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Terms for Chapters 1-9

abarticular (ab/articul/ar) relates to the location away from a joint
abdominocentesis (abdomin/o/cente/sis) surgical puncture of the abdomen
abductor (ab/duct/or) a muscle that leads away from the midline
acetabuloplasty (acetabul/o/plast/y) a surgical repair of the hip joint
acetic (acet/ic) relates to acid or vinegar
acetify (acer/ic) to amke acid(ic)
achromatic (a/chromat/ic) realtes to having no color
achromotrichia (a/chrom/o/trich/ia) condtion in which the hair has no color
acrocyanosis (acr/o/cyan/o/sis) condition in which extremities are blue
acroedema (acr/o/ede/ma) swelling of extremities
acrohypothermy (acr/o/hypo/therm/y) state of low temperature in the extremities
acrmiohumeral (acromi/o/humer/al) pertains to the acromium and humerus
adductor (ad/duct/or) a muscle that leads toward the midline
adenodynia (aden/odyn/ia) pain in a gland
adenoidectomy (adenoid/ec/tom/y) excision of teh adenoids
adipogenous (adip/o/gen/ous) causing (formation) of fat
adneural (ad/neur/al) pertains to a location near a nerve
agalactia (a/galact/ia) condition of no milk (production)
agnosia (a/gno/sia) condition of no recognition of stimuli
allomorphic (all/o/morph/ic) relates to having another form
amphibious (amphi/bi/ous) pertains to living both on land and in water
amphophile (ampho/phil/e) a cell that has an affinity for both acid and base dyes
amylase (amyl/ase) an enzyme to dissolve starch
anabiosis (ana/bi/o/sis) a condition of living again after a period of dormancy
anconeal (ancon/eal) relates to the elbow
anenterous (an/enter/ous) contains no small intestine
angioblast (angi/o/blast) embryonic blood vessel cell
angioparesis (angi/o/pare/sis) partial paralysis of blood vessels
angiosclerosis (angi/o/scler/o/sis) hardening of a vessel
anisomelia (an/is/o/mel/ia) condtion in which the limbs are of unequal length
ankylodactylia (ankyl/o/dactyl/ia) condition in which fingera are fused together
anorectal (an/o/rect/al) pertains to the anus and rectum
antecubital (ante/cubit/al) pertains to the area in front of the elbow
anthropology (anthr/o/log/y) the study of mankind
anthropolorphic (anthrop/o/morph/ic) relates to having human form
antitoxin (anti/tox/in) a substance acting against poison
aortomalcia (aort/o/malac/ia) softening of the aorta
aortoptosis (aort/o/pto/sis) prolapse of the aorta
aphasia (a/pha/sia) condition in which there is no speech
appendalgia (append/alg/ia) pain in the appendix
appendectomy (append/ec/tom/y) excision of the appendix
appendicitis (appendic/itis) inflammation of the appendix
arrector (ar/rect/or) a muscle that straightens (hair)
arterioplasty (arteri/o/plast/y) surgical repair of an artery
arteriostenosis (arteri/o/sten/o/sis) narrowing of an artery
arthroclasia (arthr/o/cla/sia) fracture of a joint
arthrodesis (arthr/o/de/sis) a condition of focusing joints
arthrophyte (arthr/o/phyt/e) a growth within a joint
arthropyosis (arthr/o/py/o/sis) abnormal condition of pus in a joint
arthrotomy (arthr/o/tom/y) incision of a joint
articular (articul/ar) relates to a joint
astrocyte (astr/o/cyt/e) star shaped cell
asynchronous (a/syn/chron/ous) pertains to events not occuring together in time
atelomyelia (atel/o/myel/ia) a condition of having an incomplete spinal cord
athelia (a/thel/ia) condtion of having no nipples
atriotome (atri/o/tom/e) instrument to cut into atrium
audiometer (audi/o/met/er) instrument to measure hearing
autogenous (aut/o/gen/ous) caused by the organism itself
aversion (a/vers/ion) the action of turning away
axillary (axill/ary) perains to the area of the armpit
baresthesia (bar/esthe/sia) sensitivity to pressure
bicornate (bi/corn/ate) having two horns
bimanual (bi/manu/al) pertains to two hands
