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Med Term Ch 1-2

Medical Terminology get connected Chapters 1-2

Cardi- heart
retro- behind
-phobia fear
-rrhage bursting forth
Gastr- stomach
supra- above
-ptosis drooping
-rrhea discharge / flow
Hepat- liver
trans- across
-rrhexis rupture
-ectomy surgical removal
Rhin- nose
di- two
-itis inflammation
-sclerosis hardened condition
Cephal- head
hemi- half
-megaly enlargement / large
-spasm involuntary muscle contraction
Arthr- joint
hyper- excessive / more than normal
-logy study of
-stenosis narrowing
My- muscle
micro- small
-gram record / picture
-toxic poison
Oste- bone
pan- all
path disease
-centesis puncture to withdraw fluid
Electr- electricity
para- (prefix) alongside
-cele hernia / protrusion
Carcin- cancer
multi- many
-cytosis abnormal cell condition {too many}
-graph instrument for recording
a- without
ultra- excess
-otomy cutting into
-scope instrument to view
dys- painful / difficult
homo- same
-algia pain
-cyte cell
sub- beneath / under
auto- self
-asthenia weakness
-derma skin condition
bi- (prefix) two
hetero- different
-dynia pain
-dipsia thrist
post- after
pre- before
-ectasis dilated / expansion
-esthesia feeling / sensation
anti- against
uni- mono / one
-edema swelling
-genesis produces / generates
brady- slow
-emesis vomit
-oid resembling
pachy- thick
-emia blood condition
-opia vision
tachy- fast
-itis inflammation
ante- before / in front of
-lith stone
-pepsia digestion
endo- within / inner
-lysis destruction
-pnea breathing
epi- above / upon
-malacia abnormal softening
-poiesis formation
hypo- below / insufficient / less than normal
-oma tumor / mass
-trophic development
infra- below / under
-pathy disease
-logist one who studies
peri- around
-penia too few
bi(o) root word life
-para (suffix) to bear {offspring}
Created by: emsnco