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TermDefinition
A-; An-; Ana-; No; Not; Without
Ab- Away from
Ante- Before; Forward
Anti- Against
Auto- Self
Bi- Two; Double; Both
Brady- Slow
Carcin- Cancerous
Contra- Against; Opposite
Dys- Difficult; Painful
Ect- Outside; Out
En- Within; In
Endo- Within
Epi- Above; Upon
Ex- Out
Gynec/o- Woman
Hemi- Half
Hyper- Above; Excessive
Hypo- Below; Deficient
Infra- Below; Inferior
Inter- Between
Intra- Within
Iso- Same; Equal
Macro- Large
Mal- Bad; Poor; Abnormal
Meta- Change; Aftter; Beyond
Micro- Small
Multi- Many
Neo- New
Non- Not
Oligo- Few; Less
Pan- All
Para- Near; Beside
Per- Through
Peri- Around; Surrounding
Poly- Many; Excessive
Post- After
Pre- Before; In front of
Primi- First
Retro- Behind; Backward; Upward
Semi- Half
Sub- Below; Under
Super- Above; Over; Excessive
Supra- Above; On top of
Sym- With
Syn- Together; With
Tachy- Fast
Tri- Three
Uni- One
Xero- Dry
-ac; -al; -ar; -ary Pertaining to
-algia Pain
-blast Germ or bud
-cele Hernia; Herniation
-centesis Surgical puncture
-crine To secrete
-crit To seperate
-cyte Cell
-cytosis Condition of cells
-desis Binding together
-ectomy Surgical removal
-emesis Vomit
-emia Blood
-genesis; -genic; -gen Origin; Producing; Forming
-globin; -globulin Protein
-gram Record
-graph Instrument for recording
-graphy Process of recording
-ia; -iac; -ic Pertaining to
-iasis Formation or presence of
-ism Condition
-itis Inflammation
-ium Structure or tissue
-lepsy Seizure
-lysis; -lytic Break down
-malacia Softening
-Megaly Enlargement
-metry Process of measuring
-oid Resembling; Like
-(o)logist Specialist in the study or treatment of
-(o)logy Study of
-oma Tumor
-osis Abnormal condition
-ostomy Creation of an opening
-otomy Incision into
-ous Pertaining to
-paresis Paralysis
-pathy Disease
-penia Decreased number
-pepsia Digestion
-pexy Suspension; fixation
-phagia Eating; Swallowing
-phobia Abnormal fear
-phonia Voice; sound
-phoresis Carrying; Transmission
-phoria Feeling; Mental state
-plasty Surgical repair
-plegia Paralysis
-pnea Breathing
-poiesis Formation
-r/rhage; -r/rhagia Bursting forth
-rrhea Flow; Discharge
-rhexis rupture
-sclerosis Hardening
-scope Instrument for viewing
-somnia; somn/o Sleep
-spasm Involuntary contraction or twitch
-stasis control; Stop
-stenosis Narrowing
-Therapy Treatment
-thorax Chest; Pleural cavity
-tocia; toc/o Labor; Birth
-tripsy Crushing
-trophy Growth; Development
-tropin Nourish; Develop; Stimulate
Abdomin/o Abdomen
Aden/o Gland
Adip/o Fat
Amnio Amnion
Andr/o Male; Man
Angi/o Vessel
Aque/o Watery
Arteri/o Artery
Arteriol/o Arteriole
Anthr/o Joint
Ather/o Fat; Fatty plaque
Audi/o Hearing; Sound
Aur/o Ear
Belan/o Glans penis
Bili Bile; Gall
Blephar/o Eyelid
Bronch/o Bronchus
Bronchiol/o Bronchiole
Bucc/o Check
Burs/o Joint
Calc/i Calcium
Capnia Carbon dioxide
Carcin/o Cancer
Cardi/o Heart
Carp/o Wrist bone
Cephal/o Head
Cerebr/o Cerebrum
Cirrh/o Yellow
Chol/e Bile; Gall bladder
Cholangi/o Bile duct
Cholecyst/o Gall Bladder
Chondr/o Cartilage
Coagul/o Clotting
Cochle/o Cochlea
Col/o Colon
Colp/o Vagina (sheath)
Conjunctiv/o Conjuctiva
Cor/o; Coron/o Heart
Corne/o Cornea
Cost/o Rib
Crani/o Cranium; Skull
Cry/o Cold
Cut/o; Cuti; Cutane/o Skin
