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UCF HSC3537 CH 2-4

With Alice Noblin

adip/o fat
abdomin/o abdomen
anter/o front
bol/o to cast (throw)
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
chrom/o color
chornd/o cartilage
cervic/o neck (of the body or uterus)
cyt/o cell
crani/o skull
dist/o far, distant
dors/o back portion of the body
hist/o tissue
inguin/o groin
kary/o nucleus
ili/o ilium (of the pelvic bone)
later/o side
lumb/o lower back
medi/o middle
nucle/o nucleus
pelv/i pelvis
poster/o back, behind
proxim/o nearest
sacr/o sacrum
sarc/o flesh
spin/o spine, backbone
thel/o nipple
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea, windpipe
umbilic/o navel, umbilicus
ventr/o belly side of the body
vertebro vertebra(e), backbone(s)
viscer/o internal organs
ana- up
cata- down
epi- above
hypo- below
inter- between
meta- change
-eal pertaining to
-iac pertaining to
-ior pertaining to
-ism process, condition
-ose pertaining to, full of
-plasm formation
-somes bodies
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-coccus berry-shaped bacterium
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, removal
-emia blood condition
-genesis condition of producing, forming
-gram record
-graph instrument of recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction, & separation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass, collection of fluid
-opsy to view (under a microscope)
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia formation, growth, development
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examination
-stomy opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy treament
-tomy incision, cutting into
-trophy development, nourishment
-ose pertaining to, full of
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-oid resembling
-genic pertaining to producing, produced by or in
-al pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-ac pertaining to
-iac pertaining to
-ole little, small
-ule little, small
-ist specialist
-ia condition
-er one who
-um structure, tissue
-ium structure, tissue
-y condition, process
-us substance, structure
uni- one
ultra- beyond, excel
tachy- fast
trans- across, through
syn- together, with
sym- together, with
supra- above, upper
sub- under
retro- behind, backwards
re- back, again
pseudo- false
per- through
peri- surrounding
pro- before, forward
post- after, behind
poly- many, much
pre- before, in front of
para- abnormal, beside, near
mal- bad
meta- beyond, change
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
in- not, into, or within
infra- beneath
inter- between
intra- into, within
macro- large
epi- upon, on, above
eu- good, normal
ex- out, away from
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- deficient, under
contrra- against, opposite
de- down, lack of
dia- through, complete
dys- bad, painful, difficult
ec- out, outside
ecto- out, outside
en- in, within
endo- in, within
anti- against
auto- self, own
bi- two
brady- slow
cata- down
con- with, together
a- no, not, without
an- no, not, without
ab- away from
ad- toward
ana- up, apart
ante- before, forward
cranial brain
thoracic lungs & heart
abdominal stomach, small and large intestines, spleen, pancreas
spinal nerves of the spinal cord
pelvic portions of the small and large intestines, bladder, rectum
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