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Medical Terminology

350 Med-Terms

ptosis falling
gen original, production
glosso tongue
gram record
hem(at) blood
hemi half
hydro water
ostomy create an opening
ost bone
para beside, beyond
ophtalm eye
oid like
odont tooth
melan black
my muscle
mani madness
lysis loosening, destruction
lith stone
lobo section
leuk white
lingua tongue
iasis condition
hyster uterus
hypo under
hyper above, more than normal
epi upon
end inside, within
emesis vomiting
erythro red
dyn pain
esthesia sensation
dent teeth
cyst sac containing fluid
cyan blue
crani skull
cost rib
chondr cartilage
chole bile
cervic neck
cauda tail
cephal head
carcin cancer
cyt cell
cheil lip
cele hernia
benign mild, not cancerous
burso sac
brady slow
auto self
algia pain
acro extremities
vaso vessels
trip friction, rubbing
trans through, across
supra above
strept twist
scop observe
steno narrow, contracted
semen seed
rhexis burst, break
retr(o) backwards
psycho mind
proct anus
penia decrease
otomy cut into
osis any condition
ologist specialist
ology the study of
nephr kidney
megal enlarged
malacia soft
itis inflammation
oma tumor
arthr joint
hepat liver
enter intestines
ectomy surgical removal
dermat skin
cerebr brain
cardi heart
blephar eyelid
angi vessels
aden gland
gastr stomach
gingiv gum
spasm involuntary contraction
myring eardrum
mast breast
lip fat
ectasis expansion
desis binding
contra against, counter
celio abdomen
cantho angle at the end of the eyelid
trophy development
spondyl spinal column, vertebrae
rrhaphy suture
rhin nose
plast surgical repair
path disease
pneum lung
crine to secrete
phren mind
corne horny
iris rainbow
kerat horny
pulmo lung
alveol cavity
radi ray
edema swelling
dactyl finger, toe
metabol(e) change
aer air
glyco sweet
spiro coil
sub under
or mouth
oto ear
centesis puncture
scirr(h) hard
lacrim tear
squam scale
bili bile
pyle gate
onych nail, claw
lact milk
mening membrane
myel marrow
sphenic wedge
pexy suspension
hallux big toe
physio nature
bucc(o) cheek
palpebr eyelid
plasia development
rug wrinkle, fold, crease
aur ear
acoust(i) hearing
colpo hollow, vagina
phon sound
leio smooth
cor heart
encephal brain
thalam inner chamber
dendr tree, branching
phleb vein
tympan eardrum
umbilic navel
salpingo tube
asthenia weakness
iso equal
tarso ankle
pod foot
ocul eye
lapar abdominal wall
ment mind
dacry tear
scler(a) hard
trachel neck
sinus hollow space
hypno sleep
antr cavity
dura hard
anti against
fascia sheet
plexus braid
cec blind passage
macul spot
vesic bladder
viscero organ
ren kidney
sept wall, fence
phage to eat
plak plate
oment covering
sedat quiet, calm
furca fork-shaped
radic root
fistul pipe
pariet wall
gravid pregnant
onco tumor
ovar egg
orchi testis
pilo hair
histo tissue
stoma mouth
helio sun
astr star shaped
tope place
somato body
adnexa ties
malign bad
cilia eyelash
myco fungus
thorac chest
ependym wrapping
part labor, bring forth
oophor ovary
ptyal saliva
tarso framework of the upper eyelid
cheir hand
digit finger, toe
dors back
gangli swelling
grad walk, take steps
micr small
later side
phob fear
phot light
peri about, around
trich hair
maxill upper jaw bone
pre in front of, before
post after
tegument skin, covering
pharmac drug
somni sleep
plegia paralysis
thel nipple
tumor swelling
macro large
tens stretch
proxim nearest
scol curved
apo away from
di twice
dia through
eury broad
pect chest
necr dead
mi less
morph form
dis apart
fac make, do
lept slender
lymph watery fluid
rrhag burst forth
sta stand
ton stretch
volv to roll
splanchn internal organs
rrhe flow
med middle
xer dry
per throughout
blast bud
cine move
calc heel, stone
gemin twin
gran grain, particle
labi lip
pept digest
pleur rib, side
mamm breast
colla glue
rachi spinal column
dys bad
cut skin
en in
mechano machine
pro in front of, before
dynam power
osmo odors
traumat wound
an, a without, not
phak lens
strict draw tight
turbin shaped like a top
ameb change
semi half
neo new
hormone excite
therm heat
syn together
vuls(e) twitch, pull
metr uterus
pan all
poly many
ramus branching
neuro nerve
lumbo loins
thromb lump, clot
ab away from, not
ante before
ex out, away from
lien spleen
vestibule entrance
puer child
sarc flesh
proli offspring
lal speech
intra within
inter between
infra beneath
cryo cold
mal bad
glom ball
spas draw, pull
meta beyond
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