Cyan/o Blue
Cyst/o Bladder; Sac
Cyt/o Cell
Dacry/o Tear
Dent Tooth
Derm/o; Dermat/o Skin
Dipl/o Two; Double
Dips/o Thirst
Duoden/o Duodenum
Dur/a Dura matter
Electr/o Electricity
Embry/o Embryo
Encephal/o Brain
Enter/o Intestines
Eosin/o; Erythr/o Red
Epididym/o Epididymis
Episi/o Vulva
Esophag/o Esophagus
Esthesi/o Sensation
Fasci/o Fascia
Femor/o Femur
Fet/o; Fet/i Fetus
Fibul/o Fibula
Fund/o Fundus
Gastr/o Stomach
Gingiv/o Gums
Glauc/o Silver; Gray
Gli/o Nerve cell
Glomerul/o Glomerulus
Gloss/o Tongue
Gluc/o;Gylc/o Glucose; Sugar
Gonad/o Sex glands
Gravid/o; Gravid/a Pregnancy
Gyyn/o; Gyn/e; Gynec/o Woman
Hemat/o; Hem/o Blood
Hemangi/o Blood Vessel
Hepat/o Liver
Hidr/o Sweat
Hormone/o Hormone; An urging on
Humer/o Humerus
Hydr/o Water; Fluid
Hyster/o Uterus
Ile/o; Ili/o Ileum
Immune/o Protection
Jejun/o Jejunum
Kal/i Potassium
Kerat/o Cornea
Ket/o; Keton/o Ketone bodies
Kinesi/o Movement
Lacrim/o Tears
Lact/o Milk
Lapar/o Abdominal wall
Laryng/o Larynx
Ligament/o Ligament
Lingua Tongue
Lip/o Fat
Lith/o Stone
Lumb/o Lower back
Lymph/o Lymph
Mamm/o; Mast/o Breast
Melan/o Black
Men/o Menses; Menstruation
Mening/o; Meningi/o Meninges (Membrane)
Metacarp/o Hand bones
Metatars/o Foot bones
Morph/o Form; Shape
Muc/o Mucus
My/o Muscle
Myc/o Fungus
Myel/o Bone marrow; Spinal cord
Myring/o Eardrum
Narc/o Sleep
Nas/o Nose
Nat/o; Natal Birth; Delivery
Nephr/o Kidney
Neur/o Nerve
Noct/o; Nyctal/o Night
Ocul/o; Ophthalm/o; Opt/o Eye
Onych/o Nail
Oophor/o Ovary
Or/o Mouth
Orch/o; Orchi/o; Orchid/o Testicle
Orth/o Straight
Oste/o Bone
Ot/o Ear
Ovari/o Ovary
Oxi Oxygen
Pachy/o Thick
Pancreat/o Pancreas
Par/o; Part/o Labor; Child birth
Patell/o Kneecap
Pector/o Chest
Ped Children
Pelv/i Pelvis
Perine/o Perineum
Peritone/o Peritoneum
Phag/o Eat; Swallow
Phalang/o Finger and toe bones
Pharyng/o Pharynx
Phleb/o Vein
Phot/o Light
Phren/o Mind or diaphragm
Pil/o Hair
Pneum/o Lungs; Air
Pod/o; Podi Foot
Presby/o Old age
Proct/o Rectum
Psych/o; Psych/i Mind; Soul
Pub/o Pubis; Pubic bone
Pulmon/o Lungs
Py/o Pus
Pyel/o Renal pelvis
Quadr/i Four
Radi/o Radius
Rect/o Rectum
Ren/o Kidney
Reticul/o A net
Retin/o Retina
Rhabdomy/o Skeletal muscle; Striated muscle
Rheum Watery discharge
Rhin/o Nose
Salping/o Uterine tube
Sarc/o Flesh
Schiz/o Split
Semin/o Semen
Septi Bacteria
Sial/o Saliva
Sinus/o Sinus
Somat/o Body
Sperm/o; Spermat/o Sperm
Spher/o Round
Sphygm/o Pulse
Spir/o Breathe; Breath
Splen/o Spleen
Spondyl/o Vertebra; Vertebral column
Steth/o Chest
Stoma; Stomat/o Mouth
Synovi/o Joint
Tars/o Ankle bones
Ten/o; Tend/o; Tendon/o; Tendin/o Tendon
Test/o; Testicul/o Testicle
Thorac/o Chest
Thromb/o Clot
Thyr/o Thyroid gland
Trache/o Trachea
Tympan/o Eardrum
Urethr/o Urethra
Ur/o Urinary tract
Vas/o; Vascul/o Vessel
Ven/o Vein
Xanth/o Yellow
Akinesia (Nervous) A= Without Kinesia= Movement Loss of normal muscle movement
Cerebrospinal (Nervous) Cerebr/o= Cerebrum Spin/o= Spine al= Pertaining to Pertaining to the brain and spinal cord
Cerebrovascular (Nervous) Cerebr/o= Cerebrum Vascul/o= Vessel ar= Pertaining to Pertaining to the brain and blood vessels that supply it
Electroencephalogram (Nervous) Electr/o= Electricity Encephal/o= Brain Gram= Record Record of electrical activity in brain
