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Ch 1 Combining Forms


adenitis inflammation of the gland
adenoma tumor of a gland
adenopathy a disease condition of a gland(often elargement) of a gland.
Anemia Decreased of hemoglobin in the blood, caused by low red blood cell production, loss of blood, or increase of red blood cell destruction
Arthralgia pain of a joint
Arthritis Inflammation of a joint
Autopsy Examination of a body after death (postmortem) to determine the cause of death.
Biology Study of life (living organisms).
Biopsy Carcinogenic
Carcinogenic pertaining to producing cancer
Carcinoma cancerous ofr malignant tumor
cardiac pertaining to the heart
cardiology study of the heart
cephalic pertaining to the head
cerebral pertaining to the cerebrum (largest part of the brain).
Cytitis Inflammation of the urinaty bladder
Cystoscopy visual examination of the urinary bladder
Cytology Study of cell
Dermatitis Inflmmation of the skin
Dermatology study of the skin
electrocardiogram record of the electricity within the heart.
electroencephalogram record of the electricity within the brain
endocrine glands glands that secrete hormones within the body, directly into the bloodstream
endocrinologist specialist in the study of the endocrine glands
endocrinology endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands
endoscope instrument to visually examine with the body
endoscopy process of visual examination with the body.
enteritis inflammation of the small instestine
enteropathy disease condition of the intestines ofthen the small intestine
epidermis the outer later of the skin
epigastric pertaining to above or upon the stomach
erythrocyte red blood cell
excision process of cutting out; removal; resection
exocrine glands glands that secrete chemicals to the outside of the body.
gastrectomy removal or excision
gastric pertaining to the stomach
gastroenterology study of the stomach and intestines
gastrotomy incision of the stomach
gynecologist specialist in the study of disorders of the female reproductive system
gynecology study of the diseases of women, particularly those affecting the female reproductive system
hematology study of blood disorders
hematoma collection or mass of bloodh
hemaglobin blood protein contained in red blood cells
hepatitis inflammarion of the liver
hepatoma tumor of the liver; hepatocellular carcinoma
hyperglycemia high levels of sugar in the blood
hyperthyroidism secretion by thyroid of a greater than notmal amount of thyroxine (thyroid hormone, or t4)
hypodermic pertaining to under the skin
hypogastric pertaining to below the stomach
hyperglycemia too little sugar in the blood
Created by: marmas87