Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Medical Terminology

A- no; not; without
an- No; not; without
Ab Away from
Abdomin/o Abdomen
-ac Pertaining to
Acanth/o Spiny; thorny
Acar/o Mites
Acetabul/o Acetabulum (hip socket)
Acous/o Hearing
Acoust/o Hearing, sound
Acr/o Extremities; top; extreme point
Acromi/o Acromion (extension of shoulder bone)
Actin/o Light
Acu/o Sharp; severe; sudden
-acusis Hearing
Ad- Toward
-ad Toward
Aden/o Gland
Adenoid/o Adenoids
Adip/o Fat
Adren/o Adrenal gland
Adrenal/o Adrenal gland
Aer/o Air
Af- Toward
Agglutin/o Clumping; sticking together
-agogue Producer; leader
-agon To assemble; gather
Agora- Marketplace
-agra Excessive pain
-al Pertaining to
Alb/o White
Albin/o White
Albumin/o Albumin (protein)
Alges/o Sensitivity to pain
-Algesia Sensitivity to pain
-algia Pain
All/o Other
Alveol/o Alveolus;air sac; small sac
Ambi- Around, on both sides
-amine Nitrogen compound
Ammon/o Ammonium
Amni/o Amnion (sac surrounding the embryo)
Amyl/o Starch
An/o Anus
-an Pertaining to
Ana- Up; apart; backward; again; anew
Andr/o Male
Aneurysm/o Aneurysm (widening of blood vessel)
Angi/o Vessel (blood)
Anis/o Unequal
Ankyl/o Stiff
Ante- Before; forward
Anter/o Front
Anthrac/o Coal
Anthr/o Antrum of the stomach
Anti- Against
Anxi/o Uneasy; anxious
Aort/o Aorta (largest artery)
-apheresis Removal
Aphth/o Ulcer
Ap- Off; away
Aponeur/o Aponeurosis (type of tendon)
Append/o Appendix
Appendic/o Appendix
Aque/o Water
-ar Pertaining to
Arachn/o Spider
-arche Beginning
Arsenic/o Arsenic
Arter/o Artery
Arteri/o Artery
Arteriol/o Arteriole (small artery)
Arthr/o Joint
-arthria Articulate (speak distinctly)
Created by: Michelle1406



Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards