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Medical Terms #1

Week 1

neur/o nerves
-pathy disease of
laryng- throat
hemat/o or hem/o blood
electr/o electricity
-gram record
-itis inflammation
dermat/o skin
nephr/o kidney
gynec/o woman
onc/o tumor
opthalm/o eye
path/o disease
psych/o mind
ur/o urine/ urinary tract
radi/o x-rays
arthr/o joint
hepat/o liver
cyst/o sack containing fluid/ urinary bladder
oste/o bone
rhin/o nurse
cis/o to cut
-ion process
-ectomy removing of
-tomy incision/ process of cutting into
-scope instrument for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examining
endo/o in, within
cyt/o or -cyte cell
leuk/o white
erythr/o red
thromb/o clot/clotting
-ema blood condition
-globin protein
-algia pain
ot/o ear
cephal/o head
-ic -ac -al -ical pertaining to
encephal/o brain
-pathy disease/condition
aden/o gland
cerebr/o largest part of the brain
vascular pertaining to a vessel-blood vessel
-oma tumor, mass, collection of fluid, swelling
sarc/o flesh
carcin/o cancerous
-genic pertaining to, producing, produced by, produced in
iatr/o treatment
-opsy process of viewing
aut/o self
hyper- excessive, above, more than normal
glyc/o glucose, sugar
hypo- deficient, below, less than normal
epi- above, on upon
crin/o secrete (to form and give off)
-sis state of
gnos/ knowledge
dia- complete, through
pro- before or forward
-osis condition, usually abnormal
retro- behind
sub- below, under
trans- across, through
peri- surrounding
-ium tissue, structure, thing
Created by: jjones10