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17.1 Otolaryngology

CF Otolaryngology

acous/o hearing; sound
aden/o gland
adenoid/o adenoids
alg/o pain
allerg/o allergy
audi/o the sense of hearing
audit/o the sense of hearing
aur/i ear
auricul/o ear
bi/o life; living organisms; living tissue
bucc/o cheek
candid/o Candida (a yeast)
carcin/o cancer
cavit/o hollow space
cav/o hollow space
cervic neck; cervix
cheil/o lip
circul/o circle
cochle/o cochlea (of the inner ear)
conduct/o carrying; conveying
congest/o accumulation of fluid
cortic/o cortex (outter region)
dissect/o to cut apart
dors/o back; dorsum
effus/o a pouring out
ethm/o sieve
extern/o outside
faci/o face
front/o front
gloss/o tongue
glott/o glottis (of the larynx)
hem/o blood
impact/o wedged in
incud/o incus (anvil-shapped bone)
infer/o below
labi/o lip; labium
labyrinth/o labyrinth in the inner ear
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
later/o side
leuk/o white
lingu/o tongue
log/o word; the study of
lymph/o lymph; lymphatic system
malign/o intentionally causing harm; cancer
malle/o malleus (hammer-shapped bone)
mandibule/o mandible (lower jaw)
mast/o breast; mastoid process
mastoid/o mastoid process
maxill/o maxilla (upper jaw)
ment/o chin
mucos/o mucous membrane
myring/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
nas/o nose
neur/o nerve
or/o mouth
osm/o the sense of small
ossic/o bone
ossicul/o ossicle (little bone)
ot/o ear
palat/o palate
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
plak/o plaque
polyp/o polyp
persby/o old age
radic/o all the parts including the root
rhin/o nose
scler/o hard; sclera (white of the eye)
scop/o examine with an instrument
sensitiv/o affected by; sensitive to
sensor/i sensory
sept/o septum (dividing wall)
ser/o serum of the blood; serumlike fluid
sinus/o sinus
sphen/o wedge shape
staped/o stapes (stirrup-shaped bone)
strept/o curved
super/o above
suppur/o pus formation
tempor/o temple (side of the head)
tonsill/o tonsil
toxic/o poision; toxin
turbin/o scroll like structure; turbinate
tuss/o cough
tympan/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
vestibul/o vestibule (entrence)
voc/o voice
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