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Med Term. Ch 4-8


fluor/o emitting or reflecting light
tom/o to cut
algesi/o sensitivity to pain
chem/o chemical
plast/o repair
tox/o poison
ana- upward, again
-plasia development or formation of tissue
acr/o extremities
cyst/o cyst, bladder, sac
dactyl/o digits
lapar/o abdominal wall
omphal/o naval, umbilicus
onych/o nail
pelv/i pelvis
perit/o peritoneum
som/a, somat/o body
crin/o, -crine secrete
dacryl/o, lacrim/o tear, crying
hem/o, hemat/o blood
hidr/o sweat
hydr/o water
-poiesis production
-poietin substance that cause production
sial/o saliva
thromb/o clot
-penia -deficiency
cost/o ribs
rachi/o, spin/o spine
spondyl/o vertebra
coccyg/o coccyx
tars/o tarsals
calcane/o calcaneus (heel bone)
ankyl/o stiff
arthr/o joint
-asthenia weakness
burs/o bursa
calc/i calcium
cellul/o little cell
chondr/o cartilage
de- down, from, reversing
meta- change or next in series
-sarcoma malignant tumor or connective tissue
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o tendon
angi/o, vas/o, vascul/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arter/o, arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole
ather/o yellow fatty plaque
phleb/o, ven/o vein
venul/o venule
home/o sameness
lob/o lobe
nas/o, rhin/o nose
phren/o diaphragm
atel/o imperfect
coni/o dust
embol/o embolus
-ole little
ox-o oxygen
-pnea breathing
silic/o silica
spir/o to breathe
Created by: sunkissfl