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Ross Medical Terms

Med terms for Ross Medical School

neur/o a nerve cell/nervous system
path/o disease
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-itis inflammation
-logy study of/specialty of
-path/y disease
-cele protrusion/hernia
-ectasis/-ectasia expansion or dilation
-emia blood
-iasis presence of/formation of
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis conditin
-penia reduction of size or quantity
-plasia abnormal formation
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis downward displacement
-rrhage flowing forth
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-spasm muscular contraction
-pnea breath/respiration
-centesis surgical puncture
-desis surgical binding
-ectomy surgical removal
-gen, -genic, -genesis origin/producing
-gram written or pictorial record
-graph device for graphic or pictorial recording
-graphy act of graphic or pictorial recording
-meter device for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture
-scope device for viewing
-scopy act of viewing
-tomy incision
-tripsy crushing
-cyte cell
-edema excessive fluid in intracellular tissues
-emesis vomitting
-globin the protein of hemoglobin
-iasis indicating a condition
-ism indicating a condition, practice or doctrine
-lith a stone, calculus, calcification
-lysis disintegration
-mania a morbid impulse toward a specific object or thought
-opsy visual examination
-phobia fear
-poiesis producing/formation
-sclerosis hard/hardness
-sis condition
-stasis level/unchanging
-stenosis narrowed/blocked
-stomy permanent opening
-tome instrument for cutting
ab- away from/outside of/beyond
ad- toward/near to
ante-, pre- before
anti- against/opposed
bi- two
brady- abnormally slow
con-, sym-, syn- with
contra- against
dia- across/through
dys- bad/difficult
ec-, ecto- outside
en-, endo- inside
epi- upon/subsequent to
ex-, exo- outside
extra- beyond
hemi-, semi- half
hyper- above/beyond normal
hypo- below/below normal
infra- inside or below
inter- between
intra- inside
macro- big
meso- middle
meta- beyond
micro- small
mono-, uni- one
neo- new
olig-, oligo- a few
pan- everywhere
para- alongside/like
post- after
quadri- four
retro- backward/behind
tachy- abnormally high
tri- three
echo reverberation of sound
electr/o electrical
my/o muscle
ather/o gruel-like
abdomin/o, lapar/o, ceil/o abdomen
anter/o front
crani/o skull
dors/o back
inguin/o groin
later/o side; away from the midline
lumb/o loin
medi/o middle
pelv/i pelvis
poster/o back
proxim/o near
spin/o spine
thorac/o chest
umbilic/o navel
ventr/o front side; belly
cut/o, cutane/o skin
derm/o, dermat/o skin
hidr/o sweat
kerat/o hard
melan/o black
myc/o fungus
onych/o, ungu/o nail
pil/o hair
seb/o sebum
sud/o, sudor/o sweat
trich/o hair
xer/o dry
bx biopsy
ID intradermal
I & D incision and drainage
SC, subQ subcutaneous
ankyl/o stiff, mobile
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
burs/o bursa
carp/o wrist bones
chondr/o cartilage
clavicul/o clavicle, collarbone
coccyg/o coccyx, tailbone
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
femor/o femur, thighbone
fibr/o fiber
fibul/o fibula, outer lower leg bone
humer/o humerus, upper arm bone
ili/o ilium, upper pelvic bone section
ischi/o lower pelvic bone section
kyph/o outward curvature of the spine, hump
lord/o forward curvature of the spine, swayback
lumb/o lower back
mandibul/o mandible, lower jawbone
maxill/o maxilla, upper jawbone
metacarp/o hand bones
metatars/o foot bones
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight, to straighten
oste/o bone
patell/o patella, kneecap
phalang/o finger and toe bones
pubi/o, pub/o pubis, anterior pelvic bone section
radi/o radius, outer lower arm bone
sacr/o sacrum
scapula/o scapula, shoulder blade
spondyl/o vertebra
stern/o sternum, breastbone
tars/o ankle bones
vertebr/o vertebra
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