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LTC-HST-II med terms

Med Term word parts & terms (kjb)

QuestionAnswer
cardi/o heart
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
arter/io artery
ven/o vein
angi/o blood or lymph vessel
hem/o blood
-emia condition of the blood
tachy- fast
brady- slow
phleb/o vein
phlebotomy procedure for obtaining blood from a vein
bradycardia slower than normal heart rate
tachycardia faster than normal heart rate
hematology study of blood
leukemia blood condition of the white blood cells
erythrocyte red blood cell
leukocyte white blood cell
intravenous inside of vein
angioplasty repair of a vessel
arteriosclerosis hardening and/or narrowing of arteries
lymph/o lymph, lymphatic tissue
aden/o gland
splen/o spleen
-oma tumor
-oid like, resembling
tonsill/o tonsil
-megaly enlargement
py/o pus
pyr/o fever
lingu/o tongue
pyorrhea dischare of pus
febrile elevated body temperature
edema swelling; excess amount of fluid in the tissues
cardiomegaly enlarged heart
tonsillitis inflammation of tonsils
splenectomy surgical removal of spleen
neuroma tumor of nervous tissue
adenoid gland like tissue
antipyretic fever reducing agent
sublingual under the tongue
centesis Surgical puncture to remove fluid
thoracentesis surgical puncture to remove fluid from the thoracic cavity
rhin/o nose
rhinorrhea runny nose
rrhea flow,discharge
laryng/o larynx (voicebox)
laryngitis inflammation of larynx
-oxia oxygen condition
anoxia a condition caused by the absence of oxygen
nas/o nose
nasoplasty surgical repair of the nose
-pnea breathing
tachypnea faster than normal respirations
pneum/o lung
pneumonectomy surgical removal of a lung
cyan- blue
cyanosis a blue condition caused by low oxygen content of blood
col/o large intestines
chol/e bile
cholecyst/o gallbladder
cholecystectomy surgical removal of gallbladder
enter/o small intestine
gastr/o stomach
gastroenteritis inflammation of stomach and small intestines causing GI distress
hepat/o liver
hepatomegaly liver enlargement
-pepsia digestion
dyspepsia difficult digestion
-lith/o stone
proct/o rectum, anus
-ectomy surgical removal
-ostomy surgical formation of an artificial opening
colostomy surgical formation of an articial opening in the colon
Created by: kbailey