Epidural (Nervous) Epi= Above; Upon Dur/a= Dura matter al= Pertaining to Pertaining to above dura matter
Epilepsy (Nervous) Epi= Above; Upon Lepsy= Seizure Disorder characterized by reccurent seizures
Hemiparesis (Nervous) Hemi= Half Paresis= Paralysis Paralysis of half the body
Hydrocephalus (Nervous) Hydro= Water; Fluid Cephal/o= Head Excess cerebrospinal fluid in brain
Hyperesthesia (Nervous) Hyper= Above; Excess Esthesia= Sensation ia= Condition of Increased sensitivity to stimulation
Meningitis (Nervous) Mening/o= Meninges Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of meninges of brain
Myelogram (Nervous) Myel/o= Bone marrow; Spine Gram= Record X-ray of spinal cord and nerve roots
Neuralgia (Nervous) Neur/o= Nerve Algia= Pain Nerve pain
Neurologist (Nervous) Neur/o= Nerve Ologist= Specialist Specialist of the neurological system
Paraplegia (Nervous) Para= Near; Beside Plegia= Paralysis Paralysis of both lower extremities
Polyneuritis (Nervous) Poly= Many Neur/o= Nerve Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of many nerves
Schizophrenia (Nervous) Schiz/o= Split Phren/o= Mind ia= Pertaining to Psychosis in which mind is said to be "split from reality"
Angiography (Cardiovascular) Angi/o= Vessel Graphy= Process of recording Radiographic study of blood vessels
Anoxia (Cardiovascular) An= Without Oxi= Oxygen Without oxygen
Arteriogram (Cardiovascular) Arteri/o= Artery Gram= Record X-ray of an artery
Arteriosclerosis (Cardiovascular) Arteri/o= Artery Sclerosis= Hardening Hardening of artery wall
Bradycardia (Cardiovascular) Brady= Slow Cardi/o= Heart ia= Pertaining to Pertaining to a slow heart rate
Cardiologist (Cardiovascular) Cardi/o= Heart Ologist= Specialist Specialist of the heart
Cardiomegaly (Cardiovascular) Cardi/o= Heart Megaly= Enlargement Enlarged heart
Cardiomyopathy (Cardiovascular) Cardi/o= Heart My/o= Muscle Pathy= Disease Disease of the heart muscle
Endarterectomy (Cardiovascular) End/o= Within Arter/o= Artery Ectomy= Surgical removal Surgical removal of the inside of artery
Endocardium (Cardiovascular) End/o= Within Cardi/o= Heart Ium= Structure; Tissue Membrane lining cavities of heart
Hypertension (Cardiovascular) Hyper= Above; Excessive Tension High blood pressure
Hypoxemia (Cardiovascular) Hypo= Below; Deficient Ox/e= Oxygen Emia= Blood Too little oxygen in blood
Myocarditis (Cardiovascular) My/o= Muscle Cardi/o= Heart Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the heart muscle
Myocardium (Cardiovascular) My/o= Muscle Cardi/o= Heart Ium= Structure; Tissue
Pericardium (Cardiovascular) Peri= Surrounding Cardi/o= Heart Ium= Structure; Tissue Lining around the outside of the heart
Tachycardia (Cardiovascular) Tachy= Fast Cardi/o= Heart ia= Pertaining to Pertaining to a fast heart rate
Bronchitis (Respiratory) Bronch/o= Bronchus Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the bronchi
Bronchoscopy (Respiratory) Bronch/o= Bronchus Scopy= Viewing Process of viewing the bronchi
Dyspnea (Respiratory) Dys= Pain; Difficulty Pnea= Breathing Difficulty breathing
Hypoxia (Respiratory) Hypo= Below; Deficient Ox/i= Oxygen ia= Pertaining to Condition of deficient oxygen levels
