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Chapter 8&9

Medical Terminiology

aer/o air
aerophagia eating or swallowing air
alveol/o aveoli
alveolities inflammation of the alveoli
anthrac/o coal, coal dust
anthracosis abnormal condition of the bronchus
bronchiectasis dilation or expansion of the bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchiole
bronchiolitis inflammations of the bronchiole
carcin/o cancer
carcinoma cancerous tumor
chondr/o cartilage
chondroplasty surgical repair of the cartilage
coni/o dust
coniosis abnormal condition caused by (inhalation of) dust
diaphragmat/o diaphragm
diaphragmatocele hernia of the diaphragm
epiglott/o epiglottis
epiglottal pertaining to the epiglottis
laryng/o larynx
laryngitis inflammation of the larynx
lob/o lobe
lobectomy surgical removal or excision of a lobe
muc/o mucus
mucoid resembling mucus
nas/o nose
nasogastric pertaining to the nose and stomach
rhin/o nose
rhinitis inflammation of the nose
or/o mouth, mouthlike opening
oral pertianing to the mouth
stomat/o mouth, mouthlike opening
stomatitis inflammation of the mouth
orth/o straight
orthopnea breathing in the straight position
ox/i oxygen
ox/ oxygen
oximeter measuring instrument for oxygen
anoxia condition of no oxygen
pharyng/o pharynx
phon/o sound, voice
pleur/o pleura
pneum/o lung, air
pneumon/o lung, air
pulmon/o lung
sinus/o sinus
spir/o breathing
thorac/o thorax
tonsill/o tonsil
trache/o trachea
an/o anus
append/o appendix
appendic/o appendix
bil/i bile
bucc/o cheek
cec/o cecum
cheil/o lip
labi/o lip
chol/e bile,gall
cholangi/o bile duct
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
col/o colon
colon/o colon
dent/o teeth
odont/o teeth
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gingiv/o gums
gloss/o tongue
lingu/o tongue
hepat/o liver
ile/o ileum
jejun/o jejunum
lapar/o abdomen, abdominal wall
or/o mouth
pancreat/o pancreas
pept/o digestion
phag/o eating, swallowing
pharyng/o pharynx
proct/o rectum, anus
pylor/o pylorus
rect/o rectum
sial/o saliva, salivary gland
sigmoid/o sigmoid colon
steat/o fat
stomat/o mouth, mouth-like opening
Created by: adelaescalante