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Terminology Ch.I

Medical terminology - Combining form, Prefix, & Suffix

arthr/o joint (articulation)
cardi/o heart
col/o; colon/o colon; large intestine
dent/i; odont/o teeth
enter/o small intestine, intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
hem/o; hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
lingu/o tongue
my/o; myos/o muscle
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o; osse/o bone
ot/o ear
path/o disease
rhin/o; nas/o nose
therm/o heat/temperature
a- no, not, without
an- no, not, without
ante- forward, in-front of, before
anti- against
dys- bad, difficult, painful, abnormal
endo- within
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- deficient, below, under
inter- between
intra- within
neo- new
per- through
peri- surrounding, around
pre- before, in-front
sub- under, below
-algi pain
-dynia pain
-ectomy removal, excision (resection)
-gram record, recording
-graph record instrument
-graphy recording process
-ia condition, state of
-ist one who specializes
-itis inflammation
-logist one specializes in the study of
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-meter measuring instrument
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease process
-plasty surgical repair
-rraphy suture, repair
-rrhea discharge, flow
-scope instrument to view
-scopy viewing process
-stomy new opening
-therapy therapy
-tome cutting instrument
-tomy incision, cutting
-tripsy crushing instrument
-um structure, thing, membrane
-y process of, condition
Created by: KiwiMangos