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Medical Terminology

pt400 module 1

aden/o gland
oma tumor
arthr/o joint
-itis inflammation
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
-ology the study of
cephal/o head
-ic pertaining to
cerebr/o brain, cerebrum
-al pertaining to
crin/o to secrete
-ologist one who studies
endo within
cyst/o bladder
-scopy process of visual examination
cyt/o cell
-gen to produce
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
-sis condition of
gynec/o woman
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
leuk/o white
-em blood
-ia condition of
nephr/o kidney
ren/ kidney
neur/o nerve
onc/o tumor
opthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
malacia softening
path/o disease
-ist specialist
rhin/o nose
secti/o to cut
tion the act of (incision)
thromb/o clot
tom/o to cut
-y process of
ur/o urine, urinary tract
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-crit to separate
-ectomy excision, removal of
-ia condition of
-sis state of
-gram record of
-opsy process of viewing
-osis abnormal condition
dia complete
gnos knowledge
-alg pain
auto (one's) self
erythr/o red
-scope instrument for viewing
-tomy process of cutting
a- no, not, without
an- no, not, without
ante- before, forward
anti- against
bleph- eyelid
brady- slow
contra- against
dys- painful, difficult
men mensus
rrhea discharge, flow
epi- above
ec- out, outside
ecto- out, outside
hyper- excessive, above
supra- above
-lysis to break down
bio life
indication use
hypo- below, deficient
sub- under
lingual tongue
pan- all
hyster uterus, womb
para- beside, near
peri- surrounding
poly- many, excessive
py- pus
re- back
retro- behind
tachy- fast
trans- across
syn- together
erg work
Created by: xuanddo