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Suffixes&Prefixes

some medical terms

TermDefinition
Cardiac Pertaining to the heart
Neural Related to the nerve system
arthralagia Pain of the joints
erythrocyte Red blood cells
Nephrectomy Excision of a kidney
leukemia A blood condition of white blood cells
carcinogenic Pertaining to producing cancer
Hemoglobin Protein of the blood
electroencephalogram Record of the electricity of the brain
Gastric Related to the stomach
excision process of cutting
Ophthalmologist Specialist of the eye
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
endocrinology The study of endocrine glands and hormones.
hepatoma A malignant tumor of the liver
Nephrosis Abnormal condition of the kidney
Enteropathy Adisease condition of the intestine, especially the small intestine
endoscope Instrument to visually examine internal parts of the body.
endoscopy process of visually examining internal parts of the body
prognosis It is a prediction about the outcome of an illness.
Osteotomy Process of cutting bone
gastroenterology process of studying the stomach and the intestine
Anemia Without blood
Autopsy The examination of a dead body with one’s own eyes to determine the cause of death and nature of disease
Diagnosis State of complete knowledge
endocrinologist A doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of children with diseases of the endocrine system
Epigastric Above the stomach
excision The action of excising something.
Hyperthyroidism A condition of over activated thyroid gland فرط نشاط الغدة الدرقية
hypogastric Below the stomach
Pericardium The pericardium is the membrane that surrounds the heart
prostate gland A gland “stands” (-state) before or in front of the urinary bladder
retrocardiac Related to behind the heart
subhepatic Related to below the liver
transhepatic Related to across the liver
Created by: rebwar