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medical terminology

lesson 1- 5

rootmedical termorgineverydayword association
cyto cytology greek (cell) none cell, jail cell, the hole, site hole,cyto
glycol (sweet sugar) glycosuria(sugar urine) greek(glyks) none sugar donut
homeo, homo, similar same,like hemostasis (same environment) greek homonegized same,same home, home, homeo
lingua (tongue) linguiform (tongue shape) latin (linguae, tongue like) linguistic tongue, eat
lip (fat) lipoma (fat tumor) greek (lipos fat) none fat,fatty,fatty foods,pass thru lips
lith (stone) lithotripsy (stone dissolve) greek (lithos, stone) monolith stone, speaking lisp
madaro (falling hair) madarosis(loss elashes,eyebrow greek (failling) none hair cut mad arrow
psych (mind) psycho-psychology (study of mind) greek (psycho mind
pyo (pus) pyogenic (pus producing) Greek (pyon; pus) none pus, yellow ooze, yellow,
thermic (heat) pus, yellow ooze, yellow, greek thereme heat thermostat temperature thermometer
radi (rays) radiology (study of rays) latin (radius) radiation rays
arthro (joint) arthritis (inflammation) greek joint none joint arm bend
carpo (wrist) carpoptosis (wrist dropping) greek wrist bone) carpool carpenter
chondro (cartiladge) chondromalacia (soft) greek (chondros,cartilage) none cartilage,apartment , condo
costa (rib) intercoatal (between rib) latin none rib cost
cranio (skull) craniotomy (skull incision) greek (kranion) none skull house brain, crane
dactyl (finger) dactylitis (inflammation greek dakylos finger none finger web finger duck
ili (HIP) iliosacral (ilium and sacrum) latin none hip
manus (hand) manicure (hand care) latin manus, hand manual hand
myel (bone marrow) myeloma (marrow tumor) greek (myelos, marrow) none myel,mile distance
myo (muscle) myoedema (muscle swelling) greel none muscle, contract myo
ortho (straighten) orthopedic (deformities) greek orthos, staight orthodox straighten, thor,ortho
ostero (bone) osteroplast (bone surgery) greek (osteon bone) none bone osteo
pedi (foot) pedicure (foot care) latin (pes foot) pedal foot pedal pedia
spondyl vertebrae) spondylitis (inflammation) greek spondylos vertebrae none spine
adeno adonoma greek (aden) adenoids glands,sweat glands
calculi (stone) calculosis latin (pebble) calculator stone, calculi,
cele (tumor, cyst; hernia) hydrocele greek celestial tumor, cele 2more
Created by: combut1