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Medical Terminology


Root Terms & MeaningMedical Terms & Meaning
Adeno (Gland) Adenoma (Gland tumor)
Calculi (Stone) Calculosis (condition of stones)
Cele (tumor, cyst, hernia) Hydrocele (Water cyst, tumor)
Cyto (cell) Cytology (study of cells)
Glyco (Sugar) Glycosuria (Sugar in urine)
Homeo (similar, same) Homeostasis (same environment)
Lingua (tongue) Linguiform (tongue shaped)
Lip (Fat) Lipoma (Fat tumor)
Lith (Stone) Lithotripsy (Stone dissolve/breaking)
Madaro (hair falling) Madarosis (loss of eyebrows and eyelashes)
Psych (mind) Psycho (Mind, study of mind process)
Pyo (pus) Pyogenic (pus producing)
Radi (rays) Radiology (study of rays)
Thermic (heat) Thermobiosis (exists at high temperatures)
Created by: manujamz