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MedTerm Quiz 1

Intro To Medical Terminology

The suffix begins with a vowel. Do not use a combining vowel.
The suffix begins with a consonant. Use a combining vowel.
Two root words are combined. Use a combining vowel.
Gland Aden/o
Cancer Carcin/o
Heart Cardi/o
Chemical Chem/o
To Cut Cis/o
Skin Dermat/o
Small Intestine Enter/o
Stomach Gastr/o
Female Gynec/o
Blood Hemat/o
Water Hydr/o
Immune Immun/o
Voice Box Laryng/o
Shape Morph/o
Kidney Nephr/o
Nerve Neur/o
Eye Ophthalm/o
Ear Ot/o
Disease Path/o
Lung Pulmon/o
Nose Rhin/o
Urine Ur/o
Without A-
Without An-
Before Ante-
Against Anti-
Self Auto-
Slow Brady-
Painful Dys-
Within Endo-
Upon Epi-
Normal Eu-
Different Hetero-
Same Homo-
Over, Above Hyper-
Under, Below Hypo-
Between Inter-
Inside Intra-
Large Macro-
Small Micro-
New Neo-
All Pan-
Beside, Beyond, Near Para-
Through Per-
Around Peri-
After Post-
Before Pre-
Backward, Behind Retro-
Below Sub
Above Super-
Above Supra-
Fast Tachy-
Through Trans-
Two Bi-
Half Hemi-
One Mono-
Many Multi-
None Nulli-
Many Poly-
Four Quad-
Partial, Half Semi-
Three Tri-
One Uni-
Pain -Algia
Hernia -Cele
Cut -Cis
Cell -Cyte
Pain -Dynia
Dilation -Ectasis
That which produces -gen
Produces, generates -genesis
Producing, produced by -genic
State, condition -ia
Abnormal condition -iasis
State of -ism
Inflammation -itis
One who studies -logist
Study of -logy
Destruction -lysis
Abnormal Softening -malacia
Enlargement -megaly
Tumor Mass -oma
Abnormal Condition -osis
Disease -pathy
Development -plasia
Formation, Development -plasm
Drooping -ptosis
Excessive, Abnormal Flow -rrhage
Discharge, Flow -rrhea
Rupture -rrhexis
Hardening -sclerosis
Narrowing -stenosis
Treatment -therapy
Development -trophy
Created by: lynette.thorpe