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Terminology

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QuestionAnswer
ambly/o dull, dim
audi/o hearing
audit/o hearing
blephar/o eyelid
cephal/o head
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
choroid/o choroid
chrom/o colour
chromat/o colour
core/o pupil
cycl/o ciliary body of eye; circular; eye
dacry/o tear; lacrimal apparatus (duct, sac OR gland)
dacryocyst/o lacrimal sac
dendr/o tree
dipl/o double
encephal/o brain
gangil/o ganglion
gli/o glue
hydr/o water
irdi/o iris
kerat/o hard; horny tissue; cornea
kinesi/o movement
mening/o meninges
meningi/o meninges
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
narc/o stupor; numbness; sleep
neur/o nerve
noct/o night
ocul/o eye
ophthalm/o eye
opt/o eye;vision
optic/o eye; vision
ot/o ear
phac/o lens
phot/o light
poli/o grey; grey matter
presby/o old age
pupill/o pupil
radicul/o nerve root
salping/o tube
scot/o darkness
staped/o stapes
synapt/o synapsis, point of contact
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath
ton/o tension
tympan/o tympanic membrane
ventricul/o ventricle
later/o side, to one side
vitr/o vitereous body
-acusis hearing
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cele hernina; swelling
-cusia hearing
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision; removal
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy study of
-lysis seperation; destruction; loosening
-malacia sofening
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry act of measuring
-oid resembling
-oma tumor
-opia vision
-opsia vision
-ous pertaining to
-pathy disease
-phasia speech
-phobia fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis prolapse, downward, displacement
-rrhea discharge
-scope instrument for examining
-scopy visual examination
-stomy form an opening
-tic pertaining to
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tropia turning
a-, an- without, not
exo- outside, oputward
hyper- excessive, above normal
bi- two
brady- slow
contra- against, opposite
di- double
dys- bad, painful, difficult
eso- inward
hypo- under, below, deficient
para- near, beside, beyond
quadri- four
syn- union, together, joined
uni- one
ADHD attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder
AS aortic stenosis
CP cerebral palsy
CSF cerebrospinal fluid
CVA cerebrovascular attack
EEG electroencephalography
ENT ears, nose, and throat
EOM extraocular movement
ICP intracrainal pressure
LOC loss of consciousness
LP lumbar puncture
MRI magnetic reasonance imaging
OU both eyes
PERRLA pupils equal, round, and reactive to light+ accommodation
PET positron emmision tomography
PNS peripheral nervous system
SLE systemic lupus erythemotosus
TIA trasient ischemic attack
VF visual field
XT exotropia
Created by: lexieeesmith
 

 



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