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medical terminolgy

ch 1,2,3,4, 10

TermDefinition
algia pain, suffering
Dys bad, difficult, or painful
ectomy surgical removal, cutting out
hyper excessive, increased
hypo deficient, decreased
itis inflamtion
osis abnormal condition
ostomy The surgical creation of an artificial opening to the body surface
otomy cutting , surgical incision
plasty surgical repair
rrahage bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
rrhaphy surgical suturing
rrhea flow or discharge
rrhexis rupture
sclerosis abnormal hardening
abdominocentesis
acronym
angiography
appendectomy
arteriosclerosis
arthralgia
colostomy
cyanosis
dermatologist
diagnosis
diarrhea
edema
endarterial
eponym
erythrocyte
fissure
fistula
gastralgia
gastritis
gastreoenteritis
gastrosis
hemorrhage
hepatomegaly
hypertension
hypotension
infection
inflammation
interstital
intramuscular
laceration
lesion
malaise
mycosis
myelopathy
myorrhexis
natal
neonatology
otorhinolayrngology
palpation
palpitation
pathology
phalanges
poliomyelitis
prognosis
pyoderma
pyorosis
caus/o burning, burn
cerebr/0 cerebrum, brain
concuss/o shaken together , violently agitated
contus/o bruise
encephal brain
esthesia sensation, feeling
esthet/o feeling , nervous sensation, sense of perception
graphy the procoss of producing a picture or record
mening/o membrane, meninges
myel/o spjnal cord
nuer/i /o nerve tissue, nerve
phobia abnormal fear
radicul/o root , or nerve root
tropic having an affinity for
central nervous system brain+ spinal cord
peripheral nervous system sensory receptors + peripheral nerves
ganglion nerve center made up of a cluster of nerve cell boodies outside the central nervous system
innervattion supply of nerves to a specific body part
plexus
Created by: jahilyn96