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common medical terms

a = an absence of a/vir/emia(no virus in the blood)
anti = attacks anti/retroviral(attacks retroviruses)
contra = against contra/ceptive(against conception)
cyt(e,o) = cell(s) macro/cyte(big cell)
dys = abnormal dys/plasia(abnormal growth)
emia = in the blood tox/emia(toxins in the blood)
endo = inside endo/scopy(examining the inside)
erythr(o) = red erythro/cyte(red blood cell)
gastr(o) = stomach gastr/itis(stomach inflammation)
gen(esis) = origin, new osteo/genesis(formation of new bone)
glyc(o) = glucose (sugar) hyper/glyc/emia(high blood sugar)
hem(ato) = blood hemato/logy(study of the blood)
hepat(o) = liver hepat/itis(liver inflammation)
hyper = high, elevated hyper/lipid/emia(high blood lipid levels)
intra = within intra/muscular(in the muscle)
itis = inflammation pancreat/itis(inflammation of the pancreas)
leuk(o) = white leuko/penia(deficiency of white blood cells)
lip(o) = fat lipo/dys/trophy(abnormal fat development)
lysis = break up cyto/lysis(breaking up cells)
mal = bad, poor mal/nutrition(poor nutrition)
mega(lo) = large mega/dose(large dose)
my(o) = muscle my/algia(muscle pain)
osteo = bone osteo/pathy(bone disease)
penia = deficiency osteo/penia(deficiency in the bones)
peri = around peri/oral(around the mouth)
Created by: angievpatterson