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chapter 5

medical terminology

Angi/o blood or lymph vessel
Aort/o aorta
Arteri/o artery
Ather/o plaque
Cardi/o heart
Erythr/o red
Hem/o blood
Hemat/o blood
Leuko/o white
Phleb/o vein
Ven/o veins
Thromb/o clot
Lymph/o lymph
My/o muscle
Tachy- rapid or fast
Brady- slow
Peri- surrounding
Vascul blood vessels
Ventricul ventricle
Valvul valve
Endo- within
Epi- upon
Isch to hold back
Coron crown
-crasia mixture of blending
-emia blood condition
-ar pertaining to
-cytes cells
-ologist specialist
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
-oma tumor
-megaly abnormal enlargement
-itis inflammation
-stenosis abnormal narrowing
-ary pertaining to
-ism condition
-penia deficiency
-lytic to destroy
-graphy process of recording
-gram picture or record
-statis stopping or controlling
-rrhaphy surgical suturing
-plasty surgical repair
-al pertaining to
-edema swelling
-rrhagia bleeding
Embol something inserted
Cyt/o cell
Plast growth
Electr/o electricity
Aneurysm/o aneurysm
Re- again
An- without
Capill/o capillaries
Anti- against
Onc/o tumor
Cervic neck
Inguin groin
Axill arm pit
Phaden/o lymph node
Lymphangi lymph vessel
Lymph/o lymph
Immun/o immune
Carcin cancer
Fung fungus
Neo- new
Sarc/o flesh
Brachy- short
Mast/o breast
-cytes cells
-therapy treatment
-cide causing death
-plasm formation
-ectomy surgical removal
Created by: bejaranohill09