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Competency 13 abbrev

TermDefinition
a-, an-, ana- no; not; without
ante- before, forward
anti- against
bi- two; double; both
brady- slow
contra- against; opposite
dys- difficult; painful
endo- within
epi- above; upon
gynec/o- woman
hemi- half
hyper- above; excessive
hypo- below; deficient
inter- between
intra- within
mal- bad; poor; abnormal
neo- new
non- not
para- near; beside
per- through
peri- around; surrounding
poly- many; excessive
post- after
pre- before; in front of
retro- behind; backward; upward
semi- half
sub- below; under
syn- together; with
tachy- fast
tri- three
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
-emesis vomit
-emia blood
-ism condition
-itis inflammation
-lepsy seizure
-oid resembling; like
-(o)logist specialist in the study or treatment of
-(o)logy study of
-oma tumor
-osis abnormal condition
-ostomy creation of an opening
-otomy incision into
-pathy disease
-phobia abnormal fear
-plasty surgical repair
-pnea breathing
-rrhea flow; discharge
-sclerosis hardening
-stasis control; stop
abdomin/o abdomen
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
ather/o fat; fatty plaque
audi/o hearing; sound
aur/o ear
bronch/o bronchus
bucc/o cheek
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cerebr/o cerebrum
coagul/o clotting
cyst/o bladder; sac
cyt/o cell
derm/o, dermato/o skin
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
erythr/o red
gastro/o stomach
gyn/o, gyn/e, gynec/o woman
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o water; fluid
hyster/o uterus
immune/o protection
lip/o fat
lymph/o lymph
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
narc/o sleep
nas/o nose
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ocul/o, ophthalm/o, opt/o eye
or/o mouth
oste/o bone
pancreat/o pancreas
phleb/o vein
phot/o light
pneum/o lungs; air
proct/o rectum
psych/o; psych/i mind or soul
pulmon/o lungs
quadr/i four
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
septi bacteria
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
trache/o trachea
urethr/o urethra
ven/o vein
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