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med term unit 1

abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremities
adnex/o adjacent, accessory
anatom/o body structures
anter/o front
blast/o immature/embryonic cell
caud/o tail
celi/o belly, abdomen
cephal/o head
cyan/o blue
cyt/o cell
dermat/o skin
derm/o skin
dist/o distant from origin
dors/o back
epitheli/o epithelial
eti/o cause of disease
hist/o tissue
later/o side
mediastin/o mediastinum
medi/o middle
megal/o enlarged
morph/o form
muc/o mucus
pelv/o pelvis
physi/o function
pleur/o lung cavity
poster/o back
proxim/o closer to origin
ser/o serum or serous membrane
thorac/o chest
ventr/o front
peri- surrounding
-centesis surgical puncture
-cyte cell
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-megaly enlarged
-meter instrument to measure
-metry process of measuring
-osis condition
-paralysis loss of movement and feeling
-pathy disease
-tic, -ous, -ic, -al, -ar, -ible, -able adjective endings
-um, -y, -a, -us noun endings
Created by: disney2000