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Med 1 Terms


cardi/o heart
tonsill/o tonsils
crani skull
osis abnormal condition or disease
gastr/o stomach
algia pain and suffering
dynia pain
itis inflammation
malacia abnomal softening
arterio artery
megaly enlargement
hepato liver
necrosis tissue death
sclerosis abnormal hardening
stenosis abnormal narrowing
centesis a surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic purposes or remove excess fluid
abdomino abdomin
ectomy surgical removal
append appendix
graphy the process of recording a picture or record
gram record or picture
plasty surgical repair
myo muscle
scopy visual examination
endo within
rrhage bursting forth
hemo blood
rrhaphy to suture
rrhea abnormal flow or discharge
dia through
rrhexis rupture
nat birth
al pertaining to
peri surrounding
ot/o ear
rhin/o nose
post after
laryng throat
ology the study of
lith stone
ectomy a surgical incision
appendic appendix
ather/o plaque or fatty substance
oma tumor
arthr/o joint
myc/o fungus
myel/o bone marrow or spinal cord
pathy disease
ologist specialist
geront old age
ostomy sugically create an aritifical opening
col colon
pyel/o renal pelvis
py/o pus
cyan blue
erythro red
cytes cells
leuko white
melano black
poli/o gray
enter/o small intestine
pre before
ab not normal or away from normal
eu toward
hypo deficient or decreased
intra within or inside
supra above or excessive
dys bad, difficult, painful
hyper excessive or increased
sub under, less, or below
derma skin
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