blastodermal (blast/o/derm/al) pertains to embryonic skin cells
blastomere (blast/o/mer/e) pertains the embryonic skin cells
blennostasis (blenn/o/sta/sis) controlling (production) of mucus
brachiocrural (brachi/o/crur/al) pertains to the arms and the legs
brachydactylia (brach/y/dactyl/ia) condition of short fingers or toes
bradyphemia (brad/y/phemia) a condition of slow speech
bradypnea (brad/y/pne/a) slow respiration
bradystalsis (brad/y/stal/sis) slow contraction (of the bowel)
buccolingual (bucc/o/lingu/al) pertains to the cheeks and tounge
bursolith (burs/o/lith) a stone present in a bursa
calcaneodynia (calcane/odyn/ia) pain in the clacaneus
camptomelia (campt/o/mel/ia) condition of having bent legs
capillaritis (capillar/itis) inflammation of capillaries
capital (capit/al) pertains to the head
capnometry (capn/o/metr/y) measurement of carbon dioxise levels
carcinogenic (carcin/o/gen/ic) causing cancer
carcinoma (carcin/o/ma) a cancerous tumor
cardiac (cardi/ac) pertains to the heart
cardiocele (cardi/o/cel/e) herniation of the heart
cardiomegaly (cardi/o/megal/y) enlargement of the heart
cardionecrosis (cardi/o/necr/o/sis) death of heart muscle
cardiorrhaphy (cadi/o/rrhaph/y) suture of the heart
carpal (carp/al) pertains to the wrist
cataropic (cata/trop/ic) relates to turning downward
cecptosis (cec/opt/o/sis) prolapse of the cecum
celiorrhaphy (celi/o/rrhaph/y) suture of the abdominal cavity
cephalalgia (cephal/alg/ia) pain in the head, headache
cephalocentesis (cephal/o/cente/sis) surgical puncture of the head
cephalometry (cephal/o/metr/y) measurement of the head
cerebellospinal (cerebell/o/spin/al) pertains to the cerebellum and spine
cervicofacial (cervic/o/faci/al) pertains to the neck and face
ch(e)ilitis (ch(e)il/itis) inflammation of the lips
ch(e)iromegaly (ch(e)ir/o/megal/y) enlargement of the hands
cholecystitis (chloecyst/itis) inflammation of the gallbladder
choledocholithiasis (choledoch/o/lith/ia/sis) presence of stones in the bile duct
choledochorrhaphy (choledoch/o/rrhaph/y) suture of the bile duct
cholelith (chol/e/lith) a gallstone
cholemia (chol/em/ia) condition of bile present in the blood
cholestasia (chol/e/sta/sia) condition in which bile flow is stopped
chondropathy (chondr/o/path/y) cartilage disease
chromophilous (chrom/o/phil/ous) pertains to an affinity for color or stain
chronic (chron/ic) relates to something persistent in time
cicatricectomy (cicatric/ec/tom/y) surgical removal of a scar
circumoral (circum/or/al) pertains to the area around the lens
coccygectomy (coccyg/ec/tom/y) excision to the coccyx bone
colenteritis (col/enter/itis) inflammation of the large intestine
colopexy (col/o/pex/y) fixation of the colon
colostomy (col/o/stom/y) creation of a new opening in the colon
compressor (com/press/or) a muscle that presses body parts together
condyloid (condyl/oid) resembling a condyle
copremesis (copr/eme/sis) vommiting of fecal matter
cornuate (corn/u/ate) having horns
coronary (coron/ary) pertains to a crown
conrugator (con/rugat/or) a muscle that folds a surface of the body together
costotome (cost/o/tom/e) an instrument to cut ribs
coxitis (cox/itis) inflammation of the hip joint
craniometry (crani/o/metr/y) measurement of the skull
crural (crur/al) pertains to the leg
cubital (cubit/al) pertains to the elbow
cutaneous (cutan/eous) pertains to the skill
dactyledema (dactyl/ede/ma) swelling of the fingers
dactylocampsis (dactyl/o/camps/is) curvature of the fingers
decerebrate (de/cerebr/ate) to remove the brain
defecate (de/fec/ate) to remove or eliminate feces
deferent (de/fer/ent) carrying away from the midline
dehydration (de/hydr/at/ion) removal of water
depressor (dde/press/or) a muscle that presses down
dermatitis (dermat/itis) inflammation of the skin
