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crani skull
otomy cutting into
craniotomy cutting into the skull
dys difficult, painful, bad
uria urine
dysuria difficult or painful urination
hyster uterus
ectomy surgical removal of
hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
hemo blood
toxic poison
hemotoxic toxins that poison the blood
peri around
card heart
itits inflammation, inflammation of
pericarditits inflammation of the area around the heart
leuko white
cyte cell
leukocyte white (blood) cell
chole bile, gallbladder
cyst bladder, bag, sac
cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
tachy rapid, fast
cardia pertaining to the heart
neur nerve, nervous system
algia pain
neuralgia nerve pain
poly many, much
cyt cell
emia blood
polycytemia too many blood cells
brady slow
bradycardia slow heart
gastr stomach
ectomy surgical removal of
gastretcomy surgical removal of the stomach
mening membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
meningitis inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
neo new
pathy disease
neopathy a new disease
dermat pertaining to the skin
ologist person who does/studies
dermatologist person who studies skin
procto rectum, rectal, anus
sccope examining instrument
proctoscope instrument for examining the rectum
carcin cancer, malignancy
oma tumor, a swelling
carcinoma cancerous tumor
electro electrical
encephalo brain
graph diagram, instrument for recording
electroencephalograph an instrument for recording electrical activity in the brain
osteo bone
malacia softening of a tissue
osteomalacia softening of bone tissue
para near, beside, beyond, abnormal, lower half of the body
plegia paralysis
paraplegia paralysis of the lower half of the body
py pus
uria urine
pyuria pus in urine
acro extremitites (arms and legs)
megaly large, enlarged
acromegaly enlarged extremities
geront old age, elderly
gerontology study of the elderly
phagia to eat, consuming, swallow
dysphagia difficult or painful swallowing
hydro water
hydrocele swelling of water
Created by: malta18