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Medical Terminology Chapter 1

Aden/o gland
Carcin/o cancer
Cardi/o Heart
Chem/o Chemicals
Cis/o Cut
Dermat/o Skin
Enter/o Intestine
Gastr/o stomach
gynec/o female
Immun/o immune
Laryng/o Voice box
Morph/o form
Nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerves
Ophthalm/o Eye
Ot/o Ear
Path/o disease
Pulmon/o lung
Rhin/o Nose
Ur/o urine
a- without, away from
an- without
ante- before
anti- against
auto- self
brady- slow
dys- painful
endo- within
epi- upon
eu- normal
hetero- different
homo- same
hyper- over
hypo- under
infra- under
inter- among
intra- within
macro- large
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
para- beside
per- through
peri- around
post- after
pre- before
pseudo- false
retro- backward
sub- below
super- above
tachy- rapid
trans- through
ultra- beyond
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-cise cut
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectasis dilation
-gen that which produces
-genesis produces
-genic producing
-ia state
-iasis abnormal condition
-ism state of
-itis inflammation
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-lysis destruction
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-plasia development
-plasm formation
-ptosis drooping
-rrhage excessive
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing
-therapy treatment
-trophy development
-centesis puncture to withdraw fluid
-ectomy surgical removal
-ostomy surgically create an opening
-otomy cutting into
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhapy suture
-gram record or picture
-graphy process of recording
-graph instrument for measuring
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process for viewing
-scope instrument
-scopy process of visually examining
Created by: lacierickson