dermatologist (dermat/o/log/ist) one who studies skin conditions
desmectasia (desm/ec/ta/sia) stretching of a ligament
dextrogastria (dextr/o/gastr/ia) condition of the stomach being on the right side
diagnosis (dia/gno/sis) condition of knowing something through symptoms
dicoria (di/cor/ia) condition of two pupils in one eye
dicrotic (di/crot/ic) relates to two pulse beats
digitate (digit/ate) having fingers
dilator (di/lat/or) a muscle that widens an opening
dissect (dis/sect) to cut apart
distal (dist/al) pertains to the the location farthest from the midline
dolichopelvic (dolich/o/pelv/ic) relates to long pelvis
dorsodynia (dors/odyn/ia) pain in the back
dorsoventral (dors/o/ventr/al) pertains to the back and front of the body
duodenoscopy (duoden/o/scop/y) examination of the duodenum
dynamometer (dynam/o/met/er) instrument to measure power
dyskinesia (dys/kine/sia) a condition of speaking with difficulty
dysplactic (dys/plast/ic) relates to poor formation
ectodermal (ecto/derm/al) pertains to the outer layer of skin cells
ectopic (ec/top/ic) relates to something out of place
edentate (e/dent/ate) having the teeth removed
electrocardiogram (electr/o/cardi/o/gra/m) recording of the heart's electrical impulses
electrolysis (electr/o/ly/sis) destruction using electrical impulses
encephalosclerosis (encephal/o/scler/o/sis) hardening of the brain
endemic (en/dem/ic) relates to something persistent in the population
endocrinology (endo/crin/o/log/y) study of glands that secrete within the bloodstream
encephalocele (encephal/o/cel/e) swelling of the brain
endoscope (endo/scop/e) instrument to examine inner areas of the body
enterelcosis (enter/elc/o/sis) ulceration of the small intestine
enterosepsis (enter/o/sep/sis) infection of the small intestine
entocele (ento/cel/e) herniation within the body
epidemic (epi/dem/ic) relates to a condition spreading over a population
erector (e/rect/or) a muscle used to straighten an area of the body
erythroblast (erythr/o/blast) embryonic red blood cell
esophageal (esophag/eal) realtes to the esophagus
esophagectasia (esophag/ec/ta/sia) dilation of the esophagus
esophagectasis (esophag/ec/ta/sis) dilation of the esophagus
etiology (eti/o/log/y) the study of the cause of disease
eupepsia (eu/peps/ia) good digestion
euryphagous (eur/y/phag/ous) pertains to eating a wide variety of foods
eutrophia (eu/troph/ia) normal development
exodontist (ex/odont/ist) one who specializes in the removal of teeth
exogamy (exo/gam/y) marriage/union outside a social grouping
exogenous (exo/gen/ous) caused by an outside agent
extensor (ex/tens/or) a muscle used to stretch out a part of the body
extra-articular (extra/articul/ar) relates to an area outside of a joint
extroversion (extro/vers/ion) a turning outward or outside oneself
facioplegia (faci/o/lpleg/ia) paralysis of the face
fecaluria (feca/ur/ia) a condition of feces in urine
femorotibial (femor/o/tibi/al) pertains to the femur and tibia bones
ferriferous (fer/i/fer/ous) carrying iron
ferrous (ferr/ous) containing iron
fibroid (fibr/oid) resembling fiber
fibroma (fibr/o/ma) a fibrous tumor
fibromatosis (fibr/o/mat/o/sis an abnormal condition of fibrous tumors
fibromatous (fibr/o/mat/ous) pertains to fibrous tumors
fibroplasia (fibr/o/plas/ia) formation of fibrous tissue
flexor (flex/or) a muscle that causes bending
foliose (foli/ose) full of leaves
frontoparietal (front/o/pariet/al) pertains to the frontal and parietal bones
galactagogue (galact/agogue) agent inducing the flow of milk
ganglioneuroma (gangli/o/neur/o/ma) tumor of ganglion nerve cells
ganglionitis (ganglion/itis) inflammation of the ganglion
gastradenitis (gastr/aden/itis) inflammation of teh stomach glands
gastrostenosis (gastr/o/sten/o/sis) narrowing of the stomach
gastrotome (gastr/o/tom/e) an instrument used to cut the stomach
