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MT C1 Intro Med Term

-algia pain, suffering
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
cyan/o blue
-dynia pain
dys- difficult, painful, bad
-ectomy surgical removal
surgical removal (suffix) -ectomy
erythr/o red
-graphy writing, process of recording
-gram the resulting film or record
hyper- over, above, increased, excessive
hypo- under, below, decreased
inter- between, among
intra- within, inside
-itis inflammation
leuk/o white
abnormal softening (suffix) -malacia
-megaly large, great
-necrosis death of tissue
olig/o scanty, few
-ology the science or study of
-osis disease, abnormal condition
-ostomy surgically creating a mouth or opening
poli/o gray
poly- many
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhagia abnormal or excessive flow
abnormal or excessive flow (suffix) -rrhagia
-rrhaphy to suture or stitch
to suture or stitch (suffix) -rrhaphy
-rrhea to flow, discharge
to flow, discharge (suffix) -rrhea
-rrhexis rupture
rupture (suffix) -rrhexis
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
-scopy to see, visual exam
-stenosis abnormal tightening or narrowing
abnormal tightening or narrowing (suffix) -stenosis
sub- below
super/supra above, excessive
-otomy surgical incision
surgical incision (suffix) -otomy
peri- surrounding
localized response to an injury or destruction of tissue inflammation
infection invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism
laceration torn or jagged wound
torn or jagged wound laceration
lesion pathologic change of the tissues due to disease or injury
examination technique in which the examiner's hands are used to feel body parts palpation
a pounding or racing heart palpitation
act of rotating the arm so that the palm of the hand is forward or upward supination
suppuration formation or discharge of pus
triage medical screening of patients to determine their relative priority of need & proper place of treatment
trauma wound or injury
viral pertaining to a virus
virile having the nature, properties, or qualities of an adult male
condition has a rapid onset acute
condition is of long duration chronic
objective evidence of disease such as a fever a sign
subjective evidence of disease, such as pain or a headache a symptom
identification of a disease diagnosis
prediction of the probable course and outcome of a disorder prognosis
a set of the signs and symptoms that occur together as part of a specific disease process syndrome
a condition in which one or more body parts are not functioning disease
a disease, structure, operation, or procedure named for the person who discovered or described it first eponym
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