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Medical terms

Terms 1

morph- form
path- feeling / suffering
ped, pedo- Child / Children
pend- to hang
phon- sound
port- to carry
scrib-, script- to write
tract- to pull / drag / or draw
acr/o extremity
bas/o base
cardi/o heart
cyan/o blue
enter/o intestine
gastr/o stomach
pharmac/o drug
physi/o nature
splen/o spleen
top/o place
megal- enlarged
itis inflammation
dermat- skin
plast- surgical repair
cerebr- brain
path- disease
-ectomy surgical removal
enter- intestines (usually small)
-osis any condition
-otomy cut into
aden- gland
angi- vessel
-oma tumor
nephr- kidney
hepat- liver
arthr- 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 / below
-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
retro- backwards
trip- rub / friction
srept- 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
-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
Created by: Ashley McPherson Ashley McPherson