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Apendix A

Andys Apendix 9415

TermDefinition
algia pain
cyte cell
ectomy surgical removal
emesis vomit
emia blood
ism condition
itis inflammation
lepsy seizure
oid resembling
(o) logist specialist in the study or treatment of
(o) logy study of
oma tumor
osis abdominal condition
ostomy creation of an opening
otomy incision
pathy disease
phobia fear
plasty surgical repair
pnea breathing
rrhea flow
sclerosis hardening
stasis control
a/an/ana no/not/without
ante before
anti against
bi two
brady slow
contra against
dys difficult
endo within
epi above
gynec woman
hemi half
hyper above
hypo below
inter between
intra within
mal bad/poor/abnormal
neo new
non not
para near
per through
peri surrounding
poly many
post after
pre before
retro backward
semi half
sub below
syn together
tachy fast
tri three
abdomin abdomin
arteri artery
arthr joint
ather fat
aur ear
bronch bronchus
bucc cheek
carcin cancer
cardi heart
cerebr cerebrum
coagul clotting
cyst bladder
cyt cell
derm/dermat skin
electr electricity
encephal brain
erythr red
gastr stomach
gyn/gyn/gyne woman
hemat,hem blood
hepat liver
hydr water
hyster uterus
immune protection
lip fat
lymph lymph
muc muscle
my fungus
narc sleep
nas nose
hephr kidney
heur nerve
ocul/opthalm/opt eye
or mouth
oste bone
pancreat pancreas
phleb vein
phot light
pneum lungs
proct rectum
psych mind
pulmon lungs
quadr four
rect rectum
ren kidney
rhin nose
septi bacteria
thorac chest
thromb clot
thrache trachea
urethr urethra
ven vein
cerebrospinal pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
cerebrovascular pertaining to the brain and blood vessels that supply it
epidural pertaining to above the dura mater
epilepsy a disorder of the central nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures
meningitis inflammation of the meninges of the brain
neuralgia nerve pain
neurologist specializes in diseases of the neurological system
schizophrenia a type of psychosis in which the mind is said to split from reality
bradycardia slow heart rate
cardiologist specializes in diseases of the heart
cardiomyopathy diseases of the heart muscle
endocardium membrane lining the cavities of the heart
hypertension high blood pressure
hypoxemia to little oxygen in the blood
myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
myocardium heart muscle tissue
pericardium lining around the outside of the heart
tachycardia fast heart rate
bronchitis inflammation of the bronchi
dyspnea difficult, painful breathing
hypoxia deficient oxygen levels
pharyngitis inflammation of the pharynx
pulmonologist specialist in diseases of the lungs
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
rhinorrhea discharge from the nose
spirometry measurement of breathing
stethoscope instrument used to listen to lung and heart sound through the chest wall
arthritis inflammation of the joints
bursitis inflammation of bursa
intramuscular within the muscle
myalgia muscle pain
orthopedic straight foot
tendinitis inflammation of the tendons
endocrinology study of the secreting glands
hyperglycemia to much sugar in the blood
hyperthyroidism to much thyroid hormones
hypokalemia low blood potassium
pancreatitis inflammation of the pancreas
autoimmune when the immune system causes the body to produce antibodies against itself
immunocompromised immune compromised by disease
leukemia a malignant blood disease marked by abnormal white blood cells
metastasis the spread of cancer cells through the body
anemia a blood condition in which there is a reduction of red blood cells, hemoglobin or the volume of packed red blood cells
hematology study of the blood
myeloma tumor of the bone marrow
cholecystectomy surgical removal of the gall bladder
cirrhosis chronic liver condition that causes tissue to turn yellow
colonoscopy viewing of the colon
dyspepsia indigestion
dysphagia difficulty in eating or swallowing
esophagitis inflammation of the esophagus
gastroenterologist specialist in the study of stomach and intestines
nasogastric pertaining to the nose and the stomach
pancretitis inflammation of the pancreas
sublingual under the tongue
nephrectomy surgical removal of the kidney
polyuria urinates excessively
pyelonephyritis inflammation of the renal pelvis
urologist specializing in the urinary system
conjunctivitis inflammation of the conjuctiva
intraocular inside of the eye
ophthalmologist specialist in disease of the eye
optometry measuring the eye
photophobia extreme sensitivity to light
myringitis inflammation of the tympanic membrane
otitis inflammation of the ears
dematitis inflammation of the skin
dermatologist specialist who studies disease of the skin
epidermal on the skin
histology study of the tissue
percutaneous through the skin
subcutaneous under the skin
gynecologist specializes in the reproductive system
hysterectomy removal of the uterus
mamogram x-ray of the breast
vasectomy excision of part of the deferens to produce male sterility
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