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Appendix A pt3

Appendix A

TermTerm structureDefinnition
Cerebrospinal Cerebr/o= cerebrum Spine/o= Spine Al= Pertaining to Pertaining to the brain and the spinal cord
Cerebrovascular Cerebr/o= cerebrum Vascule/o= Vessel Spine/o= Spine Ar=pertaining to Pertaining to the brain and blood vessels that supply it
Epidural Epi= above/upon Dur/a= Dura mater Al= Pertaining to Pertaining to above the dura mater
Epilepsy Epi= upon Lepsy= Seizure A disorder of the central nervous system characterized by recurrent seizures
Meningitis Mening/o= Meninges Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the meninges of the brain
Neuralgia Neur/o= Nerve Algia= Pain Nerve pain
Neurologist Neur/o= Nerve Logist= Specialized in study or treatment of A physician who specializes in classes of the neurological system
Bradycardia Bradi= Slow Cardi/o= Heart Ia= Pertaining to Pertaining to a slow heart rate
Cardiologist Cardi/o= Heart Logist= Specialized in study or treatment of A physician who specializes disease in the heart
Cardiomyopathy Cardi/o= Heart My/o= Muscle Pathy= Disease Disease of the heart muscle
Endocardium End/o= Within/in Cardi/o= Heart Ium= Structure/tissue Membrane lining the captivity of the heart
Hypertension Hyper= Above or excessive tension High blood presssure
Hypoxemia Hypo= Below or deficient Ox/e= Oxygen Emia= Blood Too little oxygen in the blood
Myocarditis My/o= Muscle Cardi/o= Heart Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the heart muscle
Myocardium My/o= Muscle Cardi/o= Heart Ium= Structure, tissues Heart muscle tissue
Pericardium Peri= Around, surrounding Cardi/o= Heart Ium= Structure, tissues Lining around the outside of the heart
Tachycardia Tachy= Fast Cardi/o= Heart Ia= Pertaining to Pertaining to a fast heart rate
Bronchitis Bronch/o= Bronchus Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the bronchi
Dyspnea Dys= Difficult, painful Pnea= Breathing Difficult, painful, or faulty breathing
Hypoxia Hypo= Below or deficient Oxi= Oxygen Ia= Pertaining to A condition of deficient oxygen levels
Pharyngitis Pharyng/o= Pharynx Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of Pharynx
Pulnonologist Pulmon/o= Lungs Logist= Specialized in study or treatment of Specialize the study of disease in the heart
Rhinoplasty Rhin/o= Nose Plasty= Surgical repair Surgical repair of the nose
Rhinorrhea Rhin/o= Nose Rrhea= Flow, discharge Discharge from the nose
Spirometry Spir/o= Breathe, breath Metry= Process of measuring Measurement of breathing
Stethoscope Steth/o= Chest Scope= Instrument for viewing Instrument use to listing to lung and heart sounds through the chest wall incision into the chest
Arthritis Arth/o= Joint Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the joints
Bursitis Burs/o=Joint Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac around joints
Intramuscular Intra= Within Muscul/o= Muscle Ar= Pertaining Pertaining to within the muscles
Myalgia My/o= Muscle Algia= Pain Muscle pain
Orthopedic Orth/o= Straight Podi= Foot Ic= Pertaining to Pertaining to straight foot-pertaining to the study of diseases of the skeletal and muscular system
Tendinitis Tendin/o= Tendon Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the tendon
Endocrinology End/o= Within, in Crine= To secrete Logy= Study of Study of the secreting glands that comprise the endocrine system
Hyperglycemia Hyper= Above or excessive Glyc/o= Glucose, sugar Emia= Blood Too much sugar in the blood
Hyperthyroidisim Hyper= Above or excessive Thyr/o= Thyroid gland Ism= Condition Condition of too much thyroid Hormone
Hypokalemia Hypo= Below or deficient Kal/i= Potassium Emia= Blood Low blood potassium
Pancreatitis Pancreat/o= Pancreas Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the pancreas
