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Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology Terms

Angi/o Blood or vessel
Arthr/o Joint
Blephar/o Eyelid
Cephal/o Head
Chrom/o Color
Cry/o Cold
Crypt/o Hidden
Cyan/o Blue
Enter/o Small Intestine, Intestine
Erythr/o Red
Hyster/o Uterus
Lip/o Fat
Lith/o Stone
Mast/o Breast
Melan/o Black
My/o Muscle
Necr/o Death
Or/o Mouth
Path/o Disease
Phelb/o Vein
Phot/o Light
Scoli/o Curved
Somat/o Body
Therm/o Heat
Ad- Toward
An- Without, Away
Ante- Before
Brady- Slow
Dys- Difficult
Endo- Within
Epi- Upon
Hemi- One-half
Hyper- Above, excessive
Hypo- Below
Inter- Between
Intra- Within
Micro- Small
Pan- All, in total
Para- Abnormal, near, beside, beyond, around
Peri- Surrounding
Poly- Many
Sub- Below
Supra- Above
Syn- Together, joined
Tachy- Rapid, fast
Trans- Beyond, across
-al Pertaining to
-algia Pain
-cele Purtusion, hernia
-ectomy Removal
-emia Blood condition
-genesis Origin of cause
-graphy Record, graph
-lysis Dissolving, seperating
-malacia Softening
-metry Measurement
-oid Resembling
-pathy Disease
-plasm Growth or formation
-plasty Surgical repair
-rraphy Suture, repairing
-rrhexis Rupture
-stasis Still, standing
-tomy Cutting into
Created by: mabolanos03