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Angi/o blood vessel
Ankyl/o bent/crooked/stiff
Arthr/o joint
Capn/o carbon dioxide
Cardi/o heart
Cholangi/o bile duct (vessel)
Chole/o gall (bile)
Cholecyst/o gallbladder
Chondr/o cartilage
Cost/o rib
Crani/o skull
Cyt/o cell
Embol/o something inserted/foreign
Erythr/o red
Hem/o blood
Hist/o tissue
Kinesi/o movement
Kyph/o hump
Leuk/o white
Lord/o bent backward
Mening/o brain/spinal coverings (meninges)
My/o muscle
Myel/o spinal cord or bone marrow
Onc/o tumor
Oste/o bone
Ox/I oxygen
Path/o disease
Phleb/o vein
Por/o pore
Pyel/o renal pelvis
Quadr/I four
Sarc/o flesh
Scoli/o curved
Splen/o spleen
Spondyl/o vertebrae/backbone
Synovi/o or synov/o synovial membranes
Thromb/o clot
Tox/o poison
Ur/o urine
Ureter/o ureter
Urethr/o urethra
Ven/o vein
-algia pain
-cele hernia/protrusion
-cyte cell
-desis surgical fusion/fixation
-ectomy surgical removal
-edema swelling
-emia blood condition
-ia condition
-ic or –tic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-lithiasis presence of stones
-lysis surgical loosening/breaking or destruction
-malacia abnormal softening
-ologist specialist
-ology study of
-osis abnormal condition
-paresis partial paralysis or weakness
-penia deficieny
-plegia paralysis
-ptysis spitting
-thorax chest
-tripsy to crush
-um noun ending
Brady- slow
Hemi- half
Hyper- excessive
Hypo- deficient or decreased
Inter- between
Intra- within
Tachy- fast
Anesthetic medication used to induce anesthesia
Anesthetist RN who can administer anesthetic agents
Angina chest pain associated with narrowed coronary arteries
Arrhythmia heart beat without a rhythm
Cardiac arrest cessation of the heart beat
Diagnosis the identification of a disease
Embolism blockage of a blood vessel from a circulating substance
Embolus any substance (fat
Fissure crack or groove-like sore
Fistula abnormal passage
Paraplegia paralysis of the lower half of the body
Prognosis the prediction of the probable course or outcome of a disease
Supination turning the hand so the palm is facing up
Suppuration formation or discharge of pus
Thrombotic occlusion blockage of a blood vessel by a blood clot attached to the wall
Thrombus blood clot attached to the wall of a blood vessel
Triage screening patients based on priority of medical need
Trauma any bodily injury from an accident/disaster
Pathology study of disease
Arthrodesis surgical fusion of a joint
Arthrolysis surgical loosening (setting free) of a (stiff) joint
Osteitis inflammation of bone
Osteomalacia abnormal softening of bone
Osteoporosis abnormal condition of bone pores
Hemiparesis slight paralysis (weakness) of half (of the body)
Hemiplegia paralysis of half (of the body)
Myoparesis slight paralysis (weakness) of muscle
Quadriplegia paralysis of four (limbs)
Erythrocyte red (blood) cell
Thrombocytopenia deficiency of clotting cell
Leukemia blood condition of white
Leukocyte white (blood) cell
Leukopenia deficiency of white (blood cells)
Bradycardia condition of slow heart
Tachycardia condition of fast heart
Hemoptysis spitting (up) blood
Hemothorax “blood chest”
Hypercapnia condition of excessive carbon dioxide
Hypoxemia blood condition of decreased oxygen
Hypoxia condition of decreased oxygen
Cholangitis inflammation of a bile duct/vessel
Cholecystalgia pain in the gallbladder
Cholecystectomy surgical removal of the gallbladder
Cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
Cholelithiasis presence of gallstones
Meningitis inflammation of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
Meningocele hernia/protrusion of the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
Myelitis inflammation of bone marrow or spinal cord
Created by: vorachekt