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ch 01-03

medical terminology

hepat liver
cyst bladder
osis condition
enter intestines
ology the study of
ectomy surgical removal
malacia softening
gastr stomach
glosso tongue
oid like
hemi half
algia pain
auto self
epi upon
crani skull
strept twist
trip rub, friction
trophy development
hydro water
retr backwards
supra above/over
rrhaphy suture
mast breast
cephal head
ptosis falling
dent teeth
dyn pain
gram record
cyan blue
hyper above, increased, more than normal
hemat blood
hypo under
mani madness
my muscle
carcin cancer
penia decreased
cost rib
nephr kidney
desis binding
proct anus
burso sac
psycho mind
ophthalm eye
lith stone
lysis destruction, loosening
scop observe
cervic neck
chole bile
chondr cartilage
ostomy create an opening
acro extremities
hyster uterus
spasm involuntary contraction
path disease
cardi heart
itis inflammation
ost bone
cerebr brain
gen original production
megal enlarged
dermat skin
plast surgical repair
rhexis break, burst
otomy cut into
oma tumor
lip fat
angi vessel
rhin nose
aden gland
gingiv gum
ologist specialist
para beside, beyond
blephar eyelid
arthr joint
ad towards
poli/o gray
cyt cell
peri around
poly many
leuk/o white
erythr/o red
melan/o black
oto ear
myel/o spinal chord, bone marrow
sclerosis abnormal hardening
palpation examination procedure
centesis puncture
lesion tissue change
suppuration formation of pus
supination palm upward
fissure crack like sore of skin
pyrosis heartburn
palpitation pounding heart
triage screening of patients to determine need and treatment
stenosis narrowing
sub under
edema swelling
dys bad, difficult
filanges bones in fingers and toes
ilium part of hipbone
ileum part of small intestine
acronym formed from initial letters
natal pertaining to birth
diagnosis identification of a disease process
prostate male gland
disease condition where one or more body parts not properly functioning
prognosis outcome
syndrome sign and symptom combo
virile possessing masculine traits
viral pertaining to a virus
sign can be measured
symptom subjective
eponym a disease that is named after
laceration torn ragged wound
IM intramuscular
Inflamm, Inflam inflammation
He hemorrage
CFS chronic fatigue syndrome
D/D differential diagnosis
AP appendectomy
Px, Prx, Prog, Progn prognosis
PA, Pa, Path pathology
DG, Dg, Diag, diag, Dx, dx diagnosis
PN postnatal
Created by: braedon