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Human A+P

Medical Terms

cardio heart
angio, vaso vessel
hem, hema, hemato blood
vena, phlebo vein
arteria artery
lympho lymph
thrombo clot (of blood)
embolus moving clot
bucca cheek
os, stomato mouth
gingiva gum
glossa tongue
pharyngo pharynx
esophago esophagus
gastro stomach
hepato liver
cholecyst gallbladder
pancreas pancreas
entero intestines
duodeno duodenum
jejuno jejunum
ileo ileum
appendeco appendix
colo colon
recto rectum
ano, procto anus
skeleto skeleton
a, an, ar without or not
ab away from
acro extremities
ad toward, to
naso, rhino nose
tonsillo tonsil
laryngo larynx
tracheo trachea
bronchus, broncho bronchus (pl. bronchi)
pulmo, pneuma, pneum lung (sac with air)
neuro nerve
cerebro brain, cerebrum
oculo, ophthalmo eye
oto ear
psych, psycho mind
urethro urethra
cysto bladder
uretero ureter
reni, reno, nephro kidney
pyelo pelvis of kidney
uro urine
vulvo vulva
perineo perineum
labio labium (pl. labia)
vagino, colpo vagina
utero womb, uterus
tubo, salpingo fallopian tube
ovario, oophoro ovary
adeno glandular
aero air
ambi around, on both sides
orchido testes
crani, cephalo head
cervico, tracheo neck
thoraco chest
abdomino abdomen
dorsum back
cutis, dermato skin
lipo fat
musculo, myo muscle
osteo bone
myelo marrow
chondro cartilage
cyto cell
gene formation, origin
gram tracing or mark
graph writing, description
kinesis motion
lapar through the abdominal wall
meter measure
oligo small, few
phobia fear
photo light
pyo pus
roentgen X ray
scope instrument for visual examination
amyl starch
ante before, forward
anti against, counteracting
bi double
bili bile
bio life
bis two
brachio arm
brady slow
broncho bronchus (pl. bronchi)
cardio heart
cervico neck
chole gall or bile
cholecysto gallbladder
circum around
co together
contra against, opposite
costo ribs
cysto bladder
cyto cell
demi half
derma skin
dis from
dorso back
dys abnormal, difficult
electro electric
en into, in, within
encephal brain
entero intestine
equi equal
eryth red
ex out, out of, away from
extra outside of, in addition to
ferro iron
fibro fiber
fore before, in front of
gastro stomach
glosso tongue
glyco sugar
hemi half
hemo blood
hepa, hepato liver
histo tissue
homo same
hydro water
hygro moisture
hyper too much, high
hypo under, decreased
hyster uterus
ileo ileum
in in, within, into
inter between
intra within
intro in, within, into
juxta near, close to
lapar abdomen
laryngo larynx
latero side
leuk white
macro large, big
mal bad, poor
mast breast
medio middle
mega, megalo large, great
meno menses
mono single
multi many
myelo bone marrow, spinal cord
myo muscle
neo new
nephro kidney
neuro nerve
nitro nitrogen
noct night
non not
ob against, in front of
oculo eye
odonto tooth
ophthalmo eye
ortho straight, normal
os mouth, bone
osteo bone
oto ear
pan all
para beside, accessory to
path disease
ped child, foot
per by, through
peri around
pharyngo pharynx
phlebo vein
photo light
phren diaphragm, mind
pneumo air, lungs
pod foot
poly many, much
post after
pre before
proct rectum
pseudo false
psych mind
pyel pelvis of kidney
pyo pus
pyro fever, heat
quadri four
radio radiation
re back, again
reno kidney
retro backward
rhin nose
sacro sacrum
salpingo fallopian tube
sarco flesh
sclero hard, hardening
semi half
sex six
skeleto skeleton
steno narrowing, constriction
sub under
super above, excess
supra above
syn together
tachy fast
thyro thyroid, gland
trache trachea
trans across, over
tri three
ultra beyond
un not, back reversal
uni one
uretero ureter
urethro urethra
uro urine, urinary organs
vaso vessel
able able to
algia pain
cele tumor, swelling
centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
cide killing, destructive
cule little
cyte cell
ectasia dilating, sretching
ectomy excision, surgical removal of
emia blood
esis action
form shaped like
genesis, genetic formation, origin
gram tracing, mark
graph writing
ism condition
itis inflammation
ize to treat
lith stone, calculus
lithiasis presence of stones
lysis disintegration
megaly enlargement
meter instrument that measures
oid likeness
oma tumor
opathy disease of
orrhaphy surgical repair
osis disease, condition of
ostomy to form an opening or outlet
otomy to incise
pexy fixation
phage ingesting
phobia fear
plasty plastic surgery
plegia paralysis
rhage to burst forth
rhea excessive discharge
rhexis rupture
scope lighted instrument for visual examination
scopy to examine visually
stomy to form an opening
tomy incision into
uria urine
Created by: Brooke23



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