Laryngoscope (Respiratory) Laryng/o= Larynx Scope= Instrument for viewing Instrument for viewing larynx
Laryngospasm (Respiratory) Laryng/o= Larynx Spasm= Involuntary contraction Contraction of laryngeal muscles
Pharyngitis (Respiratory) Pharyng/o= Pharynx Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the Pharynx
Pneumothorax (Respiratory) Pneum/o= Air; Lungs Thorax= Chest Air/gas in chest cavity
Pulmonologist (Respiratory) Pulmon/o= Lungs Ologist= Specialist Specailist of lungs
Rhinoplasty (Respiratory) Rhin/o= Nose Plasty= Surgical repair Surgical repair of nose
Rhinorrhea (Respiratory) Rhin/o= Nose Rrhea= Flow; Discharge Discharge from nose
Spirometry (Respiratory) Spir/o= Breathe Metry= Measure of Measurement of breathing
Stethoscope (Respiratory) Steth/o= Chest Scope= Instrument for viewing Instument used to listen to lungs and heart sounds through chest
Thoracotomy (Respiratory) Thorac= Chest Otomy= Surgical incision Incision into the chest
Tracheostomy (Respiratory) Trache/o= Trachea Stomy= Creation of an opening Creation of opening in trachea
Arthralgia (Musculoskeletal) Arthr/o= Joint Algia= Pain Joint pain
Arthritis (Musculoskeletal) Arthr/o= Joint Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the joints
Arthroscopy (Musculoskeletal) Arthr/o= Joint Scopy= Viewing Viewing a joint
Bradykinesia (Musculoskeletal) Brady= Slow Kinesia= Movement Slow movement
Bursitis (Musculoskeletal) Burs/o= Joint Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the bursa; fluid-filled sac around joints
Chondromalacia (Muscoskeletal) Chondr/o= Cartilage Malacia= Softening Softening of cartilage
Craniotomy (Muscoskeletal) Crani/o= Cranium Otomy= Surgical incision Surgical incision of the skull
Electromyogram (Musculoskeletal) Electr/o= Electricity My/o= Muscle Grram= Record Record of electrical activity of muscle
Intercostal (Musculoskeletal) Inter= Between Cost/o= Rib al= Pertaining to Pertaining to space between ribs
Intramuscular (Musculoskeletal) Intra= Within Muscul/o= Muscle al= Pertaining to Pertaining to within muscle
Myalgia (Musculoskeletal) My/o= Muscle Algia= Pain Muscle pain
Orthopedic (Musculoskeletal) Orth/o= Straight Podi= Foot ic= Pertaining to Pertaining to straight foot
Orthopedist (Musculoskeletal) Orth/o= Straight Podi= Foot Ologist= Specialist Specialist in study of skeletal and muscular system
Osteomyelitis (Musculoskeletal) Oste/o= Bone Myel/o= Bone marrow; Spine Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of bone and bone marrow
Patellectomy (Musculoskeletal) Patell/o= Kneecap Ectomy= Surgiccal removal Surgical removal of the kneecap
Suprapubic (Musculoskeletal) Supra= Above Pub/o= Pubic bone ic= Pertaining to Pertaining to above the pubic bone
Tendinitis (Musculoskeletal) Tendin/o= Tendon Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the tendon
Adenoma (Endocrine) Aden/o= Gland Oma= Tumor Tumor of glandular tissue
Adrenomegaly (Endocrine) Adren/o= Gland Megaly= Enlargement Enlarged adrenal gland
Andromorphous (Endocrine) Andr/o= Male Morph/o= Form Ous= Pertaining to Male form
Endocrinology (Endocrine) End/o= Outside Crine= To secrete Ology= Study of Study of secreting glands
Glucogenic (Endocrine) Gluc/o= Glucose Genic= Producing Producing Glucose
