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Word Parts 2010

The separation of a whole into its parts analysis
Absence of oxygen anoxia
Absence of breathing apnea
To bend forward anteflexion
A substance that kills microorganisms that cause disease antibiotic
Capable of preventing infection antisepsis
An immune response of the body to its own tissues autoimmune
Of no danger to health benign
Branching into two separate parts bifurcation
Small artery; Small vein arteriole; venule
Slow heart rate of less than 60 bpm bradycardia
Spread of cancer from its primary site to other places in the body metastasis
A factor that renders the administration of a drug or medical procedure inadvisable contraindication
Excessive loss of water from the body or from an organ or body part dehydration
Having a rapid onset and following a short but severe course acute
Abnormal development or growth of tissues, organs, or cells dysplasia
Within or passing through the trachea endotracheal
Difficulty in breathing resulting in shortness of breath; air hunger dyspnea
A disease that persists over a long period of time chronic
A feeling of great happiness or well-being euphoria
Examination of the blood vessels using x-rays following the injection of a radiopaque substance angiography
Formation of blood vessels from pre-existing vessels angiogenesis
Within or administered into a vein intravenous
Chronic inability to fall asleep or remain asleep for an adequate length of time insomnia
Localized collection of pus in part of the body, formed by tissue disintegration abscess
Genetic long bone growth disorder when cartilage is not converted to bone resulting in dwarfism achondroplasia
A vague feeling of bodily discomfort, depression or unease malaise
Extremely destructive and threatening to life malignant
To change in shape and form metamorphosis
An optical instrument that uses a lens to magnify images of objects too small to be seen by the eye microscope
A newborn infant, especially one less than four weeks old neonate
A pronounced reduction in all blood cells pancytopenia
Loss or impairment of the ability to move a body part paralysis
Passed through the skin percutaneous
The dense fibrous membrane covering the surface of bones except at the joints periosteum
An early symptom indicating the onset of an attack or a disease prodrome
Repair of a damaged vessel by formation of a solid clot from fluid blood while maintaining blood flow hemostasis
The protrusion of an organ or other bodily structure through the wall that normally contains it; a rupture hernia
An abnormal increase in the number of cells in an organ or a tissue with consequent enlargement hyperplasia
Enlargement of an organ or a tissue as a result of an increase in the size rather than the number of cells hypertrophy
Decreased blood supply to a bodily organ, tissue caused by constriction or obstruction of blood vessels ischemia
The period during which the symptoms of a disease abate or lessen remission
To bend backward retroflexion
Located or placed just beneath the skin subcutaneous
A relationship of mutual benefit or dependence between two organisms symbiosis
Exact correspondence of form on both sides symmetry
A group of symptoms that collectively indicate or characterize a disease or condition syndrome
Rapid breathing tachypnea
The transfer of whole blood or blood products from one individual to another transfusion
ante- before
anti- against
bi- two, double
brady- slow
con- with
contra- against, opposite
de- down, lack of
dys- bad, painful, difficult
ec-, ecto- out, outer, outside
eu- good, normal
hemi- half
in- into, not
infra- beneath
inter- between
intra- within
macro- large
micro- small
mal- bad
neo- new
pan- all
para- beside, abnormal
per- through
pre- before, in front of
pro- forward, before
post- after
pseudo- false
supra- above
syn-, sym- together
tachy- fast
ultra- beyond, excessive
uni- one
arteri/o artery
ven/o vein
ischi/o hold back
eu- normal
dys- bad, painful, difficult
tachy- fast
brady- slow
carp/o wrist
cib/o meal
cost/o rib
cutane/o skin
dactyl/o finger, toe
duct/o lead, carry
flex/o bend
furc/o branching
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
immun/o protection
morph/o shape
mort/o death
my/o muscle
nat/i birth
nect/o connect
norm/o rule, order
ox/o oxygen
seps/o infection
somn/o sleep
son/o sound
the/o to place
thyr/o shield
top/o location
tox/o poison
pleur/o lung
pulm/o lung
pneum/o air, lung
hydr/o water
axill/o armpit
bronch/o bronchial
chem/o drug
acr/o top, extreme point, sudden, sharp
acu/o sharpness
agor/a marketplace; open space
angi/o vessel
-genesis formation
-gram record, gram
-graph record
-graphy recording
-ia condition of
-lysis separation, destruction
-malacia softening
-um, -ium structure
-oid resemble
-therapy treatment
-trophy nourishment, development
-um, -ium structure
-oid resemble
-sclerosis hardening
-plasty surgical repair
Created by: barbarabenson