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MT Ch 12

Medical Terminology Chapter 12

alges/o sense of pain
astr/o star
centr/o center
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
clon/o rapid contracting and relaxing
concuss/o to shake violently
dur/o dura mater
encephal/o brain
esthesi/o sensation, feeling
gli/o glue
medull/o medulla oblongata
mening/o meninges
meningi/o meninges
ment/o mind
myel/o spinal cord
neur/o nerve
peripher/o away from center
poli/o gray matter
pont/o pons
radicul/o nerve root
thalam/o thalamus
thec/o sheath (meninges)
tom/o to cut
ton/o tone
ventricul/o ventricle
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
cephal/o head
crani/o skull
cyt/o cell
electr/o electricity
hemat/o blood
hem/o blood
hydr/o water
isch/o to hold back
later/o side
lumb/o low back
my/o muscle
scler/o hard
spin/o spine
vascul/o blood vessel
vertebr/o vertebra
-paresis weakness
-phasia speech
-taxia muscle coordination
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-asthenia weakness
-cele protrusion
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy surgical removal
-gram record
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition, state
-ic pertaining to
-ine pertaining to
-ion action
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-nic pertaining to
-oma tumor, mass
-osis abnormal condition
-otomy cutting into
-pathy disease
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-rrhaphy suture
-tic pertaining to
-trophic pertaining to development
a- without
an- without
anti- against
bi- two
de- without
dys- abnormal, difficult
endo- within
epi- above
hemi- half
hyper- excessive
intra- within
mono- one
para- abnormal, two like parts of a pair
poly- many
quadri- four
semi- partial
sub- under
un- not
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