genucubital (gen/u/cubit/al) pertains to the knees and elbows
geomorphic (ge/o/morph/ic) relates to teh shape of the earth
geriatrics (ger/itar/ic/s) a system for healing the aged
glossocele (gloss/o/cel/e) swelling of the tounge
glucopenia (gluc/o/pen/ia) a sugar deficiency condition
gluteal (glut/eal) relates to the buttocks
glycemia (glyc/em/ia) condition of having sugar in the blood
glycolytic (gluc/o/ly/tic) relates to the dissoultion of sugar
haliphagia (hal/i/phag/ia) condition of eating (an excess amount of) salt
halophilic (hal/o/phil/ic) relates to an affinity for salt
heliotropic (heli/o/trop/ic) relates to a turning towards the sun
hemagogue (hem/agogue) agent inducing the flow blood
hematoma (hemat/o/ma) a tumor filled with blood
hemiplegia (hemi/pleg/ia) paralysis of one half of the body
hemogenic (hem/o/gen/ic) causing production of blood cells
hemostat (hem/o/sta/t) an instrument to stop the flood of blood
hepatic (hepat/ic) relates to the liver
hidropoiesis (hidr/o/poie/sis) production of sweat
homotopic (hom/o/top/ic) relates to the same place or location
humeroradial (humer/o/radi/al) pertains to the humerus and radius
hyaloid (hyal/oid) resembling glass
hydrotherapy (hydr/o/therap/y) treatment using water
hyperemesis (hyper/eme/sis) exessive vomiting
hyperhidrosis (hyper/hidr/o/sis) abnormal condition of excessive sweating
hyperphalangism (hyper/phalang/ism) condition of having excessive phalanges
hyperpiesis (hyper/pie/sis) excessive (blood) pressure
hypernea (hyper/pne/a) excessive rate of respiration
hypertrophy (hyper/troph/y) excessive development
hypnogenic (hypn/o/gen/ic) causing sleep
hypocinesia (hypo/cine/sia)hypokinesia (hypo/kine/sia)hypokinesis (hypo/kine/sis) movement below the normal range
hypothermia (hypo/therm/ia) a condition of deficient temperature
hypotonia (hypo/ton/ia) deficient tension in muscles or arteries
hypoxia (hyp/ox/ia) a condition of deficient oxygen
ileocecal (ile/o/cec/al) pertain to the ileum and cecum
iliolumbar (ili/o/lumb/ar) relates the arera of the ilium and loins
infrapatellar (infra/patell/ar) relates to the location below the patella
infrascapular (infra/scapul/ar) realtes to an area below the scapula
inguinocrural (inguin/o/crur/al) pertain to the legs and genital area
intercrural (inter/crur/al) pertains to the area between the legs
intracystic (intra/cyst/ic) relates to the area within the bladder
intrapelvic (intra/pelv/ic) relates to the location within the pelvis
introflexion (intro/flex/ion) a condtion of bending within or inward
ischiopubic (ischi/o/pub/ic) relates to the ischium and pubic bones
isobaric (is/o/bar/ic) relates to equal pressure
isotonic (is/o/ton/ic) relates to equal tension
jejunoileostomy (jejun/o/ile/o/stom/y) opening made between the jejunum and ileum
karyophage (kary/o/phag/e) a nucleus-eating (parasite)
keratodermatitis (kerat/o/dermat/itis) inflammation of the horny layer of skin
labiomycosis (labi/o/myc/o/sis) fungus condition of the lips
lactate (lact/ate) to make milk
lacteal (lact/eal) relates to milk
lactiferous (lact/i/fer/ous) carrying milk
lactorrhea (lact/o/rrhe/a) flow of milk
laparonephrectomy (lapar/o/nephr/ec/tom/y) excision of a kidney through the abdominal wall
laparotomy (lapar/o/tom/y) incision through the abdonimal wall
leiomyoma (lei/o/my/o/ma) smooth muscle tumor
leptodactyly (lept/o/dactyl/y) state of abnormally thin fingers
leukemia (leuk/em/ia) condition of (excessive/abnormal)white blood cells
leukocytopenia (leuk/o/cty/o/pen/ia) deficiency of white blood cells
levator (levat/or) a muscle used to lift parts of the body
lipase (lip/ase) enzyme to dissolve fat
lipoma (lip/o/ma) a fatty tumor
lithiasis (lith/ia/sis) presence of stones
litholysis (lith/o/ly/sis) dissolution of stones
