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medical terminology

BIO 180

QuestionAnswer
a- without
ab- from
ad- toward
aer- air
af- toward
angio- vessel
ante- before
anti- against
apo- from
arter- artery
arthro- joint
aur- ear
auto- self
baro- pressure
bi- two
bio- life
blast- , -blast precursor
brachi- arm
brady- slow
bronch- windpipe
carcin- cancer
cardi-, cardio-, cardia- heart
cephal- head
cervic- neck
chondro- cartilage
circum- around
cost- rib
cranio- skull
cyt- a hallow cell
de- away
derm- skin
di- twice
digit- finger or toe
ecto- outside
ef- away from
end-, endo-, inside
epi- on
erythro- red
ex- out
-form shape
gastr- stomach
glyco sugar
hemi- half
hetero- other
histo- tissues
holo- entire
homeo-, homo- same
hyal- , hyalo- glass
hydro- water
hyper- above
hypo- under
in- within or denoting negative effect
infra- beneath
inter- between
intra- within
iso- equal
-itis inflammation
karyo- body
leuko- white
lyso-, -lysis, -lyze dissolution
mega- big
melan- black
micr- small
mono- one
morpho- form
multi- much, many
myo- muscle
oculo- eye
ology- the study of
orb- a circle
osteo- , osteon- bone
para- beyond
patho- , -path, -pathy disease
peri- around
phag- to eat
-phil, -philia love
phobia- , -phobe fear
physio- nature
poly- many
post- after
pre- before
pulmo- lung
quadr- one quarter
retro- backward
sarco- flesh
semi- half
stylo- stake, pole
sub- below
super- above or beyond
supra- on the upper side
syn- together
tachy- swift
tetra- four
therm- , thermo- heat
thorac- chest
thromb- clot
tox- poison
tri- three
uni- one
vas- vessel
Created by: alfinia