Hormonal (Endocrine) Hormone/o= Hormone al= Pertaining to Pertaining to hormones
Hyperglycemia (Endocrine) Hyper= Above; Excessive Glyc/o= Glucose Emia= Blood Too much sugar in the blood
Hyperthyroidism (Endocrine) Hyper= Above; Excessive Thyr/o= Thyroid Ism= Condition Condition of too much thyroid hormone
Hypokalemia (Endocrine) Hypo= Below; Defficient Kal/i= Potassium Emia= Blood Low blood potassium
Hyposecretion (Endocrine) Hypo= Below; Deficient Secretion Abnormally decreased secretion
Ketoacidosis (Endocrine) Ket/o= Ketone bodies Acid Osis= Abnormal condition Condition of increased presense of ketone bodies
Pancreatitis (Endocrine) Pacreat/o= Pancreas Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the pancreas
Polydipsea (Endocrine) Poly= Many or excessive Dips/o= Thirst ia= Condition Condition of excessive thirst
Thymoma (Endocrine) Thym/o= Thymus gland Oma= Tumor Tumor of thymic tissue
Thyroidectomy (Endocrine) Thyroid Ectomy= Surgical removal Surgical removal of the thyroid gland
Autoimmune (Immune) Auto= Self Immune/o= Protection Disorder of abnormal function of immune system causing body to produce antibodies against itself
Immunocompromised (Immune) Immune/o= Protection Compromised Compromised immune system by disease or immunosuppressive agents
Leukemia (Immune) Leuk/o= White Emia= Blood Malignant blood disease marked by abnormal white blood cells
Lymphadenopathy (Immune) Lymph/o= Lymph Aden/o= Gland Pathy= Disease Disease where lymph nodes are enlarged
Lymphoma (Immune) Lymph/o= Lymph Oma= Tumor Neoplasm
Macrocytosis (Immune) Macro= Large Cytosis= Condition of cells Large red blood cells
Pancytopenia (Immune) Pan= All Cyt/o= Cell Penia= Decreased number Abnormally reduced number of blood cells
Phagocyte (Immune) Phag/o= Eat or swallow Cyt/o= Cell Cell that consumes bacteria, foreign particles and other cells
Septicemia (Immune) Septi= Bacteria Emia= Blood Bacterial infection of the blood
Splenomegaly (Immune) Splen/o= Spleen Megaly= Enlargement Enlarged spleen
Thymus (Immune) Thym/o= Thymus gland Removal of thymus gland
Anemia (Hematologic) A= Without Emia= Blood Reduced number of red blood cells
Hematology (Hematologic) Hemat/o= Blood Ology= Study of Medical study of blood
Hemocytoblasts (Hematologic) Hem/o= Blood Cyt/o= Cell Blast¡ Germ; Bud Primitive cells in the bone marrow that develop into blood cells
Hemolysis (Hematologic) Hem/o= Blood Lysis= Break down Break down of red blood cell membrane
Hematopoiesis (Hematologic) Hemat/o= Blood Poiesis= Formation Formation of various types of blood cells
Leukopenia (Hematologic) Leuko= White Penia= Decreased number Too few white blood cells
Morphology (Hematologic) Morph/o= Form Ology= Study of Study of the form of a specimen
Myeloma (Hematologic) Myel/o= Bone marrow/Spine Oma= Tumor Tumor of bone marrow
Myelocyte (Hematologic) Myel/o= Bone marrow/ Spine Cyte= Cell Immature blood cell in the bone marrow
Reticulocyte (Hematologic) Reticul/o= net Cyt/o= Cell Immature red blood cells
Thrombophlebitis (Hematologic) Thromb/o= Clot Pheb/o= Vein Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of a vein due to a blood clot
Abdominocentesis (Gastrointestinal) Abdomin/o= Abdomen Centesis= Surgical puncture Puncture in abdomen for aspiration of abdominal fluid
