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Competency 18: Appendix A Study Stack

TermDefinition
A-; AN-; ANA- NO; NOT; WITHOUT
BRADY- SLOW
DYS- DIFFICULT; PAINFUL
ENDO- WITHIN
EPI- ABOVE, UPON
GYNEC/O- WOMAN
HYPER- ABOVE; EXCESSIVE
HYPO- BELOW; DEFICIENT
INTER- BETWEEN
NEO- NEW
PARA- NEAR; BESIDE
PER- THROUGH
RETRO- BEHIND; BACKWORD; UPWARD
SEMI- HALF
TACHY- FAST
-ALGIA PAIN
-EMESIS VOMIT
-EMIA BLOOD
-ISM CONDITION
-LEPSY SEIZURE
-OID RESEMBLING; LIKE
-OMA TUMOR
-OSIS ABNORMAL CONDITION
-OSTOMY CREATION OF AN OPENING
-OTOMY INCISION INTO
-PATHY DISEASE
-PLASTY SURGICAL REPAIR
-PNEA BREATHING
RRHEA- FLOW; DISCHARGE
-SCLEROSIS HARDENING
-STASIS CONTROL; STOP
ARTHR/O JOINT (E.G ARHTIRITIS)
ATHER/O FAT; FATTY PLAGUE
ERYTHR/O RED
HEMAT/O; HEM/O BLOOD
HEPAT/O LIVER
HYSTER/O UTERUS
OCUL/O; OPTHALM/O; OPT/O EYE
OR/O; ORCH/O; ORCHI/O MOUTH (E.G ORAL)
PHLEB/O VEIN
PNEUM/O LUNGS; AIR
PROCT/O RECTUM
THROMB/O CLOT
CEREBROVASCULAR PERTAINING TO THE BRAIN & BLOOD VESSELS THAT SUPPLY IT
EPIDURAL PERTAINING TO ABOVE THE DURA MATER
EPILEPSY EPI-:UPON A DISORDER OF THE CNS WITH RECURRENT SEIZURES
HYPERTENSION HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
HYPOXEMIA TOO LITTLE OXYGEN IN THE BLOOD
MYOCARDIUM HEART MUSCLE TISSUE
PERICARDIUM LINING AROUND THE OUTSIDE OF THE HEART
TACHYCARDIA FAST HEART RATE
DYPOXIA CONDITION OF DEFICIENT OXYGEN LEVELS
SPIROMETRY SPIR/O: BREATH MEASUREMENT OF BREATHING
BURSITIS BURS/O: JOING INFLAMMATION OF THE BURSA. A FLUID-FILLED SAC AROUND THE JOINTS
ORTHOPEDIC LITERALLY MEANS STRAIGH FOOT STUDY OF THE DISEASES OF THE SKELETAL AND MUSCLE SYSTEM
LEUKEMIA LEUK/O: WHITE A MALIGNANT BLOOD DISEASE OF ABNORMAL WHITE BLOOD CELLS
METASTASIS META: BEYOND THE SPREAD OF CANCER CELLS BEYOND THE ORIGIN OF THE TUMOR VIA BLOOD OR LYMPH
ANEMIA LITERALLY MEANS WITHOUT BLOOD A CONDITION WHEN THERE IS A REDUCTION OF RED BLOOD CELLS, HEMOGLOBIN, OR VOLUME OF PACKED RED BLOOD CELLS.
MYELOMA TUMOR OF THE BONE MARROW
CHOLECYSTECTOMY CHOLECYST/O: GALL BLADDER REMOVAL OF THE GALL BLADDER
CIRRHOSIS CIRRH/O: YELLOW OSIS: ABNORMAL CHRONIC LIVER CONDITION THAT CAUSES YELLOWING OF TISSUES
PYELONEPHRITIS PYEL: RENAL PEVLIS INFLAMMATION OF THE RENAL PELVIS AREA OF THE KIDNEY
CONJUCTIVITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE CONJUCTIVA
OPTHALMOLOGIST SPECIALIST IN THE DISEASES OF THE EYE
MYRINGITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE TYMPANIC MEMBRANE (EARDRUM)
OTITIS INFLAMMATION OF THE EAR
EPIDERMAL PERTAINING TO THE SKIN
PERCUTANEOUS THROUGH THE SKIN
OBSTETRICS OBSTETR/O: MIDWIFE SPECIALIST IN THE CARE AND TREATMENT OF MOTHER & FETUS THROUGH PREGNANCY, CHILDBIRTH, & POSTPARTUM
VASECTOMY EXCISION OF PART OF THE VAS DEFERENS TO MAKE THE MALE STERILE.
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