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MedTerms Week 1

Medical Terminology Week 1

cardi/o heart
angiography radiographic study of the blood vessels
angiogram picture or film produced by an angiography
carditis inflammation of the heart
gastroententeritis inflammation of the stomach and the small intestine
-graphy the process of producing a picture or a record
angi/o blood vessel
endo- withing, inside
melanoma skin cancer that originates from a black pigmentation skin lesion
poliomyelitis viral infection of the gray matter of the spinal cord resulting paralysis
-scopy visual exam
cyanosis blue discoloration of skin due to lack of oqygen
cyan/o blue
-ac pertaining to
poli/o gray
enter/o small intestine
-osis abnormal condition or disease
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastr/o stomach
prenatal pertaining to time before birth
-al pertaining to
cardiac pertaining to the heart
nephrosis abnormal condition of the kidney
-gram picture or record
endocarditis inflammation of the inside lining of the heart
erythr/o red
abdominocentesis puncture into the abdominal cavity to remove fluid
tonsillitis inflammation of the tonisll
angiorrhaphy surgical suturing of a blood vessel
tonsill/o tonsil, throat
melan/o black
-centesis puncture to remove fluid
erythrocyte red blood cells
leuk/o white
endoscopy visual exam of the inside of a body cavity or organ using a scope
leukocyte white blood cell
Created by: zeldajae