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Medical terminology

Chapter 1 Basic structure

Adenoma tumour of a gland
Arthritis Inflammation of a joint
Carcinoma cancerous tumor
cephalic pertaining to the head
Cerebral Pertaining to the brain
cardiology study and treatment of heart
Cytology: Study of the cells
electrocardiogram, recording of the electrical activity of the heart
gastrectomy removal of the stomach
diagnosis state of complete knowledge
prognosis state of knowledge before the fact
hematology study of blood
iatrogenic pertaining to produced by treatment, (side effect
Leukocyte White blood cell
oncology Study of tumors
ophthalmoscope instrument used for visual examination of the eyes
pathologist specialist in the study of disease
rhinitis inflammation of the nose
sarcoma Cancer of the connective tissue
arthralgia joint Pain
Pathogenic pertaining to producing a disease
hepatoma malignant tumor of the liver
leukocytosis condition of slight increase of white blood cells
enteropathy disease of the intestines
gastroenterology study of the gastric system
pericardium membrane surrounding the heart
Created by: lannmerle