lithotripsy (lith/o/trips/y) surgical crushing of stones
lymphangioplasty (lymph/angi/o/plasty) surgical repair of a lymph vessel
lymphopenia (lymph/o/pen/ia) lymph deficiency
macrocyte (macr/o/cyt/e) a large cell
macromazia (macr/o/maz/ia) a condition of having large breasts
macrosomia (macr/o/som/ia) a large body condition
mammiform (mamm/i/form) having the shape of a breast
mammorgraphy (mamm/o/graph/y) x-ray recording of the breast
mandibular (mand/i/bul/ar) relates to the mandible
mastoid (mast/oid) breast-like
maxillofacial (maxill/o/faci/al) pertains to the maxilla and face
medial (medi/al) pertains to the middle
megalogastria (megal/o/gastr/ia) condition of a large stomach
megakaryocyte (meg/a/kary/o/cyt/e) a cell with a large nucleus
meningitis (mening/itis) inflammation of the meninges
metoplasty (met/o/plast/y) surgical repair of the chin
mesiad (mesi/ad) toward the middle
mesiobuccal (mesi/o/bucc/al) pertains to the mesial and buccal surfaces of a tooth
mesoderm (mes/o/derm) the middle layer of skin
metatarsal (meta/tars/al) pertains to an area after the tarsal
micrognathia (micr/o/gnath/ia) condition of a small jaw
monomerous (mon/o/mer/ous) containing one part
muciferous (muc/i/fer/ous) carrying of mucus
mucocolitis (muc/o/col/itis) inflammation of the mucous membrane of the colon
myasthenia (my/a/sthen/ia) condition where the muscle has no strength
mycetogenic (mycet/o/gen/ic) realtes to a condition cuased by fungus
mycology (myc/o/log/y) the study of fungus
myelopathy (myel/o/path/y) disease of the spinal cord
myelopoiesis (myel/o/poie/sis) a discolored muscle condition
myomelanosis (my/o/melan/o/sis) a discolored muscle condition
neolithic (ne/o/lith/ic) relates to the new stone age
neologist (ne/o/log/ist) one who specializes in new words or meanings
nephrolithiasis (nephr/o/lith/ia/sis) presence of kidney stones
neuroglioma (neur/o/gli/o/ma) tumor of glue like nerve cells
nyctophobia (nyct/o/phob/ia) condition of fearing nighttime
occipitotemporal (occipit/o/tempor/al) pertains to the occipital and temporal bones
octamerous (oct/a/mer/ous) containing eight parts
oculofacial (ocul/o/faci/al) pertains to the occipital and temporal bones
octamerous (oct/a/mer/ous) containing eight parts
oculofacial (ocul/o/faci/al) pertains to the eyes and face
oleic (ole/ic) relates to oil
omalgia (om/alg/ia) pain in the shoulder
omentopexy (oment/o/pex/y) surgical attachment of the omentum
omphalocele (omphal/o/cel/e) herniation of the navel
onycholysis (onych/o/ly/sis) destruction of the nails
optician (opt/ic/ian) specialist in vision matters
oronasal (or/o/nas/al) pertains to the mouth and nose
osteoclasis (oste/o/cla/sis) bone fracture
osteogenic (oste/o/gen/ic) causing bone development
osteomalacia (oste/o/malac/ia) softening of bones
osteosynthesis (oste/o/syn/the/sis) putting together the parts of a (fractured) bone
osteotome (oste/o/tom/e) instrument to cut bone
oxychromatic (ox/y/chromat/ic) pertains to cells colored or stained by acid
pachydermatous (pach/y/deramt/ous) pertains to thick skin
palmar (palm/ar) relates to the palm of the hand
pancreatemphraxis (pancreat/em/phrax/is) pancreatic obstruction
pancreatography (pancreat/o/graph/y) a recording of the pancreas
pandemic (pan/dem/ic) relates to something affecting the entire population
panophthalmitis (pan/ophthalm/itis) inflammation of the entire eye
papillary (papill/ary) pertain to the nipple
papilliform (papill/i/form) having a nipple shape
parasternal (para/stern/al) perstain to an area beside the sternum
paresthesia (par/esthe/sia) abnormal sensitivity
parietotemporal (pariet/o/tempor/al) pertains to the parietal and temporal bones
patellar (patell/ar) relates to the patella
pathologist (path/o/log/ist) one who studies diseases
