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medicine ch 3

language of medicine ch 3

axill/o armpit
thromb/o clot
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus berry shaped bacterium
-penia deficiency
-plasia development
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging
sclerosis hardening
lapar/o abdomen, abdominal wall
staphyl/o cluster
-dynia pain
blephar/o eyelid
-genesis condition of producing, forming
-lysis breakdown
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
my/o muscle
isch/o to hold back
acu/o sharp, severe, budden
acr/o extremities, top, extreme point
pneumon/o lungs
phleb/o vein
-trophy nourishment
anteri/o artery
angi/o vessel
amni/o amnion
argor/a marketplace
ot/o ear
neutr/o neutrophil
myel/o spinal cord
morph/o shape, form
mast/o breast
-oid resembling
-y condition, process
-um structure, tissue, thing
-ium structure, tissue, thing
-ole little, small
-ule little, small
chron/o time
nephr/o kidney
plas/o formation, development
-osis abnormal, condition
-er one who
-ist one who specializes in
-theraphy treatment
-phobia fear
-pathy disease
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
tonsill/o tonsils
trorac/o chest
splen/o spleen
-graphy process of recording
-graph instrument for recording
neur/o nerve
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
path/o disease
cyst/o urinary bladder
encephal brain
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
lymph/o lymph
mamm/o breast
strept/o twisted chains
-stasis stopping
hydr/o water fluid
-genic pertaining to
-gram record
ven/o vein
-opsy to view
ren/o kidney
-stomy opening to form a mouth
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy excision, removal, resection
-emia blood condition
muc/o mucus
necr/o death
inguin/o groin
-ia condition
abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
bronch/o bronchial tubes
carcin/o cancer
chem/o drug chemical
chondr/o cartilage
col/o color
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o to eat, swallow
pleur/o pleura
pulmon/o lungs
rect/o rectum
sarc/o flesh
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-oma tumor
-ac pertaining to
-iac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-ose pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-itic pertaining to
Created by: eddiebert
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