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Medical Terminology

root wordmedical term
adeno adenoma - gland tumor
calculi calculosis - stones
cele hydrocele - water cyst, tumor
cyto cytology - study of cells
glyco gycosuria - sugar in the urine
homeo, homo homeostasis - same environment
lingua linguiform - tongue shaped
lip lipoma - fat tumor
lith lithotripsy - stone dissolve
madaro madanosis - loss of eyelids or eyebrows
psych psycho - mind, study of psychology, mental proocesses
pyo pyogenic - pus producing
radi radiology - study of rays
thermic thermobiosis - exists at high temperature
arthro arthritis - joint inflammation
carpo carpoptosis - wrist dropping
chondro chondromalacia - soft cartilage
costa intercostal - between ribs
cranio craniotomy - skull incision
dactyl dactylitis - finger inflammation
ili iliosacral - ilium and sacrum
manus manicure - hand care
myel myeloma - marrow tumor
myo myoedema - muscle swelling
ortho orthopedic - concerning deformities
osteo osteoplast - bone surgery
pedi pedicure - foot care
spondyl spondylitis - vertabrae inflammation
cutis cutitis - skin inflammation
dent dentiform - toothlike
derma dermatology - study of skin
hapsia parapsia - touch disorder
odont odontoprisis - teeth grinding
onco oncology - study of tumor
onychia onychitis - nail bed inflammation
pedicular pediculosis - condition of lice
prurigo pruritis -itching inflammation
psora psoriasis - condition of itch
sarco sarcolysis - flesh decomposing
sclero sclerogenous - hardening tissue
squama squamous - scale like
tricho trichoid - hair like
chole cholecystectomy - gallbladder excision
colon colitis - large intestine inflammation
emesis emetic - produces vomit
entero enteritis - intestinal inflammation
gastro gastritis - stomach inflammation
glosso glossopathy - tongue disease
hepat hepatitis - liver inflammation
ile ileitis - ileum inflamation
laparo laparotomy - abdomen incision
myxo myxoma - mucus tumor
procto proctology - study of disease of the colon, rectum, anus
pylora pylorostenosis - pyloric narrowing
stoma stomatitis - mouth inflammation
viscero visceromegaly - enlarged abdominal organs
angio angiogram - vessel study
aortal aortalgia - aorta pain
arterio arteriosclerosis - condition of hard arteries
cardio cardiology - study of the heart
emboli embolectomy - removal of embolus
emia anemia - without blood
hema, hemo hematoma - blood tumor
phleb phlebotomy - vein incision
thrombo thrombophlebitis -clotted vein
varico varicocele - twisted veins, tumor
vaso vasoconstriction - tightened vessel
vena vena cava - large vein
ventricu ventriculitis - ventricle inflammation
broncho bronchitis - bronchial inflammation
cili ciliogenesis - cili forming
ectasis atelectasis - abnormal expansion
laryngo laryngitis - larynx inflammation
naso nasology - study of the nose
oro orofacial - mouth and face
oxy oxyosmia - keen sense of smell
pector pectoralgia - chest nerve pain
pleura pleurisy - inflammation of exterior lung
pneumo pneumonectomy - lung incision
ptysis hemoptysis - bloody sputum
pulmo pulmonolgy - study of the lungs
rhin rhinitis - nose inflammation
tracheo tracheostomy - trachea opening
Created by: pebblescampbell
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