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Terminology (comb.forms/prefix/suffix)

ambly/o dull, dim
aque/o water
audi/o hearing
blephar/o eyelid
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
choroid/o choroid
chrom/o colour
chromat/o colour
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
core/o pupil
corne/o cornea
crani/o cranium, skull
cycl/o ciliary body of eye, cycle, circular
dacry/o tear, lacimal apparatus
dacryocyst/o lacrimal sac
dendr/o tree
dipl/o double
encephal/o brain
erythr/o red
gangli/o ganglion
glauc/o gray
gli/o glue, neuroglial tissue
goni/o angle
hydr/o water
irid/o iris
kerat/o cornea, hard, horny tissue
kinesi/o movement
labyrinth/o labyrinth (inner ear)
lacrim/o tear, lacrimal apparatus
later/o side, to one side
lept/o thin, slender
lex/o word, phrase
mastoid/o mastoid process
medull/o medulla
mening/o meninges, membrane covering the brain
meningi/o meninges, membrane covering the brain
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
myring/o tympanic membrane (ear drum)
narc/o stupor, numbness, sleep
neur/o nerve
noct/o night
nyctal/o night
ocul/o eye
opthalm/o eye
opt/o eye, vision
optic/o eye, vision
ot/o ear
phac/o lens
phot/o light
poli/o gray, gray matter
presby/o old age
pseud/o false
pupill/o pupil
radicul/o nerve root
retin/o retina
salping/o tube, eustachian tube (auditory)
scler/o hardening, sclera (white of eye)
scot/o darkness
somn/o sleep
staped/o stapes
sthen/o strength
synapt/o synapsis, point of contact
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (usually refers to meninges)
ton/o tension
tympan/o tympanic membrane (eardrum)
ventricul/o ventricle, heart or brain
vitr/o vitreous body (of eye)
-acusia hearing
-al P2
-algesic pain
-algia pain
-ary P2
-asthenia weakness, debility
-cele swelling, hernia
-cusis hearing
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, surgical removal
-esthesia feeling
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-ic P2
-ion the act of
-ism c/o
-itis inflammation
-kinesia movement
-lepsy seizure
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis destruction, loosening, seperation
-malacia softening
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-opsia vision
-osis ab c/o
-ous P2
-paresis partial paralysis
-pathy disease
-pexy fixation (of an organ)
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse, downward displacement
-rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhapy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument to examining
-scopy visual examination
-spasm involuntary contraction, twitching
-stomy forming an opening
-taxia order, coordination
-tic P2
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tropia turning
a-,an- without, not
bi- two
brady- slow
contra- against, opposite
di- double
dipl-, diplo- double
dys- bad, painful, difficult
eso- inward
exo- outward, outside
hemi- one half
heter-, hetero- different
hyper- excessive, above normal
hypo- defient, under, below
intra- in, within
necr-, necro- death, necrosis
pachy- thick
para- near, beside, beyond
presby- old age
quadri- four
syn- union, together, joined
uni- one
psych/o mind
ment/o mind
Created by: whitless