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Medical Terminology Flash Cards

adeno; adenoma glands; gland tumor
calculi; calculosis stone; stones, condition of
cele; hydrocele tumor, cyst (hernia); water cyst, tumor
cyto; cytology cell; cells, study of
glyco; glycosuria sweet, sugar; sugar in the urine
homeo/homo; homeostasis similar, same, like; same environment
lingua; linguiform tongue; tongue-shaped
lip; lipoma fat; fat tumor
lith; lithotripsy stone; stone dissolve
madaro; madarosis falling hair; loss of eyelashes or eyebrows
psych; psycho mind; mind, study of psychology; mental processes
pyo; pyogenic pus; pus producing
radi; radiology rays; rays, study of
thermic; thermobiosis heat; exists at high temperatures
artho; arthritis joint; joint inflammation
carpo; carpoptosis wrist; wrist drop
chondro; chondromalacia cartilage; cartilage, soft
costa; intercostal ribs; between ribs
cranio; craniotomy skull; skull incision
dactyl; dactylitis finger; finger inflammation
ili; iliosacral hip; ilium and sacrum
manus; manicure hand; hand care
myel; myeloma bone marrow; marrow tumor
myo; myoedema muscle; muscle swelling
ortho; orthopedic straighten; concerning deformities
osteo; osteoplast bone; bone surgery
pedi; pedicure foot; foot care
spondyl; spondylitis vertebra; vertebrae, inflammation
cholelithiasis bladder + stone + condition of (gall stones)
craniosynostosis skull + together + bone + condition of (head and brain malformation)
myonecrosis muscle + death + condition of (gangrene)
myelomeningocele spinal cord (marrow) + membrane + hernia (type of spina bifida)
osteoporosis bone + porous + condition of (low bone density)
cutis; cutitis skin; skin inflammation
dent; dentiform teeth; toothlike
derma; dermatology skin; skin, study of
hapsis; parapsia touch; touch disorder
odont; odontoprisis teeth; teeth grinding
onco; oncology tumor; tumors, study of
onychia; onychitis nail beds; nail bed inflammation
pedicular; pediculosis lice; lice, condition of
prurigo; pruritis itching; itching inflammation
psora; psoriasis itch; itch, condition of
sarco; sarcolysis flesh; flesh decomposing
sclero; sclerogenous hard; hardening tissue
squama; squamous scaly; scalelike
tricho; trichoid hair; hairlike
chole; cholecystectomy bile/gallbladder; gallbladder excision
colon; colitis large intestine; large intestine inflammation
emesis; emetic vomiting; produces vomit
entero; enteritis intestine; intestinal inflammation
gastro; gastritus stomach; stomach inflammation
glosso; glossopathy tongue; tongue disease
hepat; hepatitus liver; liver inflammation
ile; ileitus ileum; ileum inflammation
laparo; laparatomy abdomen; abdomen incision
myxo; myxoma mucus; mucus tumor
procto; proctology anus/rectum; study of diseases of the colon, rectum, and anus
pyloro; pylorostenosis pyloros/gatekeeper; pyloric narrowing (pylorus holds food in the stomach until digested)
stoma; stomatitus opening/mouth; mouth inflammation
viscero; visceromegaly body organs; enlarged abdominal organs
onychomycosis nail + fungus + condition of (fungal nail infection)
sarcoidosis flesh + like + condition of (inflammatory disease)
trichinosis hair (worm) + condition of (parasitic roundworm disease)
gastroschisis stomach + hernia (birth defect where infant's intestines protrude from body through defect in umbilical cord)
hepatomegaly liver + enlarged (swelling of liver)
Created by: jeffdurhamnc