pectoral (pector/al) pertains to the chest
pedalgia (ped/alg/ia) foot pain
pediatrics (ped/iatr/ic/s) system of healing children
pedicle (ped/i/cle) a small foot (diminutive form)
pedodontics (ped/odont/ic/s) the science of children's teeth
peristalsis (per/i/stal/sis) contractions around tubes/organs
peristole (peri/stol/e) coontraction of the stomach around it's contents
peritoneoclysis (peritone/o/cly/sis) irrigation of the peritoneal
peritonitis (periton/itis) inflammation of teh peritoneum
phagocyte (phag/o/cty/e) cell that eats microorganisms
pharmacist (pharmac/ist) one who specializes in drugs
pharyngeal (pharyng/eal) relates to the pharynx
phlebectasia (phleb/ec/ta/sia) dilation of a vein
phleborrhexis (phelb/o/rrhex/is) rupture of a vein
phonics (phon/ic/s) the system of speech sounds
photodermatitis (phot/o/dermat/itis) inflammation of the skin caused by light
plantar (plant/ar) relates to the sole of the foot
podarthritis (pod/arthr/itis) inflammation of the joint of the foot
polioencephalitis (poli/o/encephal/itis) inflammation of teh gray matter of the brain
polyneuritis (pol/y/neur/itis) inflammation of many nerves
posthepatic (post/hepat/ic) relates to an area below the liver
popliteal (poplit/eal) relates to the ham of the knee
pregangalionic (pre/gangalion/ic) relates to the ara before the gangalion
proctoscopy (proct/o/scop/y) examination of the rectum and anus
prognathic (pro/gnath/ic) relates to having a projecting jaw
pronator (pronat/or) a muscle that bends body parts forward
prosoponeuralgia (prosop/o/neur/alg/ia) pain in the nerves in the face
proximal (proxim/al) pertains to a location closest to the midline
pseudocyesis (pseud/o/cy/e/sis) false pregnancy
pseudogeusia (pseud/o/geu/sia) a false sense of taste
psychology (psych/o/log/y) the study of the mind
psychosomatic (pscyh/o/somat/ic) relates to the body and mind
ptyalagogue (ptyal/agogue) an agent inducing the flow of saliva
pubiotomy (pubi/o/tom/y) incision of the pubic bone
pyloric (pylor/ic) relates to the pylorus
pyretogenic (pyret/o/gen/ic) causing fever
pyromania (pyr/o/man/ia) preoccupation with fire
rachicentesis (rechi/cente/sis) surgical puncture of the spine
rachiocampsis (rachi/o/camps/is) curvature of the spine
radicotomy (radic/o/tom/y) excision of a root
radicular (radicul/ar) relates to roots
radiobicipital (radi/o/bicipit/al) pertains to the radius and biceps muscle
radiologist (radi/o/log/ist) one who specializes in x ray use
radiopathology (radi/o/path/o/log/y) the study of diseases caused by radiation
ramify (ram/i/fy) to make branches
rectocele (rect/o/cel/e) herniation of the rectum
revival (re/viv/al) pertains to making something alive again
rhinorrhagia (rhin/o/rrhag/ia) discharge from the nose
rhizoid (rhiz/oid) resembling a root
saccharolytic (sacchar/o/ly/tic) pertains to the dissolution of sugar
sacrocoxalgia (sacr/o/cox/alg/ia) pain in the sacrum and the hip joint
salimeter (sal/i/met/er) instrument used to measure salt content
sanguiferous (sangu/i/fer/ous) bearing blood
sarcophagous (sacr/o/phag/ous) pertains to flesh eating organisms
sacrcostosis (sarc/ost/o/sis) ossification of fleshy tissue
scapulopexy (scapul/o/pex/y) fixation of the scapula
sebiferous (seb/i/fer/ous) carrying grease
seborrhea (seb/o/rrhe/a) (increased) flow of grease
sialolithiasis (sial/o/lith/ia/sis) presence of stones in saliva gland or duct
sigmoidopexy (sigmoid/o/pex/y) fixation of the sigmoid flexure
sigmoidoscope (sigmoid/o/scop/e) instrument to examine the sigmoid colon
sinistromanual (sinistr/o/manu/al) pertains to the left hand
sinogram (sin/o/gra/m) a recording of the sinuses
somatogenic (somat/o/gen/ic) caused by the body
sphincter (sphinct/er) a muscle that closes an opening in the body
sphygmogram (sphygm/o/gra/m) a recording of the pulse
