuk/o white
leukocyt/o white blood cell
levo- left
lex/o word, speech
ligament/o ligament
ligat/o to tie, tying
lingu/o tongue
lip/o fat
lipid/o lipid, fat
-listhesis slipping
lith/o stone, calculus
-lithotomy removal of stone
lob/o lobe, section
lobul/o small lobe
log/o study of
-logist one who specializes in the study of
-logy study of
long/o long
lord/o swayback
lumb/o lower back
lumin/o lumen (space within vessel)
lymph/o lymph
lymphaden/o lymph gland/node
lumphangi/o lymph vessel
lymphat/o lymph
lys/o break down, dissolve
-lysis breaking down, dissolving, loosening, freeing from adhesions
-lytic pertaining to breaking down
macro- large
macul/o macula, macule, macula lutea, spot
mal- bad, poor
-malacia condition of softening
malle/o malleus, hammer
malleol/o distal process lower leg, little malleolus
mamm/o breast
man/o scanty pressure
mandibul/o lower jaw
-mania condition of madness
man/u hand
mast/o breast
mastoid/o mastoid process
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw bone)
meat/o meatus (opening)
medi/o middle
mediastin/o mediastinum (space between lungs)
medull/o medulla, inner portion
-megaly enlargement
melan/o black, dark
men/o menstruation, menses
mening/o meninges
meningi/o meninges
menisc/o meniscus, crescent
menstru/o menstruation
ment/o mind, chin
meso- middle
meta- beyond, change
metacarp/o metacarpal(hand bone)
metatars/o metatarsal (foot bone)
-meter instrument to measure
metr/o uterus
metri/o uterus
-metry process of measurement
micro- small
Created by: KMays