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Appendix A

a-;an-;ana- no; not; without
ante- before; forward
bi- two; double; both
brandy- slow
contra- against; opposite
dys- difficult; painful
endo- within
epi- above; upon
gynec/o- woman
hemi- half
hyper- above; excessive
hypo- below; deficient
inter- between
intra- within
mal- bacd; poor; abnormal
neo- new
non- not
para- near; beside
per- through
peri- around; surrounding
poly- many; excessive
post- after
pre- before; in front of
retro- behind; backward; upward
semi- half
sub- below; under
sym- with
syn- together; with
tachy- fast
tri- three
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
-emesis vomit
-emia blood
-ism condition
-itis inflammation
-lepsy seizure
-oid resembling; alike
-(o)logist specialist in the study or treatment of
-(o)logy study of
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-ostomy creation of an opening
-otomy incision into
-pathy disease
-phobia abnormal fear
-plasty surgical repair
-pnea breathing
-rrhea flow; discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-stasis control; stop
abdomin/o abdomen
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
ather/o fat; fatty plaque
audi/o hearing; sound
aur/o ear
bronch/o bronchus
bucc/o cheek
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cerebr/o cerebrum
coagul/o clotting
cyst/o bladder, sac
cyt/o cell
derm/o, dermat/o skin
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
erthr/o red
gastr/o stomach
gyn/o, gyn/e, gynec/o woman
hemat/o, hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hidr/o sweat
hyster/o uterus
immune/o protection
lip/o fat
lymph/o lymph
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
narc/o sleep
nas/o nose
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ocul/o, ophthalm/o, opt/o eye
or/o mouth
oste/o bone
pancreat/o pancreas
phleb/o vein
phot/o light
pneum/o lungs; air
proct/o rectum
psych/o, psych/i mind or soul
pulmon/o lungs
quadr/i four
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
septi bacteria
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
trache/o trachea
urethr/o urethra
ven/o vein
cerebrospinal pertaining to the brain and the spinal cord
cerebrovascular pretaining to the brain and blood vessels that supply it
epidural pretaining to above the dura mater
epilepsy a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures
meningitis inflammation of the meninges of the brain
neuralgia nerve pain
neurologist a physician who specializes in diseases of the neurological system
schizophrenia a type a psychosis in which the mind is said to be split from reality
bradycardia pretaining to a slow heart rate
cardiologist a physician who specializes in diseases of the heart
cardiomyopathy disease of the heart muscle
endocardium membrane lining the cavities of the heart
hypertension high blood pressure
hypoxemia too little oxygen in the blood
myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
myocardium heart muscle tissue
pericardium lining around the outside of the heart
tachycardia pretaining to a fast heart rate
bronchitis inflammation of the bronchi
dyspnea difficult, painful, or faulty breathing
hypoxia a condition of deficient oxygen levels
pharyngitis inflammation of the pharynx
pulmonologist specialist in diseases of the lungs
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
spirometry measurement of breathing
stethoscope instrument used to listen to lung and heart sounds thorouhg the chest wall
arthritis inflammation of the joints
bursitis inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac around joints
intramuscular pretaining to within the muscle
myalgia muscle pain
orthopedic literally, means pretaining to straight foot- pretaining to the tudy of diseases of the skeletal and muscular system
tendinitis inflammation of the tendon
endocrinology study of the secreting glands that comprise the endocrine system
hyperglycemia too much sugar in the blood
hyperthyroidism condition of too much thyroid hormone
hypokalemia low blood potassium
autoimmune the disorder characterized by abnormal function of the immune system that causes the body to produce antibodies against itself
immunocompromised a condition in which the immune system has been compromised by disease or immunosuppressive agents
leukemia a malignantblood disease marked by abnormal white blood cells, or leukocytes
metastatasis the spread of cancer cells beyond the original site of the tumor through blood or lymph
anemia a blood condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red blood cells, heoglobin, or the volume of packed red blood cells
hematology medical study of blood
myeloma tumor of the bone marrow
cholecystectomy surgical removal of the gall bladder
cirrhosis chronic livr condition the causes yellowing of tissues
colonoscopy process of viewing the colon
dysphagia pretaining to difficulty eating or swallowing
esophagitis inflammation of the esophagus
gastroenterologist specialist in the study or treatment of the stomach and intestines
nasogastric pretaining to the nose and the stomach (e.g., a tube that travels from the nose to the stomach)
pancreatitis inflammmation of the pancreas
sublingual pretaining to under the tongue
nephrectomy surgical removal of a kidney
polyuria condition in which one urinates excessively
urologist physician who specializes in conditions of the urinary system
conjunctivitis inflammation of the conjunctiva
intraocular pretaining to the inside of the eye
ophthalmologist specialist in the disease of the eye
optometry process of measuring the eye
photophobia extreme sensitivity and discomfort from light
myringitis inflammation of the tympanic membrane
otitis inflammation of the ear
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
dermatologist specialist in the study of diseasesof the skin
epidermal pretaining to on the skin
histology the study of tissues
percutaneous through the skin
subcutaneous pretaining to below the skin
gynecologist a physician who specializes in the reproductive system of women
hysterectomy the surgical removal of the uterus
mammogram an x-ray of the breast
obstetrics the specialty pretaining to the care and treatment of mother and fetus throughout pregnacy, childbirth, and the immediate postpartum period
vasectomy excision of part of thevas deferens to producemale sterility
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