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med term

meical terminology 2

kerat/o horny, hard, cornea
hypo- deficient, decreased
Hyper- excessive, increased
Hemi- half
dys- bad, difficult, painful
end-, endo- within, in, inside
A-, An- without, away from, negative, not
ante- before, toward
anti- against, counter
brady- slow
inter- between, among
tachy- fast, rapid
super-, supra- above, excessive
sub- below
post- after
Pre- before
intra- within, inside
neo- new, strange
per- excessive, through
poly- many
peri- surrounding, around
-esthesia sensation, feeling
-gram, -graph a picture or record
-graphy the process of recording a picture or record
-ia state or condition
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-lysis breakdown, separation, setting free, destruction, loosening
-malacia abnormal softening
-megaly enlargement
-necrosis tissue death
-ac, -al pertaining to, relating to
-algia pain, suffering
-ary pertaining to
-cele hernia, tumor, swelling
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-desis surgical fixation of bone or joint, to bind, tie together
-ectomy surgical removal
-emia blood, blood condition
-ectasis stretching, enlargement
cervic/o neck, cervix (neck of uterus)
Pancreat/o pancreas
pulm/o,pulmon/o lung
trache/o trachea, windpipe
ankyl/o crooked, bent, stiff
arthr/o joint
chondr/o cartlage
bronch/o, bronchi/o bronchial tube, bronchus
laryng/o larynx, voice box
pharyng/o throat, pharynx
pneum/o, pneumon/o lung, air
pleur/o pleura, side of the body
Fasci/o fascia, fibrous band
neur/i, neur/o nerve, nerve tissue
nephr/o kidney
pyel/o renal pelvis, bowl of kidney
ren/o kidney
urethr/o urethra
ureter/o ureter
thorac/o chest
Created by: myhell