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SSCT Medical Terminology Web3 Mid Term

amylase enzyme secreted by the pancreas to digest starch
lipase enzyme to digest fat
anoxia condition of no oxygen in tissues
apnea not breathing
appendectomy removal of the appendix
ischemia to hold back blood from cells
azotemia excess nitrogenous waste in the blood stream
hematuria presence of blood in the urine
albuminuria protein in the urine
balanitis inflammation of the glans penis
hypoglycemia low blood sugar
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
cystitis inflammation of the urinary tract
hyrocele sac of clear fluid in the scrotum
enuresis bed wetting
diuresis excess production of urine
neuropathy disease condition of the nerves
hematoma blood tumor or mass
cardiac pertaining to the heart
cervical pertaining to the neck
cranial pertaining to the skull
cephalic pertaining to the head
cervicitis inflammation of the cervix
choledochojejunostomy new opening between the common bile duct and the jejunum
chondromalacia softening of the cartilage
dyspepsia difficult digestion
dysphagia difficult swallowing
hemolysis destruction of blood
hepatomegaly enlargement of the liver
enterocolitis inflammation of the small and large intestine
enteritis inflammation of the small intestine
laparotomy incision of the abdomen
intervertebral pertaining to spaces between vertebrae
urethroplasty surgical repair of the urethra
nephropathy disease condition of the kidney
nephrology study of the kidneys
ureteroplasty surgical repair of the ureter
proximal near the point of attachment to the trunk or near the beginning of a structure
ovarian pertaining to the ovaries
cheil/o lip
celi/o belly, abdomen
chol/e gall, bile
aden/o gland
oste/o bone
chondr/o cartilage
arthr/o joint
arteri/o artery
mast/o breast
metr/o uterus; measure
crypt/o hidden
colp/o vagina
terat/o monster; malformed fetus
dips/o thirst
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
gynec/o woman, female
morph/o shape, form
ox/o oxygen
thromb/o clot, clotting
lingu/o tongue
angi/o vessel
phleb/o vein
vas/o vessel; duct
cholangi/o bile vessels
choledoch/o common bile duct
cholecyst/o gall bladder
hyster/o uterus; womb
cephal/o head
encephal/o brain
hist/o tissue
cyt/o cell
gloss/o tongue
viscer/o internal organs
ventr/o belly side of the body
nephr/o kidney
ren/o kidney
lith/o stone
andr/o male
olig/o scanty
orchid/o testis
py/o pus
salping/o fallopian tube; auditory tube
seps/o infection
tox/o poison
iatr/o treatment, physician
cyst/o urinary bladder
gastr/o stomach
glyc/o sugar
neur/o nerves
endo- in, within
epi- above, upon, on
inter- between
intra- into, within
hypo- deficient, below, under
trans- across, through
hyper- excessive, above
sub- below, under
oxy- swift, sharp; acid
dys- bad painful
pseudo- false
anti- against
ante- before, forward
ex- out, away from
bi- two
brady- slow
tachy- fast
poly- many, much
pre- before, in front of
peri- surrounding, around
eu- good, normal
macro- large
neo- new
pan- all
contra- against, opposite
-arche beginning
-cele hernia
-cyesis pregnancy
-cyte cell
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-ectasis stretching, dilation, dilatation
-uria urination, condition of urine
-emia blood condtion
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-itis inflammation
-lysis destruction breakdown
-opsy process of viewing
-logy process of study
-scope instrument to visually examine
-graphy process of recording
-pexy fixation to put in place
-ectomy excision removal
-tomy incision, cutting into
-version to turn
-stomy opening to form a mouth
-parous to bear, bring forth
-plasty surgical repair
-penia deficiency
-ptosis droop, sag; protrude
-phagia eating; swallowing
-rrhea flow, discharge
-emesis vomiting
-rrhaphy suture
-pathy disease condition
-tocia labor, birth (condition of)
-ule little, small
-ole little, small
-ion process
-al pertaining to
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-ose pertaining to, full of
-ary pertaining to
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