Autoimmune Auto= Self Immune/o= Protection The disorder characterized by abnormal function of the immune system that causes the blood to produce antibodies against itself
Immunocompromised Immune/o= Protection Compromised A condition in which the immune system has been compromised by disease or immunosuppressive agents
Leukemia Leuk/o= White Emia= Blood A malignant blood disease marked y abnormal white blood cells or leukocytes
Metastasis Meta= Beyond, after, or change Stasis= Stop or control The spread of cancer cells beyond the original site of the tumor through blood or lymph
Anemia An= Not, without Emia= Blood A blood condition in which there is a re-conduction in the number of red blood cells
Hematology Hemat/o= Blood Logy= Study of Medical study of blood
Myeloma Myel/o= Bone marrow or spinal cord Oma= Tumor Tumor of the one marrow
Cholecystectomy Cholecyst/o= Gall bladder Ectomy= A surgical removal excision Surgical removal of the gall bladder
Cirrhosis Cirrh/o= Yellow Osis= Abnormal Condition Chronic liver condition that causes yellowing on tissues
Colonoscopy Col/o= Colon Scopy= Process of viewing Process of viewing the colon
Dyspepsia Dys= Difficult, painful Pepsia= Digestion The condition of indigestion, or of painful digestion
Dysphagia Dys= Difficult, painful Phag/o= Eat or swallow Ia= Pertaining to Pertaining to difficulty in eating or of painful digestion
Esophagitis Esophag/o= Esophagus Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the esophagus
Gastroenterologist Gastro= Stomach Enter/o= Intestines Ologist= Specialist in the study or treatment of Specialist in the study or treatment of the stomach and intestines
Nasogatric Nas/o= Nose Gastr/o= Stomach Ic= Pertaining to Pertaining to the nose and the stomach
Sublingual Sub= Below, under Lingua= Tongue Al= Pertaining to Pertaining to under the tongue
Nephrectomy Nephr/o= Kidney Ectomy= Surgical removal, excisions Surgical removal of kidney
Polyuria Poly= Many or excessive Ur/o= Urinary tract Ia= Condition of Condition in which one urinates excessively
Pyelonephritis Pyel/o= Renal Pelvis Nephr/o= Kidney Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the renal pelvis area of the kidney
Urologist Ur/o= Urinary tract Ologist= Specialist in the study or treatment of Physician who specializes in conditions of the urinary system
Conjunctivitis Conjuctiv/o= Conjunctiva Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the conjunctiva
Intraocular Intra= Within Ocul/o= Eye Ar= Pertaining to Pertaining to the inside of the eye
Optometry Ophthalm/o= Eye Ologist= Specialist in the study or treatment of Specialist in diseases of the eye
Photophobia Phot/o= Light Phobia= Abnormal fear Extreme sensitivity and discomfort from light
Myringitis Myring/o= Eardrum Itis= inflammation Inflammation of the tympanic membrane
Otitis Ot/o= ear Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the ear
Dermatitis Dermat/o= Skin Itis= Inflammation Inflammation of the skin
Dermatologist Dermat/o= Skin Ologist= Specialist in the study or treatment of Specialist in the study of diseases of the skin
Epidermal Epi= On, upon Derm/o= Skin Al= Pertaining to Pertaining to on the skin
Histology Hist/o= Tissue Logy= Study of The study of tissues
Percutaneous Per= Through Cutane/o= Skin Ous= Pertaining to Through the skin
Subcutaneous Sub= Below, under Cutane/o= Skin Ous= Pertaining to
Gynecologist Gynec/o= Woman Ologist= Specialist in the study or treatment of A physician who specializes in the reproductive system of a woman
Hysterectomy Hyster/o= Uterus Ectomy= Surgical removal, excision The surgical removal of the uterus
Mammogram Mamm/o= Breast Gram= Record An x-ray of the breast
Obstetrics Obstetr/o= Midwife Ic= Pertaining to The specialty pertaining to the care and treatment of mother and fetus throughout pregnancy
Vasectomy Vas/o= Vessel Ectomy= Surgical removal, excision Excision of part of the vas deferns to produce male sterility
Created by: Harshini K