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chabner medical terminology - short course

-algia pain
-emia blood condition
-ia condition, disease
-itis inflamation
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-osis condiditon, abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhage bursting forth, of blood
-rrhagia bursting forth, of blood
-sclerosis hardening
-uria urine condition
-al- pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-centesis surgical puncture
-ectomy removal, resection, excision
-gram record
-graphy process of recording
-lysis separation, breakdown, destruction
-plasty surgical repair, surgical correction
-scopy process or visual examination
-stomy opening
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision, to cut into
-tome to cut
-graph to record
-scope to visualize
-meter to measure
-metry measurement
angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
cardi/o heart
coron/o heart
phleb/o vein
ven/o vein
venul/o venule
lymph/o lymph fluid
lymphaden/o lymph node
lymphangi/o lymph vessel
splen/o spleen
thym/o thymus gland
HDL high-density lipoprotiens
LDL low-density lipoprotiens
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
MUGA scan imaging of heart motion
PET scan positron emission tomography
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
PCI percutaneous coronary intervention
ELISA enzyme linked immunosorbent assay
CT scan Computed tomography
Created by: Bowlingbabe