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Med Term Test 1

material for test 1

lip fat (root)
lip/o fat (combing form)
-emia blood condition (suffix)
hyper- excessive; increased (prefix)
protein protein (root)
angi/o vessel (combining form)
vas/o vessel (combining form)
vascul/o vessel (combining form)
cardi/o heart
enter/o small intestine (combining form)
esophag/o esophagus (combining form)
gastr/o stomach (combining form)
hem/o blood (combining form)
hemat/o blood (combining form)
hepat/o liver (combining form)
oste/o bone (combining form)
ur/o urine (combining form)
urin/o urine (combining form)
-al pertaining to (suffix)
-eal pertaining to (suffix)
-ectasis expansion or dilation (suffix)
-ectomy excision (removal of) ( combining form)
-ia condition of (combining form)
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-stomy creation of an opening
-tomy incision
oligo- few or deficient
para- alongside of, abnormal
peri- around
cardi/o heart
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-dynia pain
-ium structure or tissue
-logy study of
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
endo- within
epi- upon
sub- below or under
a-, an- without
anti-, contra- against or opposed to
de- from, down, or not
ab- away from
ad- to, toward, or near
circum-, peri- around
dia-, trans- across or through
e-, ec-, ex- out or away
ecto-, exo-, extra- outside
en-, intra- within
inter- between
meso- middle
meta- beyond, after, or change
para- alongside of or abnormal
retro- backward or behind
sub-, infra- below or under
hemi-, semi- half
hypo- below or deficient
macro- large or long
micro- small
mono-, uni- one
pan- all
poly-, multi- many
quadri- four
super-, supra- above or excessive
ultra- beyond or excessive
ante-, pre-, pro- before
brady- slow
tachy- fast
post- after or behind
re- again or back
con-, syn-, sym- together or with
dys- painful, difficult, or faculty
eu- good or normal
neo- new
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-genesis origin or production
-lysis breaking down or dissolution
-oid resembling
-penia abnormal reduction
-rrhea discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction
-cele pouching or hernia
-iasis formation or presence of
-malacia softening
-oma tumor
-osis condition or increase
-phil, -philia attraction for
-ptosis falling or downward displacement
-rrhage, -rrhagia to bust forth (usually blood)
-centesis puncture for aspiration
-desis binding
-ectomy excision
-pexy suspension or fixation
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-ation process
-e general indicator that a word is a person, place, or thing
-ia condition of
-y condition or process of
-ium structure or tissue
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iatrics, -iatry treatment
-logy study
-logist one who specializes in the study or treatment of
-ist one who specializes
-meter instrument
-metry processing of measuring
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument for examination
-scopy process of examination
-stasis stop or stand
are/o air, gas (combining form)
hydr/o water (combining form)
py/o pus
abdomin/o, lapar/o abdomen
acr/o topmost, extremity
aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
col/o, colon/o colon
cyt/o cell
derm/o, dermat/o, cutane/o skin
hist/o tissue
my/o, muscul/o muscle
nas/o, rhin/o nose
nephr/o, ren/o kidney
or/o mouth
pnuem/o, pneumon/o air or lung
crin/o to secrete
esthesi/o sensation
fibr/o fiber
gen/o origin or production
gynec/o woman
lith/o stone
morph/o form
necr/o death
onc/o tumor or mass
orth/o straight, normal, or correct
path/o disease
ped/o child or foot
phag/o eat or swallow
phas/o speech
phob/o exaggerated fear or sensitivity
plas/o formation
pysch/o mind
scler/o hard
son/o sound
sten/o narrow
therm/o heat
tox/o, toxic/o poison
troph/o nourishment or development
A assessment
A&W alive and well
CC chief complaint
c/o complains of
Dx diagnosis
FH family history
HEENT head,eyes, ears, nose, and throat
H&P history and physical
HPI, PI history of present illness,present illness
Hx history
IMP impression
L&W living and well
NAD no acute disease
NKA, NKDA no known allergies, no known drug allergies
O objective information
OH occupational history
P plan (recommendation, disposition)
PE, Px physical examination
PERRLA pupils equal, round, and reactive to light and accommodation
PH, PMH past history, past medical history
R/O rule out
ROS/SR review of systems, systems review
S subjective information
SH social history
Sx symptom
UCHD usual childhood diseases
WNL within normal limits
Created by: rkel94