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Medical Terminology

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angi(o) means blood vessel. is its combining form. For example, _____ is a technique for producing images of the insides of blood vessels
arteri(o) means artery. is its combining form. For example, _____ is a hardening of the arteries
arthr(o) means joint. is its combining form. For example, _____ is the inflammation of one or more joints
bio means life. For example, a_____ studies life and living things
bronch(i)(o) means the air passages of the lungs. is its combining form. For example, _____ is an inflammation of the air passages of the lungs.
carcin(o) means an abnormal growth or tumor. It can also mean an open sore on or in the body, called an ulcer. is its combining form. For example, a _____ is a type of cancer, or disease
cardi(o) means heart. is its combining form. For example, _____ is a disease or deterioration of the muscle tissue of the heart.
crine means secrete or release. For example, _____ is the study of how organs in the body secrete or release chemicals throughout the body
cyt(o) means cell. is its combining form. For example, _____ is the study of cells. Cells are the most basic units of life
audi(o) means sound or to hear. is its combining form. For example, an _____ is a doctor who specializes in hearing
Created by: rleroux