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Medical Term. Words

Chapter One

Aden/o gland
Carcin/o cancer
Cardi/o heart
Chem/o chemical
Dermat/o skin
enter/o small intestine
gastr/o stomach
gynec/o female
hemat/o blood
hydr/o water
immun/o immune
laryng/o voice box
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ophthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
path/o disease
pulmon/o lung
rhin/o nose
ur/o urine, urinary tract
A without, away from
an without
ante before, in front of
anti against
auto self
brady slow
dys painful, difficult
endo inner, within
epi upon, over
hetero different
homo same
hydro water
hyper over,above
hypo under, below
infra under, beneath, below
intra within, inside
macro large
micro small
neo new
pan all
para beside, beyond, near
peri around
post after,
pre before, in front of
pseudo false
retro behind
sub under, below
super above, excess
supra above
tachy rapid, fast
trans across, through
bi two
hemi half
mono one
multi many
nulli none
poly many
quad four
semi partial, half
tri three
uni one
algia pain
gen that which produces
genesis generates, produces
genic producing
iasis abnormal condition
itis inflammation
logist one who studies
logy study of
lysis destruction
megaly enlargement, large
pathy disease
ptosis drooping
sclerosis hardening
stenosis narrowing
therapy treatment
trophy nourishment, development
uria condition of the urine
centesis puncture to withdraw fluid
ectomy surgical removal
ostomy surgically create an opening
otomy cutting into
gram record of picture
graph instrument for recording
graphy process of recording
meter instrument for measuring
metry process of measuring
scope instrument for viewing
scopy process of visually examining
vertebra vertebrae
thorax thoraces
appendix appendices
metastasis metastases
sarcoma sarcomata
phalanx phalanges
ganglion ganglia
nucleus nuclei
ovum ova
biopsy biopsies
Created by: avilak