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Medical pre/suffixes

Crani pertaining to the skull
otomoy cutting into
crani-otomy cutting into the skull
dys difficult/painful
uria urine,urination
dysuria trouble or painful urination
hyster uterus
ectomy surgical removal`
hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
hemo blood
toxic poison
hemotoxic blood poisoning
peri around
card pericard
itis inflammation
pericarditis swelling and irritation of the pericardium
chloe bile
cyst bladder, bad, sac
Cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladde
tachy rapid
cardia pertaining to the heart
tachycardia faster than normal heart beat at rest
neur nerve
algia pain
neuralgia nerve pain
lueko white
cyte cell
luekocyte white blood cells
poly many
cyth cell
emia blood
polycythemia disease state in which the proportion of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells increases
bradycardia slow heart
brady slow
gastrectomy surgical removal of the stomach
gastr stomach
neopathy new disease
neo new
pathy condition or disease
dermatologist skin doctor
dermat skin
ologist doctor of
proctoscope anus instrument for visual examination
procto anus or rectum
scope look over or examine
carcinoma cancerous tumor
carcin cancer
oma used to form names of tumors
electroencephalograph recording of electrical activity along the scalp.
electro electrical
encaphalo the brain
graph instrument for recording
ostiomalacia softening of the bones
ostio bone
malacia softening of tissues
paraplegia impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities
para alongside close to
plegia stroke or paralysis
py pus
uria having a specified substance in the urine
pyuria condition of urine containing pus
acromegaly long-term condition in which there is too much growth hormone and the body tissues get larger over time.
acro Extremity of the body
megaly enlargement;big or huge
gerantology the scientific study of aging in all its aspects
geront old aged
dysphagia difficulty swallowing
phagia swallowing
hydro water
cele tumor
hydrocele water tumor
Created by: locoserio12
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