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Medical Terminology for Paramedicine

TermDefinition
abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
an/o anus
andr/o men
angi/o vessel
appendage attached to or outgrowth
appendic/o appendix
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
card/o heart
cephal/o head
cerebr/o cerebrum (part of brain)
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
encephala/o brain
enter/o intestines
esophag/o esphagus
gastro/o stomach
gloss/o tongue
gyne woman
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
ile/o ileum small intestine
irid/o iris eye
kerat/o cornea of eye horny substance
lamina, lamin/o thin, flat part of vertebra
lapar/o abdominal wall
lingua tongue
lob/o lobe as of lung or brain
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
my/o muscle
myel/o bone marrow, spinal cord
myring/o eardrum
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
oophor/o ovary
ophthalm/o eye
orchi/o testicle
orchid/o tesicle
ste/o bone
ot/o ear
pancreat/o pancreas
pharyng/o pharynx
phleb/o vein
pneum/o lungs (air or gas)
proct/o rectum
prostat/o prostate gland
pyel/o pelvis of kidney
rect/o rectum and/or anus
ren/i renal kidneys
rhin/o nose
sacr/o sacrum
salping/ fallopian tube
spleen/o spleen
spondyl/o vertebra
steth/o chest
stomat/o mouth
ten/o tendon
thorac/a thorax chest
thyr/o thyroid gland
trache/o trachea
tympan.o eardrum
ureter/o ureter
vas/o vessel
ven/o vein
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