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Medical Terminology

Basic Word Structures (Ch1)

cerebral pertaining to the cerebrum, or the largest part of the brain
biopsy process of viewing life (removal of living tissue and viewing it under a microscope)
adenitis inflammation of a gland
cephalic pertaining to the head
carcinoma tumor that is cancerous
cystoscopy process of visually examining the urinary bladder
electrocardiogram record of the electricity in the heart
cardiology process of study of the heart
electroencephalogram record of the electricity in the brain
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
arthroscopy process of visual examination of a joint
cytology process of study of cells
leukocyte white blood cell
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
iatrogenic pertaining to being produced by treatment
nephrology study of kidneys
erythrocyte red blood cell
hematoma mass of blood
neuralgia pain of nerves
ophthalmoscopy process of visual examination of the eye
enteritis inflammation of the small intestine
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