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Medical Terms

A- Without
AB- Away from
ANTI- Against
AUTO- Self
CAC- Bad
CENTI- One hundred, One hundredth
DIA- Through
HETERO- Different
MAL- bad
MICRO- small
MILLI- one-thousandth
MULTI- many, much
NEO- new
PARA- beside
PRO- before
SYN- together
DIS- apart
EPI- upon
EX- out
IN- in, into
ADHES stuck to
AXILL armpit
CENTR/I center
CHEM/O chemical
FORMAT a shaping
GENE formation, produce
KIL/O a thousand
MACR/O large
NECR death
NOM- law
ONC/O rule
ORGAN tumor
NORM- organ
PYRET fever
PYR/O heat, fire
RADI/O ray, x-ray
SCOP to examine
SEPT putrefacion
THERM/O hot, heat
TOP/O place
TUSS cough
INFECT to infect
DEM people
ETI/O cause
CIS to cut
MALIGN bad kind
MAXIM greatest
MINIM least
PALM palm
-AL pertaining to
-ARY pertaining to
-CENTESIS surgical puncture
-DROME that which runs together
-FORM shape
-FUGE to flee
-GENIC formation, produce
-GNOSIS knowledge
-GRADE a step
-GRAM a weight
-GRAPHY recording
-HEXIA condition
-IC pertaining to
-ION process
-ISM condition
-IVE nature of, quality of
-LITER liter
-LOGY study of
-METER instrument to measure
-OSIS condition
-OUS pertaining to
-PATHY disease
-PHORESIS to carry
-SCOPE instrument for examining
-SEPSIS decay
-THERAPY treatment
-AR pertaining to
-Y condition
ADHESION Process of being stuck together
ASEPSIS Without decay
AXILLARY Pertaining to the armpit
CHEMOTHERAPY Use of chemical agents in treatment of disease
HETEROGENEOUS Pertaining to a different formation
MALFORMATION process of being badly shaped, deformed
MICROSCOPE Scientific instrument designed to view small objects
MULTIFORM Occurring in or having many shapes
NEOPATHY new disease
ONCOLOGY study of tumors
Medical Record written transcription of information about a patient and his or her health care
HIPAA Health insurance portability and accountability act of 1996
-ASTHENIA weakness
-ION process
-ITIS inflammation
-MALACIA softening
-MEGALY enlargement, large
-PATHY disease
-PENIA deficiency
-PEPSIA to digest
-PHOBIA fear
-RRHEXIS rupture
-AL pertaining to
-AR pertaining to
-ATE use, action
-IA condition
-IZE to make
-OID resemble
-OR one who
-OSE pertaining to
-OUS pertaining to
-TROPHY nourishment
-UM tissue, structure
BRACHY- short
HOMEO- similar, same
HYDRO- water
OLIGO- scanty, little
PAN- all
PSEUDO- false
AN- without
BI- two
BIN- twice
CON- with, together
DE- down, away from
EXTRA- outside
HYPER- excessive
HYPO- under
INTER- between
PERI- around
POLY- many
PRE- before
RE- again, backward
SUB- below
SUPER- upper, above
UN- not
Created by: Roselynnjr