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Elena HCP 102

Medical Terminology

-algia Pain, Painful condition
dys- Bad, difficult or painful
-ectomy Surgical removal, cutting out, excision
Hyper- Excessive, Increased
Hypo- Decreased, Deficient
-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 and discharge
-rrhexis Rupture
-sclerosis Abnormal Hardening
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, trachea windpipe
Created by: Mduenas6362