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A LPN's 350

A LPN's 350

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Thromb- Clot, Lump
ab- away from, not
-plegia paralysis
ante- before
thel- nipple
ex- out, away from
lien- spleen
tumor swelling
vestibule- enterance
puer- child
sarc- flesh
proli- offspring
macro- large
lal- speech
intra- within
inter- between
infra- beneath
cyro- cold
mal- bad
glom- ball
tens- stretch
spas- pull, draw
pharmac- drugstore
lumbo- loins, the right and left regions of the middle section of the abdomen. Lumbar regions
ventr- front
vert- turn
ambi- both
amphi- around, on both sides
brachy- short
capit- head
cau- burn
-clas break
duct- tube
fiss- split
ger- old
heter- other
infer- under
hom- same
olfac- smell
orth- straight
gyn- female
pachy- thick
phrag- fence
poster- back part
cata- down
platy- flat
pseud- false
schiz- split
eu- good, normal
proxim- nearest
scol- curved
apo- away from
di- twice, two
dia- through
eury- broad, wide
pect- chest
necr- dead
mi- less
morph- form
dis- apart
fac- make or do
lept- slender
lymph- watery fluid
mata- beyond
-rrhag burst forth
sta- stand
ton- stretch
volv- to roll
splanchn- internal organs
-rrhe flow
med- middle
xer- dry
per- throughout
blast- bud, cell
cost- rib
gram- record
acro- extremities
-rhexis break, burst
carcin- cancer
penia- decrease
gen- original, production
burso- sac
ovar- egg
-centesis puncture
oto- ear
bili- bile
squam- scale(s)
mening- membrane
cec- blind,passage
macul- spot
-pexy suspenion
onco- tumor
or- mouth
sub- under
spiro- coil
lacrim- tear
viscero- organ
lact- milk
onych- nail, claw
thorac- chest
pyle- gate, opening
vesic- bladder
sphenic- wedge
myel- marrow, spinal cord
ant- against
myco- fungus
hallux great toe
physio- nature
bucco- cheek
palpebr- eye lid
-plasia developement
rug- wrinkle, fold, crease
aur- ear
acousti- hearing
colpo- hollow, vagina
phon- voice, sound
leio- smooth
cor- heart
ren- kidney
orchi- testis
encephal- brain
thalm- inner chamber
plexus- braid
cilia- eye lash
dendr- tree, branching
phleb- vein
pilo- hair
histo- tissue
stoma- mouth
tympan- ear drum
umbilic- navel
salpingo- tube
gastr- stomach
cardi- heart
megal- enlarge
itis- inflammation
dermat- skin
plast- surgical repir
cerebr- brain
path- disease
-ectomy surgical removal
enter- intestines
osis- any condition
otomy- incision, cut into
aden- gland
angi- vessle
-oma tumor
nephr- kidney
hepat- liver
arthr- joint
blephar- eye lid
ologist- specialist
rhin- nose
gingiv- gums
-malacia soft
-ology study of
spasm involuntary contraction
-algia pain
crani- skull
end/o inside, within
hemi- half
oid- like
hyper- above, more than normal
cyst- sac
chole- bile
hypo- observe
hyster- uterus
ostomy- create an opening
para- bedside or beyond
lysis- loosening, destruction
cervic- neck
chondr- cartilage
cyan- blue
hem/hemat- blood
ost- bone
psycho- mind
lip/o fat
my- muscle
lith- stone
ophthalm- eye
proct- anus
retro- backwards, past
trip- rub, friction
strept- twist
desis- binding
mani- madness
glosso- tongue
trophy- developement
supra- above
ptosis- fallig, drooping
dyn- pain
mast- breast
rraphy- suture
dent- teeth
cephal- head
auto- self
epi- upon
hydro- water
lobo- section
emesis- vomiting
contra- against, counter
iasis- condition, formation
trans- through, across, beyond
brady- slow
ectasis- expantion
cyt- cell
odont- tooth
leuk- white
esthesia- sensation
cantho- angle at the end of the eyelid
steno- narrow, contracted
cheil- lip
cele- hernia, tumor, swelling
benign mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio- abdomen
erythro- red
vaso- vessle
melan- black
cauda- tail
lingua- tongue
myring- eardrum
spondyl- spinal column
tarso- frame work of the eyelid
cheir- hand
calc- heel, stone
cine- move
digit- finger, toe
dors- back
gangli- swelling
gemin- twin, double
grad- walk, take steps
gran- grain, particle
labi- lip
micr- small
peps- digest
pleur- chest cavity, rib or side
mamm- breast
colla- glue
later- side
rachi- spinal colum
phob- fear
phot- light
dys- bad, out of order
cut- skin
en- in
peri- about, around
pro- in front of before
mechano- machine
dynam- power
osmo- odor
traumat- wound
trich hair
maxill- upper jaw bone
an/a without, not
phak- lens
pre- infront of, before
strict- drawn tight
turbin- shaped like a top
ameb- change
semi- half
neo- new
hormone excite
therm- heat
syn/sym together
vuls- twitch,or pull
post- after
metr- uteris
tegument- covering, skin
pan- all
poly- many
ramus- branch
neuro- nerve
arter- artery
appendic- appendix
thyro- thyroid
splen- spleen
ovario- ovary
adreno- adrenal gland
basi- base
pelvis- pelvis
vena- vein
urethra- urethra, a small tubular structure extending the lenghth of the penis that transports urine from the bladder, and seman when ejaculated to the outside of the body (urethritis, inflammation of the urethra)
utero- uterus
bronch- bronch, (left and right side: bronchi)
pharyng- pharynx, passageway for air from nasal cavity to larynx and food from mouth to esophagus. Serves both the respiratoty and digestive systms; the throat
duodeno- duodenum
ureter- ureter, tube that carries urine from the kidney
sacro- sacrum, located below the lumbar vertebrea, is the fourth segment of the spinal column. This single, triangular-shape bone is a result of the fusion of the five individual sacral bones of the child.
laryng- larynx,the enlarged upper end of the trachea below the root of the tongue; the voice box
col- colon
esophag- esophagus, a muscle canal 24cm long, extending from the pharynx to the stomach
bi- two
tri- three
ile- ileum, lowest part of the intestine
ili- ilium, hip bone
lig- ligament
therap- therapy
helio- sun
astr- star-shaped
-asthenia weakness
fascia- sheet, band
iso- equal
tarso- ankle
-tope place
pod- foot
malign- bad, harmful
adnexa- ties, connection
ocul- eye
lapr- abdominal wall
dacry- tear
ment- mind
part- labor, bring forth
sclera- hard
somato- body
trachel- neck
sinus- hollow space
hypno- sleep
sept- wall, fence
scirr- hard
antr- cavity, chamber
-crine to secrete
dura- hard
pneum- lung, air
phage- to eat
phren- friend
corne- horny
plak- plate
iris- rainbow
kerat- horny
pulmo- lung
ptyal saliva
alveol- cavity
oophor- ovary
oment- covering
sedat- quiet, calm
furca- fork-shaped
radic- root
radi- ray
fistul- a pipe, narrow passage
edema- swelling
dactyl finger, toe
metabol- change
pariet wall
ependym- wrapping
gravid- pregnant
aer- air
glyco- sweet
-scop observe
sacro- sacrum
Created by: alitau on 2008-09-22



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