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HAN Medical Terms II


-ac, -iac pertaining to
-acusis hearing
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-apheresis removal, a carrying away
-ar pertaining to
-arche beginning
-asthenia lack of strength
-blast immature cell, embryonic
-capnia carbon dioxide
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-chezia defecation, elimination of wastes
-constriction narrowing
-crine to secrete
-cusis hearing
-cyte cell
-cytosis abnormal condition of cells
-dilation widening; stretching; expanding
-eal pertaining to
-ectasia stretching, dilation, dilatation, widening
-ectasis stretching, dilating, widening
-ectomy surgical removal
-edema abnormally large volume of fluid in interstitial space
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-er one who
-ernia to bind, tie together
-esthesia sensation
-flexion a bending movement around a joint in a limb
-fusion coming together, to pour
-genesis condition of producing, forming
-genic pertaining to, producing, produced by, or in
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-ic, -ical pertaining to
-in, -ine a substance
-ist specialist
-ion process
-ism process, condition
-itis inflammation
-kinesia, -kinesis movement
-kinetic movement
-lapse to side, fall, sag
-listhesis slipping
-lithiasis the presence, condition or formation of stones
-logy study of
-lithotomy surgical incision of the urinary bladder for removal of a calculus
-lysis destruction, breakdown, separation
-lytic to produce decomposition
-malacia softening
-megaly growth
-meter to measure
-metry process of measuring
-oid pertaining to
-ole little, small
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-opsia vision
-opsy to view
-or one view
-orexia condition of appetite
-ose pertaining to, full of
-osis condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
-osmia smell
-otia ear condition
-ous pertaining to
-oxia oxygen
-paresis weakness
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-pexy fixation, put in place
-phage eat, swallow
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phonia voice, sound
-phoresis carrying, transmission
-phylasix protection against infection
-physis to grow
-plasia development formation growth
-plasm formation
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-plegic paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptosis dropping, sagging, prolapsed
-ptysis spitting
-rrhagia bursting forth (of blood)
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-salpinx uterine tube
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy viewing
-spasm sudden, involuntary contraction of muscles
-stasis to stop, control
-stenosis tightening, stricture, narrowing
-sthenia strength
-stitial interspace of tissues
-stomy opening to form a mouth [stoma]
-suppression holding
-therapy treatment
-thorax pleural cavity, chest
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy process of cutting, incision
-tripsy crushing
-trophy development, nourishment
-tropia to turn
-um, -ium structure, tissue
-uria condition of having a specific substance in the urine
-version act of turning
-y condition, process
Created by: Elaine3w