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HS 222 - LOM 1

language of medicine terms for midterm 1

QuestionAnswer
acr/o extremeties
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
amni/o amnion
andr/o male
arthr/o joint
balan/o glans penis
cardi/o heart
caus/o burn/burning
cephal/o head
celi/o abdomen
cholecyst/o gallbladder
chondr/o cartilage
cost/o rib
cutane/o skin
cyst/o bladder, cyst
cyt/o cell
duoden/o duodenum
gastr/o stomach
glyc/o sugar, glucose
gnos/o knowledge
hist/o tissue
jejun/o jejenum
leuk/o white
lex/o word, phrase
lith/o stone, calculus
meat/o opening, meatus
mening/o meninges, membranes
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
nephr/o kidney
odont/o tooth
opthalm/o eye
orch/o testis
oste/o bone
palat/o palate (roof of mouth)
peritone/o peritoneum
phleb/0 vein
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
ren/o kidney
semin/i semen
sialaden/o salivary gland
steat/o fat
stomat/o mouth
tax/o arrangement, coordination
thromb/o clot, thrombus
vener/o venereal (sexual contact)
vesic/o urinary bladder
a- without
an- anus
brady- slow
dia- throughout
dys- bad, difficult, painful
eu- good, normal, well
ex- out, away from
hyper- above, excessive, beyond
hypo- below, under, deficient
infra- below, beneath
inter- between
intra- within
para- to bring forth, to bear
per- through, throughout
peri- around, surrounding
retro- behind, backward
tachy- fast
trans- across
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cele hernia, swelling
-centesis surgical puncture of a cavity
-cyte cell
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy surgical removal
-emesis vomiting
-emia blood condition
-esthesia sensation, feeling
-gram written record
-graphy process of recording
-iasis abnormal condition
-ic pertaining to
-ism process, condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-kinesis movement
-logy study of
-lysis dissolution, breakdown
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-oma tumor, mass
-osis condition, status, abnormal increase
-pathy disease, emotion
-pexy fixation
-phagia eating, ingestion
-phoria to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
-plasia development, formation, growth
-plasm formation, growth
-plasty surgical correction/repair
-praxia action, activity
-ptosis prolapse, drooping
-ptysis spitting
-rraphy suture
-rrhea flow, discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-scopy visual examination
-sis state of; condition
-stomy surgical opening
-tomy surgical incision
-tocia childbirth, labor
-tripsy to crush, break
-trophy nourishment, growth
-uria urine condition
-version to turn
Created by: alyssamerk32