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Purple Module

Exam short list terminology review

ambly/o dull, dim
audi/o hearing
audit/o hearing
blephar/o eyelid
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
choroid/o choroid
chrom/o colour
chromate/o colour
corne/o cornea
cycl/o ciliary body of the eye; circular; cycle
dacry/o tear; lacrimal apparatus
dacryocyst/o lacrimal sac
dendr/o tree
dipl/o double
encephala/o brain
gangli/o ganglion (knot or know like)
gli/o glue; neuroglial tissue
hydr/o water
irid/o iris
kerat/o horny tissue; hard; cornea
kinesi/o movement
later/o side to side, one side
mening/o meninges
meningi/o meninges
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
narc/o stupor; numbness ;sleep
neur/o nerve
noct/o night
ocul/o eye
ophthalm/o eye
opt/o eye;vision
optic/o eye; vision
ot/o ear
phac/o lens
phot/o light
poli/o gray; gray matter
presby/o old age
psych/o mind
pupil/o pupil
radicul/o nerve root
salping/o tube (Eustachian)
scot/o dark
staped/o stapes
synapt/o synapsis, point of contact
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath
ton/o tension; tone
tympan/o tympanic membrane/ear drum
ventricul/o ventricle
vitr/o vitreous body
-acusis hearing
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ary pertaining to
-cele hernia,swelling
-cusis hearing
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, removal
-graphy process of recording
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis separation; destruction; loosening
-malacia softening
-opia vision
-opsia vision
-ous abnormal condition;increase
-pathy disease
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse;downward
-rrhea discharge
-scope instrument of examination
-scopy visual examination
-stomy forming and opening
-tic pertaining 2
-tome instrument to cut skin
-tomy incision
-tropia turning
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-oid resembling
a-, an- without, not
bi- two
brady- slow
contra- against, opposite
di- double
dys- bad, painful, difficult
eso- inward
exo- outward
hyper- excessive; above normal
hypo- under; below normal
para- near; beside; beyond
quadri- four
syn- union, together, joined
uni- one
Created by: amatt