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Medical Word Element

Medical Terminology elements

gastr stomach
cardi heart
megal enlarged
itis inflammation
dermat skin
plast surgical repair
cerebr brain
path disease
ectomy surgical removel
enter intestines
osis any condition
otomy cut into
aden gland
angi blood vessel
oma tumor
nephr kidney
hepat liver
arthr joint
blephar eyelid
ologist specialist
rhin nose
gingiv gum
malacia soft
ology the study of
spasm involuntary contraction
algia pain
crani skull
end inside
hemi half
oid like
hyper above
cyst sac containing fluid
chole bile
hypo under
scop observe
hyster uterus
ostomy create an opening
para beside/beyond
lysis loosening/destruction
cervic neck
chondr cartilage
cyan blue
hem(at) blood
ost bone
psycho mind
lip fat
my muscle
lith stone
opthalm eye
proct anus
cost rib
gram record
acro extremities
rhexis break/burst
carcin cancer
penia decrease
gen original production
burso sac
retr(o) backwards
trip rub/friction
strept twist
desis binding
mani madness
glosso tongue
trophy development
supra above
ptosis falling
dyn pain
mast breast
rrhaphy suture
dent teeth
cephal head
auto self
epi upon
hydro water
lobo section
emesis vomiting
contra against counter
iasis condition
trans through,across
brady slow
ectasis expansion
cyt cell
odont tooth
leuk white
esthesia sensation
cantho angle at the end of th eyelid
steno narrow contracted
cheil lip
cele hernia
benign mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio abdomen
erythro red
vaso vessel
melan black
cauda tail
lingua tongue
myring eardrum
spondyl spinal column
ovar egg
centesis surgical puncture
oto ear
bili bile
squam scale
mening membrane
cec a blind passage
macul spot, blotch
pexy suspension/fixation
onco tumor
or mouth
sub under/beneath
spiro coil
lacrim tear
viscero organ
lact milk
onych nail, claw
thorac chest
pyle pyloro
vesic bladder
sphenic wedge shaped
myel marrow
anti against
myco fungus
hallux big toe
physio nature
bucco cheek
palpebr eyelid
plasia development
rug wrinkle,fold,crease
aur ear
acousti hearing
colpo hollow, vagina
phon voice,sound
leio smooth
cor heart
ren kidney
orchi testis
encephal brain
thalam inner chamber
plexus braid
cilia eyelash
dendr tree branching
phleb vein
pilo hair
histo tissue
stoma mouth
tympan eardrum
umbilic navel
salpingo tube
Created by: linhnpham