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Lynn HCP 102

Termonalogy

TermDefinition
-algia pain, painful condition
dys- bad, difficult, or painful
-ectomy surgical removal, cutting out, excision
hyper- excessive, increased
hypo- deficient, decreased
-itis inflammation
-osis abnormal condition, disease
-ostomy the surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface
-otomy cutting, surgical incision
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhage bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
-rrhaphy surgical suturing
-rrhea flow or discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
anter/o before, front
caud/o lower part of body, tail
cephal/o head
cyt/o, -cyte cell
end-, endo- in, within, inside
exo- out of, outside, away from
hit/o, histi/o tissue
-ologist specialist
-ology the science or study of
path/o, -pathy disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
plas/I, plas/o, -plasia development, growth, formation
poster/o behind, toward the back
-stasis, -static control, maintenance of a constant level
angi/o blood or lymph vessel
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
ather/o plaque, fatty substance
brady- slow
cardi/o heart
-crasia a mixture or blending
-emia blood, blood condition
erythr/o red
hem/o, hemat/o blood, relating to the blood
leuk/o white
phleb/o vein
tachy- fast, rapid
thromb/o clot
ven/o vein
bronch/o, bronchi/o bronchial tube, bronchus
laryng/o larynx, throat
nas/o nose
ox/I, ox/o, ox/y oxygen
pharyng/o throat, pharynx
phon/o sound, voice
pleur/o pleura, side of the body
pnea breathing
pneum/o, pneumon/o, pneu- lung, air
pulm/o, pulmon/o lung
sinus/o sinus
somn/o sleep
spir/o to breathe
thorac/o, -thorax chest, pleural cavity
trache/o, rachea windpipe
Created by: lynn559