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medical term 7th edi

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melan/o black, dark
cyan/o blue
cephal/o head
myc/o fungus
cyt/o cell
lapar/o abdomen, abdominal wall
hist/o tissue
sarc/o flesh, connective tissue
aden/o gland
cervic/o neck, cervix
pyr/o fever, fire
py/o pus
leuk/o white
adip/o fat
path/o disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
albin/o white
lip/o fat, lipid
coron/o coronary, crown
erythr/o red
tachy- fast, rapid
poly- many
intra- within, inside
pre- before, in front of, forward
neo- new, strange
sub- under, less, below
hypo- deficient, decreased
post- after, behind
hyper- excessive, increased
end-, endo- within, in, inside
hemi- half
ante- before, in front of, forward
anti- against
brady- slow
peri- surrounding, around
super-, supra- above, excessive
a-, an- without, away from, negative, not
per- excessive, through
dys- bad, difficult, painful
inter- between, among
-ia abnormal condition, disease
-osis abnormal condition, disease
-plegia paralysis
-cyte cell
-cele hernia, tumor, swelling
-lysis breakdown, separation, setting free, destruction, loosening
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-malacia abnormal softening
-ectasis stretching, dilation, enlargement
-desis to bind, tie together
-ary pertaining to
-pnea breathing
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhexis rupture
-ptosis prolapse, drooping forward
-ac, -al pertaining to, relating to
-ic pertaining to
-estheisa sensation, feeling
-pause stopping
-uria urination, urine
-ologist specialist
-itis inflammation
-gram, -graph a picture or record
-graphy the process of producing a picture or record
-ostomy surgical creation of an opening to the body surface
-ectomy surgical removal, cutting out
-rrhea flow or discharge
-otomy cutting, surgical incision
-pathy disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
-emia blood, condition
-rrhagia, -rrhage bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
-megaly enlargement
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
-pexy surgical fixation
-tripsy to crush
-scope instrument for visual examination
-necrosis tissue death
-scopy visual examination
-ology the science or study of
-oma tumor, neoplasm
-stenosis abnormal narrowing
-rrhaphy surgical sutering
-algia pain, suffering, painful condition
ech/o sound
radi/o radiation, x-rays
chondr/o cartilage
spondyl/o vertebrae, vertebral column, back bone
arthr/o joint
oss/e, oss/I, ost/o, oste/o bone
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
ankly/o crooked, bent, stiff
thorac/o chest
myel/ spinal cord, bone marrow
my/o muscle
fasci/o fascia, fibrous band
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o tendon, stretch out, extend, strain
encephal/o brain
mening/o meninges, membranes
neur/I, neur/o nerve, nerve tissue
kerat/o horny, hard, cornea
scler/o sclera, white of eye, hard
salping/o uterine (fallopian) tube, auditory (Eustachian) tube
myring/o tympanic membrane, eardrum
optic/o, opt/o eye, vision
ot/o ear, hearing
retin/o retina
tympan/ tympanic membrane, eardrum
ather/o plaque, fatty substance
aort/o aorta
phleb/o vein
angi/o pertaining to blood or lymph vessels
hem/o, hemat/o blood, pertaining to the blood
arteri/o artery
card/o, cardi/o heart
ven/o vein
thromb/o clot
spleen/o spleen
pleur/o pleura, side of the body
bronch/o, bronchi/o bronchial tube, bronchus
trache/o trachea, windpipe
pharyng/o throat, pharynx
laryng/o larynx, throat
pneum/o, pneumon/o lung, air
pulm/o, pulmon/o lung
vagin/o vagina
ov/o egg
hyster/o uterus
men/o menstruation, menses
metr/o, metri/o, metr/i uterus
oophor/o, ovari/o ovary
uter/o uterus
orch/o, orchid/o testicles, testis, testes
colp/o vagina
derm/o, dermat/o skin
cutane/o skin
xer/o dry
seb/o sebum
ungu/o nail
hidr/o sweat
hepat/o liver
cholecyst/o gallbladder
gastr/o stomach
proct/o anus and rectum
esophag/o esophagus
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
col/o, colon/o colon, large intestine
enter/o small intestine
carcin/o cancerous
onc/o tumor
lith/o stone, calculus
pancreat/o pancreas
gonad/o sex gland
adren/o adrenal glands
thyr/o, thyroid/o thyroid gland
urethr/o urethra
ren/o kidney
nephr/o kidney
pyel/o renal pelvis, bowl of kidney
ureter/o ureter
cyst/o urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
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