spinalgia (spin/alg/ia) pain in the spine
splanchnoptosis (splanchn/o/pto/sis) prolapse of abdominal organs
splenectopia (splen/ec/top/ia)splenectopy (splen/ec/top/y) displacement of spleen
splenelcosis (splen/elc/o/sis) ulceration of the spleen
splenomegaly (splen/o/megal/y) enlargemtn of the spleen
spondyloschisis (spondyl/o/schi/sis) splitting of a vertebra
squamous (squam/ous) pertains to or contains scales
stelliform (stell/i/form) having a star shape
stenophagous (sten/o/phag.ous) pertains to eating a narrow range of food
sternocleidal (stern/o/cledi/al) pertains to the sternum anc clavicle
sternodynia (stern/o/dyn/ia) pain in the sternum
stethomyitis (steth/o/my/itis) inflammation of the muscles of the chest
stomatorrhagia (stomat/o/rrhag/ia) discharge from the mouth
sublingual (sub/lingu/al) pertains to the area under the tounge
subpubic (sub/pub/ic) relates to a location under the pelvic bone
supinator (supinat/or) a muscle that bends a body part backward
symbiosis (sym/bi/osis) a condition in which species live together
symphysis (sym/phy/sis) a growing together
synathrophysis (syn/arthr/o/phy/sis) a growing together of the bones of a joint
synchronize (sny/chron/ize) to make in terms come together
syndrome (syn/drom/e) a running together of symptoms
synergy (syn/erg/y) state of working together
synosteosis (syn/oste/o/sis)synostosis (syn/ost/o/sis) calcification together of separate bones
synovioma (synovi/o/ma) a tumor of snyovial membrane
tachyphagia (tach/y/phag/ia) a condition of eating rapidly
talocalcaneal (tal/o/calcane/al pertains to the talus and calcaneus bones
tarsalgia (tars/alg/ia) pain in the ankle bones
telangiectasis (tel/angi/ec/ta/sis) dilation of blood vessels at their ends
telegram (tele/gra/m) a recording of information sent from afar
telemetry (tele/metr/y) measurement of vital signs at a distance
teninitis (tendin/itis) inflammation of a tendon
tenontodynia (tenont/odyn/ia) a painful tendon condition
tenoplasty (ten/o/plast/y) surgical repair of tendon
tensor (tens/or) a muscle that causes stretching
thermal (therm/al) pertains to heat
thermography (therm/o/graph/y) a recording of the radiant of heat of the body
thermophile (therm/o/phil/e) organism with any affinity for heat
thermotherapy (therm/o/therap/y) treatment using heat
thoracocentesis (thorac/o/cente/sis) surgical puncture of the chest
thrombokinesis (thromb/o/kine/sis) movement of a clot
thrombopoiesis (thromb/o/poie/sis) clot production
thrombosis (thromb/o/sis) adnormal clot condition
tibiad (tibi/ad) toward the tibia
tonsillitis (tonsill/itis) inflammation of the tonsils
toponymic (top/onym/ic) relates to place names
toxemia (tox/em/ia) the presence of poisons in the blood
toxin (tox/in) a poisonous substance
toxoid (tox/oid) resembles poision
trachelectomy (tachel/ec/tom/y) excision of the cervix
trachyphonia (trach/y/phon/ia) a rough voice condition
transseptal (trans/sept/al) pertains to the area across a septum
trichoid (trich/oid) resmebling hair
tridentate (tri/dent/ate) having three teeth
trilateral (tri/later/al) pertains to three sides
typhlostenosis (typhl/o/sten/o/sis) narrowing of the cecum
ulnar (uln/ar) relates to teh ulna bone, nerve, or artery
uremia (ur/em/ia) condition of urine present in blood
vasculitis (vascul/itis) inflammation of a vessel
venoclysis (ven/o/cly/sis) irrigation of a vein
venogram (ven/o/gra/m) a recording of a vein
ventricular (ventricul/ar) relates to the ventricle
vermiform (verm/i/form) having a wormy shape
vertebrocostal (verebr/o/cost/al) pertains to the vertebrae and ribs
visceromegaly (viscer/o/megal/y) enlargement of the abdominal organs
vitriform (vitr/i/form) having the shape of glass
xerostomia (xer/o/stom/ia) a dry mouth condition
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