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Ch1 Med Term

prefix, suffix, word roots

TermDefinition
-metry process of measuring
-Meter instrument for measuring
-graphy process of recording
-graph instrument for recording
-ule small
-trophy nourishment,development
-stenosis narrowing
-sclerosis hardening
-rrhexis rupture
-rrhea discharge,flow
-ptosis drooping
-plasm formation,development
-plasia development,growth
-pathy disease
-osis abnormal condition
-oid resembling
-lytic destruction
-lysis destruction
-logy study of
-ism state of
-iatry medical treatment
-iasis abnormal condition
-ia state, condition of
-genic producing,produced by
-genesis produces, generates
-gen that which produces
-ectasis dilation
-dynia pain
-cyte cell
nulli- none
multi- many
mono- one
hemi- half
bi- two
un- not
ultra- beyond,excess
trans- through,across
tachy- fast
supra- above
sub- below, under
retro- backward,behind
pseudo- false
pro- before
pre- before, infront of
post- after
peri- around
per- through
para- beside,near,abnormal
pan- all
neo- new
myo- to shut
micro- small
macro- large,
intra- within, inside
inter- among,between
in- not:inward
hypo- under,below
hyper- over,above
hydro- water
homo- same
hetero- different
extra- outside of
ex- external,outward
eu- normal,good
eso- inward
epi- upon,over
endo- within,inner
dys- painful,difficult,abnormal
de- with out
contra- against
brady- slow
auto- self
anti- against
ante- before,in front of
an- with out
a- with out, away from
-oma tumor, swelling
-scopy process of visual examining
-pexy surgical fixation
-ostomy surgically create an opening
-rrhaphy suture
-ism state of
-malacia abnormal softening
-ac pertaining to
-gram record or picture
-centesis puncture to the withdraw fluid
-rrhage excessive, abnormal flow
-megally large,enlargement
-otomy cutting into
-algia pain
-al pertaining to
itis inflammation
-stenosis narrowing
-plasty surgical repair
four components of a medical term word root,combining vowel,prefix,suffix
suffix word part used at the end of a word
O the vowel that connects two word roots or a suffix with in a word root
combining form the combination of a word root and the combining vowel
prefix word part added to the front of a word
Long term care facility provides more care for patients who ned more time to recover
ancillary report report of treatment or therapy the patient received
rehab center provides intensive physical & occupational therapy
diagnostic report clinical lab & medical imaging reports
nurses notes a record of the patients care through out the day
consultation report report given by a specialist
ambulatory care center provides services not requiring an overnight stay
operative report written by the surgeon
pathologist report report results from the study of tissue removed from the patient
history & physical written by the physician
hospice provides supportive care to terminally ill patients and their families
physicians progress notes contains updated assessment, diagnoses,and further plans for care
informed consent describes purpose,metods,benefits and risk of procedures
discharge summary complete outline of a patients entire hospital stay
acute care hospital provides service for a short period of time
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