Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Medical Terminology

root wordmedical term
adeno adenoma - gland tumor
calculi calculosis - stones
cele hydrocele - water cyst, tumor
cyto cytology - study of cells
glyco gycosuria - sugar in the urine
homeo, homo homeostasis - same environment
lingua linguiform - tongue shaped
lip lipoma - fat tumor
lith lithotripsy - stone dissolve
madaro madanosis - loss of eyelids or eyebrows
psych psycho - mind, study of psychology, mental proocesses
pyo pyogenic - pus producing
radi radiology - study of rays
thermic thermobiosis - exists at high temperature
arthro arthritis - joint inflammation
carpo carpoptosis - wrist dropping
chondro chondromalacia - soft cartilage
costa intercostal - between ribs
cranio craniotomy - skull incision
dactyl dactylitis - finger inflammation
ili iliosacral - ilium and sacrum
manus manicure - hand care
myel myeloma - marrow tumor
myo myoedema - muscle swelling
ortho orthopedic - concerning deformities
osteo osteoplast - bone surgery
pedi pedicure - foot care
spondyl spondylitis - vertabrae inflammation
cutis cutitis - skin inflammation
dent dentiform - toothlike
derma dermatology - study of skin
hapsia parapsia - touch disorder
odont odontoprisis - teeth grinding
onco oncology - study of tumor
onychia onychitis - nail bed inflammation
pedicular pediculosis - condition of lice
prurigo pruritis -itching inflammation
psora psoriasis - condition of itch
sarco sarcolysis - flesh decomposing
sclero sclerogenous - hardening tissue
squama squamous - scale like
tricho trichoid - hair like
chole cholecystectomy - gallbladder excision
colon colitis - large intestine inflammation
emesis emetic - produces vomit
entero enteritis - intestinal inflammation
gastro gastritis - stomach inflammation
glosso glossopathy - tongue disease
hepat hepatitis - liver inflammation
ile ileitis - ileum inflamation
laparo laparotomy - abdomen incision
myxo myxoma - mucus tumor
procto proctology - study of disease of the colon, rectum, anus
pylora pylorostenosis - pyloric narrowing
stoma stomatitis - mouth inflammation
viscero visceromegaly - enlarged abdominal organs
angio angiogram - vessel study
aortal aortalgia - aorta pain
arterio arteriosclerosis - condition of hard arteries
cardio cardiology - study of the heart
emboli embolectomy - removal of embolus
emia anemia - without blood
hema, hemo hematoma - blood tumor
phleb phlebotomy - vein incision
thrombo thrombophlebitis -clotted vein
varico varicocele - twisted veins, tumor
vaso vasoconstriction - tightened vessel
vena vena cava - large vein
ventricu ventriculitis - ventricle inflammation
broncho bronchitis - bronchial inflammation
cili ciliogenesis - cili forming
ectasis atelectasis - abnormal expansion
laryngo laryngitis - larynx inflammation
naso nasology - study of the nose
oro orofacial - mouth and face
oxy oxyosmia - keen sense of smell
pector pectoralgia - chest nerve pain
pleura pleurisy - inflammation of exterior lung
pneumo pneumonectomy - lung incision
ptysis hemoptysis - bloody sputum
pulmo pulmonolgy - study of the lungs
rhin rhinitis - nose inflammation
tracheo tracheostomy - trachea opening
Created by: pebblescampbell