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Chapter 1 Med Term -

Chapter 1

endo/ innermost, within
epi/ upon, above
inter/ between
intra/ within
peri/ around
post/ after, behind
pre/ before, in front of
sub/ below, underneath, less than
bi/ two
brady/ slow
hemi/ one half
hyper/ above, more than normal
hypo/ below, deficient
mono/ one, single
poly/ many, much
quadri/ four
tachy/ fast
tri/ three
a/ away from, without
an/ without
anti/ againt
de/ reversal of, without
dys/ painful, difficult, abnormal
eu/ normal, good
mal/ bad, inadequate
re/ again and again
abdomino abdomen
appendo appendix
arterio artery
intestino intestine
laryngo larynx
musculo muscle
thyroido thyroid
tonsilo tonsil
veno vein
arthro joint
cardio heart
dermo skin
gastro stomach
mammo breast
naso nose
psycho mind
cholecysto gallbladder
costo rib
entero intestine
hepato liver
hystero uterus
laparo abdomen
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-ine pertaining to
-ive pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-ation a process, being or having
-ion action, condition
-lysis process of breaking down or destroying
-it is inflammation, infection of
-megaly enlargment
-oma tumor, mass
-osis condition of, abnormal condition, process
-pathy disease, suffering
-ectomy surgical excision
-gram a record or picture
-graphy process of recording
-metry process of measuring
-scope instrument used to examine
-scopy process of using an instrument to examine
-stomy surgically created opening
-therapy treatment
-tomy process of cutting or making an incision
-iatry medical treatment
-ist one who specializes in
-ology the study of
Created by: HeatherF