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CCSF EXAM 1

MEDICAL TERMS

QuestionAnswer
a, an absent
ab away
ad to, toward
angio blood vessel
ante before
arterio artery
auto self
bi two
brady slow
cephal(o) head
chondr(o) cartilage
circum around
cirrh(o) yellow
co, con together, with
cost(o) rib
cyan(o) blue
di two, twice
dis away, separate
dys difficult, pain
ex away from
ect, ecto outer, outside
endo within, inside
epi on, over
erythro red
eu normal
extra outside of
glyco sugar
hemato, hemo blood
hemi half
hydro water
hyper beyond, increased
hypo beneath, below
intra within
leuko white
lip(o) fat
macro large
mal bad
mega large
melan(o) black
micro small
mono one
multi many
my(o) muscle
osteo bone
pan all
para beside, near
peri around
phag(o) eat
phleb(o) vein
poly many
post after
pre before
pseudo false
pyro fever
pyo pus
retro behind
semi half
splen(o) spleen
spondyl(o) spinal cord
sub below
supra, super above
sym, syn together
tachy fast
tetra four
trans across
un against
infra below
inter between
vaso blood vessel
ven(o) vein
uni one
-algia pain
-ate, -ize use, subject to
-cele tumor, protrusion, hernia
-centesis puncture
-cide killing, destructive
-cle, -cule small
-cyte cell
-desis surgical fixation
-dynia pain
-ectomy removal, cuttin out
-emia blood
-form, -oid resembling, like
-gram, -graph record
-iasis presence of, formation of
-ible, -ile capable
-itis inflammation
-lysis disintegration
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor
-orrhaphy repair
-osis abnormal condition
-ostomy forming an opening
-oxia oxygen
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency of
-pexy, -pexis fixation
-phagia ingestion, eating
-phasia speaking ability
-philia affinity for
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-optosis prolapse, falling downward
-rrhage, -rrhagia excessive flow
-rrhaphy suture, stitching
-rrhea flow, discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument for visual exam
-uria urine
adeno gland
arthro joint
carcino cancer
cardi heart
chole bile
col colon
colpo vagina
cranio skull
cysto bladder
derma skin
doch duct
duodeno duodenum
encephalo brain
entero intestine
gastro stomach
hema/hemato blood
hepato liver
hystero uterus
jejuno jejunum
laryngo larynx
lith stone
mast breast
myelo spine, marrow
nephro kidney
neuro nerve
oophor ovary
opthalmo eye
orchi testes
os opening
oto ear
pneumo lung
procto rectum
pyelo renal pelvis
rhino nose
salping(o) fallopian tubes
thoraco chest
osteoma bone tumor
tachycardia rapid heart beat
hematuria blood in the urine
arthrotomy incision into the joint
cystocele protrusion of the bladder
supraclavicular over the clavicle
subtotal gastrectomy partial removal of the stomach
intraperitoneal within the peritoneum
myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
polyuria many, excessive urine
lobectomy removal of the lobe
pyuria pus in the urine
pyothorax pus in the chest
neurolysis disintegration of the nerve
myalgia pain in the muscle
enterostomy forming an opening in the small intestines
anuria without urine
paraplegia near paralysis
supraopthalmic above the eye
transhepatic across the liver
enlarged heart cardiomegaly
bladder infection cystitis
bone tumor osteoma
inflammation of the nose rhinitis
removal of the uterus hysterectomy
removal of the gall bladder cholecystectomy
presence of stones in the gall bladder cholecystolithiasis
half paralized semiplegia
incision into the joint arthrotomy
incision into the stomach for drainage gastrocentesis
looking into the bronchus with a scope bronchoscopy
formation or opening in colon colonostomy
looking into the bladder with an instrument cystoscopy
removal of the appendix appendectomy
surgical fixation of a joint arthropexy
incision into a kidney nephrotomy
plastic repair of the nose rhinoplasty
repair of a hernia herniorrhaphy
painful urination dysuria
Created by: j0elicious