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cardi/o heart
cardiomyopathy disease of the heart muscle
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
gylc/o sugar
hyperglycemia elevated blood sugar
pyel/o renal pelvis
pyelolithotomy incision into the renal pelvis to remove a calculus (stone)
arthr/o joint
arthrodesis surgical binding of two bones
encephal/o brain
encephalopathy disease of the brain
cyt/o cell
ctyoplasia formation, development, or growth of a cell
inter/o small intestine
gastrointeritis inflammation of the stomach & small intestine
hepat/o liver
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
trache/o windpipe
tracheotomy incision of the windpipe
iguin/o groin
inguinal pertaining to the groin
chondr/o cartilage
chondromalacia softening of cartilage
xer/o dry
xerosis abnormal condition of dry skin
hist/o tissue
histoloy the study of tissue
-gram record
sonogram record of sound recording
-opsy process of viewing
biopsy process of viewing life
-oma tumor, mass or swelling
myoma muscle tumor
-scopy process of visually examining
cystoscopy process of visually examining the bladder
-logy study of
biology study of life
hyper- excessive, above, more than normal
hyperkalemia excessive potassium in the blood
inter- between
intercostal between the ribs
ana- up
anaplasia increase growth, development, or formation
epi- above
epidermal above the skin or outermost layer of the skin
intra- within
intraperotenial within the peritoneal
retro- backward or behind
retroversion act of turning backward
uni- one
unilateral pertaining to one side
nulli- no, not. none
nullipara no births or never having born a child
gastrectomy gastric resection
oteitits inflammation of the bone
glomerular small ball of capillaries in the kidney
gamete female ovum or sex cell
gestation pregnancy
gynecomastia abnormal breast development in males
testis male gonads
testosterone produced by the interstitial cells of the testes
scrotum sac that contains the male gonads
scoliosis lateral curvature of the spinal column
humeral pertaining to the upper arm bone
arthroplasty surgical repair of a joint
dermis middle layer of skin
keratin hard protein material found in the epidermis
pleural cavity space between the lungs
craniotomy incision of the skull
viscera internal organs
coccyx tailbone
supine positioned onto back or laying on back
neurectomy removal of a nerve
hematoma collection of blood
pericardium membrane surrounding the heart
edema swelling or fluid in the tissue
nephrosclerosis hardening of vessels in the kidney
calculus stone
polydipsia excessive thirst
calyx collecting area in the kidney
electrolyte chemical that carries an electrical charge
anorichism undescended testicles
bulbourethral glands that secrete semen
oligospermia scanty sperm production
purulent pus filled
erythropoietin hormone secreted by the kidney to increase red blood cells
muscular tube leading from the uterus vagina
colposcope instrument used to visually examine the tube leading from the uterus
clavicle collar bone
humerus upper arm bone
femur thigh bone
kyphosis humpback or hunchback
tibia larger lower leg bone
melanoma malignant tumor of pigmented skin cells
nevus mole
psoriasis chronic recurring dermatosis of itchy scaly skin
diaphoresis profuse sweating
eczema inflammatory skin disease
BPH benign prostatic hyperplasia
GU genitourinary
TVH/BSO total vaginal hysterectomy bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy
KUB kidney ureter bladder
ESRD end-stage renal disease
ORIF open reduction/ internal fixation
Fx fracture
UTI urinary tract infection
GYN gynecology
EMG electromyography
FSH follicle stimulating hormone
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
IM intramuscular
G gravida
D&C dilation & curettage
OB obstetrics
ortho orthopedics
UA urinalysis
HPV human papillomavirus
PID pelvic inflammatory disease
STD sexually transmitted disease
DRE digital rectal examination
Created by: sabrina.ray