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PMI-Med Terms 10-3

Medical Terminology (Prefixes, Suffixes, Root Words)

TermDefinition
aer air
angie vessel
arteri artery
bili bile
bucc cheek
cardi heart
coron crown, circle
cyan blue
cyt cell
cyte cell
derm skin
dermat skin
erythr red
fibrin fiber
gluc sugar
glyc sugar
hem blood
hemat blood
luek white
lip fat
my muscle
necr death
nephr kidney
onc tumor
path disease
phleb vein
ren kideny
scler hard
thorac chest
thromb clot
vas vessle
ven vein
an-,a-, ar- without, away from
aniso- unequal
anti- against
bi- two
brady- slow
cyan- blue
dys- difficult
endo- in, within
epi- on, over, upon
erthyr- red
extra- outside
homeo- same
hyper- too much, high
hypo- low, under
intra- within
inter- between
iso- equal, same
mal- poor, bad
per- through
supra- above
tachy- rapid, fast
-ac, -al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ctye cell
-ectomy excision, removal
-emia blood condition
-gram recording, writing
-itis inflammation of
-logist specialist in the study of
-logy the study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction
-oma tumor
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency
-rrhage burst forth/excessive flow
-spasm twitch, involuntary muscle movement
-stasis controlling, stopping, standing
-tomy cutting, incision
Created by: hpeterson