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MedTerm (Ch. 1)

Ch.1: Basic Elements of a Medical Word

dermat/itis (inflammation of the) skin
cutane/ous (pertaining to the) skin
nephr/oma (tumor of the) kidney
ren/al (pertains to the) kidney
stomat/itis (inflammation of the) mouth
or/al (pertaining to the) mouth
erythr/o red
gastr/o stomach
hepat/o liver
immun/o immune, immunity, safe
nephro/o kidney
oste/o bone
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastromegaly enlargement of the stomach
gastroma tumor of the stomach
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
hepatomegaly enlargement of the liver
hepatoma tumor of the liver
anesthesia condition of not feeling
hyperthermia condition of excessive heat
intramuscular pertaining to within the muscle
paranasal pertaining to (area) near the nose
polyuria condition of much urine
gastroenteritis inflammation of the stomach and intestines
hepatocyte liver cell
osteochondritis inflammation of bone and cartilage
osteoarthritis inflammation of bone and joint
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