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Medical terms L 1-5

Medical Terminology lessons 1 through 5

gastr- Stomach
cardi- heart
megal- enlarged
itis- inflammation
dermat- skin
plast- surgical repair
cerebr- brain
path- disease
-ectomy surgical removal
enter- intestines
-osis any condition
-otomy cut into
aden- gland
angi- vessel
-oma tumor
nephr- kidney
hepat- liver
arhtr- joint
blephar- eyelid
-ologist specialist
rhin- nose
gingiv- gum
-malacia soft
-ology the study of
spasm involuntary contraction
-algia pain
crani- skull
end- inside,within
hemi- half
-oid like
hyper- above, more than normal
cyst- sac containing fluid
chole- bile
hypo- under
-scop- observe
hyster- uterus
-ostomy create an opening
para- beside, beyond
-lysis loosening destruction
cervic- neck
chondr- cartilage
cyan- blue
hem(at)- blood
ost- bone
psycho- mind
lip- fat
my- muscle
lith- stone
ophthalm- opt- eye
proct- anus
cost- rib
-gram record
acro- extremities
rhexis break, burst
carcin- cancer
-penia decrease
gen- original, production
burso- sac
retr(o) backwards
trip- rub, friction
strept- twist
-desis binding
mani- madness
glosso- tongue
-trophy development
supra- above
-ptosis falling
-dyn- pain
mast- breast
-rrhaphy suture
dent- teeth
cephal- head
auto- self
epi- upon
hydro- water
lobo- section
-emesis vomiting
contra- against, counter
-iasis condition
trans- through, across
brady- slow
-ectasis expansion
cyt- cell
odont- tooth
leuk- white
-esthesia sensation
cantho- angle at the end of the eyelid
steno- narrow,contracted
cheil- lip
-cele hernia
benign mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio- abdomen
erythro- red
vaso- vessel
melan- black
cauda- tail
lingua- tongue
myring- eardrum
spondyl- spinal column
ovar- egg
-centesis puncture
oto- ear
bili- bile
squam- scale
mening- membrane
cec- blind passage
macul- spot
-pexy suspension
onco- tumor
or- mmouth
sub- under
spiro coil
lacrim- tear
viscero organ
lact milk
onych nail,claw
thorac- chest
pyle- gate
vesic bladder
sphenic wedge
myel marrow, spinal cord
anti against
myco- fungus
hallux great toe