Cholecystectomy (Gastrointestinal) Cholecyst/o= Gall bladder Ectomy= Surgical removal Surgical removal of the gull bladder
Cirrhosis (Gastrointestinal) Cirrh/o= Yellow Osis= Abnormal condition Chronic liver condition causing yellowing of tissues
Colonoscopy (Gastrointestinal) Col/o= Colon Scopy= Viewing Process of viewing colon
Dyspepsia (Gastrointestinal) Dys= Painful; Difficult Pepsia= Digestion Indigestion
Dysphagia (Gastrointestinal) Dys= Difficult Phag/o= Eat; Swallow Ia= Pertaining to Difficulty in eating or swallowing
Endoscopic (Gastrointestinal) End/o= Within Scopy= Viewing Ic= Pertaining to Process of viewing within
Esophagitis(Gastrointestinal) Esaphag/o= Esophagus Itis= Inflammaton Inflammation of the esophagus
Gastroenterologist (Gatrointestinal) Gastr/o= Stomach Enter/o= Intestine Ologist= Specialist Spealist of the stomach and intestines
Hematemesis (Gastrointestinal) Hemat/o= Blood Emisis= Vomiting Bloody vomit
Hepatomegaly (Gastrointestinal) Hepat/o= Liver Megaly= Enlargment Enlarged liver
Nasogastric (Gastrointestinal) Nas/o= Nose Gastr/o= Stomach Ic= Pertaining to Pertaining to nose and stomach
Sublingual (Gastrointestinal) Sub= Under; Below Lingua= Tongue al= Pertaining to Pertaining to under the tongue
Bacteriuria (Urinary) Bacteri/o= Bacteria Ur/o= Urinary tract ia= Condition Bacteria in the urine
Cystoscope (Urinary) Cyst/o= Bladder Scope= Instrument used for viewing Instrument used for examining bladder
Glucosuria (Urinary) Gluc/o= Glucose Ur/o= Urinary tract ia= Condition Sugar in the urine
Hydronephrosis (Urinary) Hydr/o= Water Nephr/o= Kidney Osis= Abnormal condition Condition of urine pooling in the renal pelvis
Ketonuria (Urinary) Ket/o= Ketone bodies Ur/o= Urinary Tract ia= Condition of Condition of ketone bodies in the urine
Lithotripsy (Urinary) Lith/o= Stone Tripsy= Crushing Crushing of a stone
Nephrectomy (Urinary) Nephrectomy (Urinary) Nephr/o= Kidney Ectomy= Surgical removal
Nephrosis (Urinay) Nephr/o= Kidney Osis= Abnormal condition Abnormal condition of kidney
Polyuria (Urinary) Poly= Many Ur/o= Urinary tract ia= Condition Condition in which one urinates excessively
Pyelonephritis (Urinary) Pyel/o= Renal pelvis Nephr/o= Kidney Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of renal pelvis area of kidney
Ureterolithiasis (Urinary) Ureter/o= Ureter Lith/o= Stone iasis= Formation Stone form in ureter
Urethralgia (Urinary) Urethr/o= Urethra Algia= Pain Pain in the urethra
Urologist (Urinary) Ur/o= Urinary tract Ologist= Specialist One who specializes in conditions of urinary system
Vesicotomy (Urinary) Vesic/o= Bladder Otomy= Surgical incision Incision into bladder
Blepharitis (Eye) Blephar/o= Eyelid Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the eyelid
Conjunctivitis (Eye) Conjunctiv/o= Conjunctiva Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the conjunctiva
Exophthalmia (Eye) Ex/o= Out Opthalm/o= Eye ia= pertaining to Pertaining to protuberance of eye
Intraocular (Eye) Intra= Within Ocul/o= Eye ar= Pertaining to Pertaining to inside of eye
Keratoplasty (Eye) Kerat/o= Cornea Plasty= Surgical repair Surgical repair of cornea
