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medical terms 1-7


-gram record, writing
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-algua pain
-dynia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-ectasis dilation
-edema swelling
-emesis vomitting
-emia blood condition
-gen forming
-iasis abnormal condition
-itis inflammation
-lith stone, calculus
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition, increase
-pathy disease
-penia decrease, deficiency
-phagia eating
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plassia formation, growth
-plasm formation, growth
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis downward displacement, prolapse
-rrhage -rrhagia brusting forth (of)
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stenosis narrowing
-trophy nourishment
-esis , -ia, -ism condition
-icle, 0ole, 0ule small
epi- aobe, upon
-infra- under, below
dipl, diplo- double
ab- away from
ad- toward
dia- through, across
ecto- outside
dys- difficult
eu- good, normal
pan- all
abdomin/o abdomen
cervic/o neck
cran/o skull
gastr stomach
ili ilium
inguin groin
lumn lower back
spin spine
albino white
chlor green
chromo color
cirrh yellow
jaundo yellow
xanth yellow
cyano blue
melan/o black
poli/o gray
adip/o fat
steat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
sudor/o sweat
ichthy/o dry, scaly
kerat/o horny tissue, cornea, hard
myc/o fungus
onych/o ungu/o nail
pil/o hair
trich/o hair
sler/o hardening, sclera
seb/o sebum
squam/o scale
xen/o foreign, strange
xer/o dry
abcess localized collection pof pus at the site of infection
acne inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles of the skin with characteristic lesions that include blackheads
alopecia loss of hair
bowen disease form of intraepidermal carcinoma(squamoucell)
cellulitis acute infection of the skin and subcutanous tissue
chloasma pigmentary skin discoloration
comedo skin lesion of acne
dermatomycosis infection of skin caused by fungi
ecchymosis skin discoloration consisting of a large, irregularly formed hemorrhagic area with colors changing from blue[black to greenish brown or yellow (bruise)
eczema chronic skin inflammation
eschar damaged tissue following a severe burn
impetigo bacterial skin infection
keratosis thickend area of the epidermis
lentigo small brown macules brought on by sun exposure
pallor pale
pediculosis infection with lice
petechia pinpoint hemorrhage under the skin
pruritus intense itching
psoriasis chronic skin disease characterized by rounded red patched covered by thich, silvery caused by excess development of basal layer
purpura severe bleeding disorder
scabies contagious skin disease transmitted by the itch mite through sexual contact
tinea fungal skin infection, ringworm
urticarnia hives
verruca epidermal growth caused by a virus
vitiligo localized loss of skin pigmentation
stomat/o mouth
gloss lingu/o tongue
bucc/o cheek
cheil/o lip
labi/o lip
dent teeth
odont teeth
sial/o saliva
gastr/o stomach
col/o colon
proct/o anus
an/o anus
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholescyst gallbladder
-orexia appetite
-pepsia digestion
sept/o septum
anthrac/o coal, coal dust
atel/o incomplete
lob/o lobe
orth/o straight
steth/o chest
spir/o breathe
phren/o diaphragm
-capnia CO2
-osmia smell
-phonia voice
-pnea breathing
=ptysis spitting
Created by: peecheebear