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Crystals 4th stack

Language of Medicine...Chapter 4...7th ed.

carp/o wrist bones
cib/o meals
cis/o to cut
cost/o rib
cutane/o skin
dactyl/o fingers, toes
duct/o to lead, carry
flex/o to bend
furc/o forking, branching
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
immun/o protection
morph/o shape, form
mort/o death
nat/i birth
nect/o to bind, tie, connect
norm/o rule, order
ox/o oxygen
pub/o pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
seps/o infection
somn/o sleep
son/o sound
the/o to put, place
thel/o nipple
thyr/o shield
top/o place, position, location
tox/o poison
trache/o trachea, windpipe
urethr/o urethra
-blast embryonic, immature
-cyesis pregnancy
-drome to run
-fusion coming together; to pour
-gen producing, forming
-lapse to slide, fall, sag
-lysis breakdown, separation, loosening
-meter to measure
-mission to send
-or one who
-partum birth, labor
-phoria to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
-physis to grow
-plasia development, formation
-plasm development, formation
-pnea breathing
-ptosis droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea flow, discharge
-stasis stop, control; place
-trophy nourishment, development
a- no, not, without
ab- away from (notice that the "b" faces away from the "a")
ad- toward (notice that the "d" faces toward the "a")
ana- up, apart
ante- before, forward
anti- against;stands for 'antibody' when using it in the word 'antigen'
auto- self, own
bi- two
brady- slow
cata- down
con- with, together
contra- against, opposite
de- down, lack of
dia- through, complete
dys- bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec- out, outside
en- in, within
epi- upon, on, above
eu- good, normal
ex- out, away, from
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- deficient, under
in- not
in- into, within
infra- beneath
inter- between
intra- into, within
macro- large
mal- bad
meta- beyond, change
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
para- abnormal, beside, near
per- through
peri- surrounding
poly- many, much
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
pro- before, forward
pseudo- false
re- back, again
retro- behind, backward
sub- under
supra- above, upper
syn- together, with
tachy- fast
trans- across, through
ultra- beyond, excess
uni- one
sym- together, with
an- no, not, without
ecto- out, outside
endo- in, within
malaise A vague feeling of bodily discomfort.
adrenal glands Endocrine glands above each kidney.
antibiotic Drug that destroys or inhibits microorganism growth.
antigen A foreign substance to the body that stimulates production of antibodies.
antibodies Protein substances made by leukocytes in response to the presence of antigens.
parathyroid glands Endocrine glands on the dorsal side of the thyroid gland, they produce Parathyroid hormone which increases or maintains blood calcium levels.
Created by: jonescd