Lacrimation (Eye) Lacrim/o= Tears ation= Process Secretion of tears
Ophthalmologist (Eye) Ophthalm/o= Eye Ologist= Specialist Eye specialist
Optometry (Eye) Opt/o= Vision Metry= Measure of Measure of vision
Photophobia (Eye) Phot/o= Light Phobia= Fear Sensitivity to light
Presbyopia (Eye) Presby/o= Old age Opia= Condition of vision
Retinitis (Eye) Retin/o= Retina Itis= Inflammation
Audiometry (Ear) Audi/o= Hearing; Sound Metry= Measuring Measurement of hearing
Myringitis (Ear) Myring/o= Eardrum Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the tympanic membrane
Otorhinolaryngologist (Ear) Ot/o= Ear Rhin/o= Nose Laryng/o= Larynx Ologist= Specialist Specialist of the ear, nose and throat
Otalgia (Ear) Ot/o= Ear Algia= Pain Earache
Otitis (Ear) Ot/o= Ear Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the ear
Otosclerosis (Ear) Ot/o= Ear Sclerosis= Hardening Hardening bone tissue in ear
Presbyacusus (Ear) Presby/o= Old age Acus/o= Hearing condition Loss of hearing due to old age
Salpingitis (Ear) Salping/o= Uterine tube Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of Eustachian tube in ear
Tympanometry (Ear) Tympan/o= Eardrum Metry= Measuring Measuring mobility of the typanic membrane
Tympanoplasty (Ear) Tympan/o= Eardrum Plasty= Surgical repair Surgical repair of eardrum
Dermatitis (Dermatologic) Dermat/o= Skin Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the skin
Dermatologist (Dermatologic) Dermat/o= Skin Ologist== Specialist Skin specialist
Epidermal (Dermatologic) Epi= Above; Upon Derm/o= Skin al= Pertaining to On the skin
Histology (Dermatologic) Hist/o= Tissue Ology= Study of Study of tissues
Keratosis (Dermatologic) Condition of thickened epidermis
Onychomycosis (Dermatologic) Fungal infection of the nail
Percutaneous (Dermatologic) Per= Through Cutane/o= Skin Through the skin
Sarcoma (Dermatologic) Sarc/o= Flesh Oma= Tumor Tumor of the flesh
Subcutaneous (Dermatologic) Pertaining to below the skin
Xeroderma (Dermatologic) Xero= Dry Dry skin
Anorchism (Reproductive) Ism= Condition Condition in which one or both testes are absent
Aspermia (Reproductive) Condition where one cannot produce/ejaculate sperm
Colposcope (Reproductive) Colp/o= Vagina Scope designed to examine vagina
Epididymitis (Reproductive) Epididym/o= Epididymis Inflammation of the epididymis
Episiotomy (Reproductive) Episi/o= Vulva Otomy= Incision into Incision made into perineum to facilitate birth
Hydrocele (Reproductive) Hydr/o= Water Cele= Hernia Hernia of fluid in the testes
Lactogenic (Reproductive) Producing milk
Mammogram (Reproductive) X-ray of the breast
Mastodynia (Reproductive) Mast/o= Breast Dynia= Pain Breast pain
Obstetrics (Reproductive) Obstetr/o= Midwife Ic= pertaining to Specialty pertaining to treatment and care of expecting mother
Oligospermia (Reproductive) Oligo= Few; Less Too few sperm in semen
Oophoritis (Reproductive) Inflammation of the ovary
Orchiopexy (Reproductive) Pexy= Suspension; Fixation Surgical treatment of undescending testicle by freeing it and implanting into scrotum
Prostatalgia (Reproductive) Painful prostate
Vasectomy (Reproductive) Excision of part of the vas deferens to produce male sterility
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