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Medical Terminology


-scopy visual exam
-comial with, together
-gram record
-ectomy removal
-phobia fear
-rrhea flow, discharge
-opia vision
-otic, -y, -sis abnormal condition
-cardia heart
-oma tumor
-dermal skin
-scope instrument used for visual studies
-stomy artificial opening to the surface (awhile)
-oid resembling
-paresis partial paralysis
-ology study
-ic, -al pertaining to
-phagia eat, swallow
-pathy disease
-otomy process of cutting open, incision (temp)
-genic produced or caused by, producing
-emia blood
-itis inflammation
-plasty reconstruction, surgical repair
-penia decrease
-megaly abnormally large
-tropy development, nourishment
-stenosis narrowing
-poiesis development, formation
-desis fix, join, bind
-centesis surgical removal, puncturing
-algia pain
-philia love
-opsy process of viewing
-gravida to conceive
-para to bear
-cyte cell
-pexy fix, organ, suspend
-rrhaphy suture
-clasis breaking, fracturing
-lysis breaking down
-tripsy crush
-cele hernia
-emesis vomiting
-malacia softening
-rrhexis rupture
-ptosis drooping, downward displacement or position
-phasia speak
-genesis formation
-plegia paralysis (limbs)
-stasis stay, stop
-plasia growth, formation
-ectasis expansion
-spasm contraction, twitching
-toxic poison
Created by: yunng1984