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kim med term1

med term 1

-a noun ending
a- no,not, without
ab- away from
abdomin/o abdomen
-ablation removal
-abraison scraping of
-ac pertaining to
acid/o acid
acous/o hearing
acro- heights, extremes, extremities
acromi/o acromion
acu- sharp
-acusis hearing
-ad toward
ad- toward
aden/o gland
adenoid/o adenoid (pharyngeal tonsil)
adip/o fat
adnex/o accessory
adren/o adrenal gland
aer/o air
af- toward
agglutin/o clumping
agora- marketplace
-al pertaining to
albin/o white
albumin/o protein
-algia pain
aliment/o nutrition
allo- other, different
alvelo/o alveolus
ambly/o dull, dim
ambul/o walking
amni/o amnion
amphi- both
amyl/o starch
-an pertaining to
an- no, not, without
an/o anus
ana- up, apart, away
andr/o male
angi/o vessel
ankyl/o stiffening
ante- forward, in front of, before
anter/o front
anthrop/o man
anti- against
antr/o antrum, cavity
aort/o aorta (largest artery)
-apheresis removal
aphth/o ulceration
apic/o pointed extremity, apex
apo- separate, away from
append/o vermiform appendix, that which is added
-ar pertaining to
appendic/o vermiform appendix, that which is added
-arche beginning
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole (small artery)
arthr/o articulation (joint)
articul/o articulation (joint)
-ary pertaining to
-ase enzyme
astr/o star
ather/o fatty plaque
-atic pertaining to
-ation process of
atri/o atrium
audi/o hearing
aur/o ear
auricul/o ear
auto- self
axill/o axilla (armpit)
az/o nitrogen
azot/o nitrogen
bacteri/o bacteria
balan/o glans penis
bar/o pressure, weight
bartholin/o Bartholin gland
bas/o base, bottom
bi- two
bi/o life, living
bil/i bile
bin- two
-blast embryonic, immature
blast/o embryonic, immature
blephar/o eyelid
bol/o to throw, throwing
brachi/o arm
brachy- short
bronch/o bronchus
bronchi/o bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchiole
buss/o cheek
bunion/o bunion
burs/o bursa
calc/o, calc/i calcium
calcane/o calcaneus (heelbone)
calcul/o stone, calculus
cali/o calyx, calix
calic/o calyx, calix
calyc/o calyx, calix
cancer/o cancer, malignancy
canth/o canthus(corner of eye)
capit/o head
capn/o carbon dioxide
carcin/o cancer
-carcinoma cancer of epithelial origin
cardi/o heart
carp/o carpus (wrist)
carilag/o cartilage
cata- down
caud/o tail
cauter/i burning
cec/o cecum (first part of large intestine)
-cele herniation, protrusion
celi/o abdomen
cellul/o cell
-centesis surgical puncture
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
cerumin/o cerumen (earwax)
cervic/o neck, cervix
-chalasia condition of relaxation, slackening
-chalasis relaxation. slackening
cheil/o lips
chem/o drug, chemical
-chezia condition of stools
chol/e bile, gall
cholangi/o bile vessel
cholecyst/o gallbladder
choledoch/o common bile duct
cholesterol/o cholesterol
chondr/o cartilage
chord/o cord, spinal cord
chori/o chorion (outer fetal sac)
chorion/o chorion (outer fetal sac)
choroid/o choroid, vascular membrane
chrom/o color
chym/o juice
circum- around
cirrh/o orange-yellow
-cision process of cutting
-clasis intentional breaking
-clast breaking down
claustr/o closing
clavicul/o clavicle (collarbone)
cleid/o clavicle (collarbone)
clitorid/o clitoris
-coagulation process of clotting
coccyg/o coccyx (tailbone)
cochle/o cochlea
col/o colon (large intestine)
coll/o neck
colon/o colon (large intestine)
colp/o vagina
commissur/o connection
chromat/o color
-amnios amnion, inner fetal sac
brady- slow
chromate/p color
Created by: KMays