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unit one medical terminology

basic word structure root, suffix, prefix, combining vowel, combining form
combining form aden/o gland
combining form arthr/o joint
combining form bi/o life
combining form carcin/o cancer
combining form cardi/o heart
combining form cephal/o head
combining form cerebr/o cerebrum
combining form cyt/o cell
combining form derm/o skin
combining form electr/o electricity
combining form encephal/o brain
combining form enter/o intestines
combining form erythr/o red
combining form gastr/o stomach
combining form gnos/o knowledge
combining form gynec/o women / female
combining form hem/o & hemat/o blood
combining form hepat/o liver
combining form lapar/o abdomen
combining form leuk/o white
combining form nephr/o kidney
combining form neur/o nerve
combining form onc/o tumor
combining form ophthalm/o eye
combining form oste/o bone
combining form path/o disease
combining form psych/o mind
combining form ren/o kidney
combining form rhin/o nose
combining form sarc/o flesh
combining form thromb/o clotting
suffixes -al pertaining to
suffixes - algia pain
suffixes - cyte cell
suffixes - ectomy removal
suffixes - emia blood circulation
suffixes - globin protein
suffixes - gram record
suffixes - ia condition
suffixes - ic pertaining to
suffixes - ism condition, process
suffixes - itis inflammation
suffixes - logist specalist in the study of ...
suffixes - logy study of
suffixes - oma tumor, mass
suffixes - opsy to view
suffixes - osis ambnormal condition
suffixes - scope instrument to visually examine
suffixes - scopy process of visual examination
suffixes - sis state of
suffixes - tomy cutting into
prefixes a-, an- no, not
prefixes aut- self
prefixes dia- complete, through
prefixes dys- bad, painfull, abnormal
prefixes endo- within
prefixes exo- outside
prefixes hyper- excessive
prefixes hypo- below/ less than
prefixes peri- surrounding
prefixes pro- before
prefixes re- back
prefixes retro- behind
prefixes sub- below
prefixes trans- across, through
(study of) cardiology heart
(study of) dermatology skin
(study of) endocrinology endocrine glands
(study of) gastroenterology lower GI
(study of) gynecology women
(study of) hematology blood
(study of) neurology central nervous system and peripheral nervous system
(study of) oncology tumors
(study of)ophthalmology eye
(study of) pathology disease
(study of) psychology mind
(study of) rheumatology joints
Created by: mrsbud