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Med Term - Chapter 1

TermDefinition
Bio Life
Carcino Cancer
cardio heart
chemo chemical
ciso to cut
dermato skin
entero small intestine
gastro stomach
gyneco female
hemato blood
hemo blood
immuno immunity, protection
laryngo larynx
nephro kidney
neuro nerve
opthalmo eye
oto ear
patho disease
pulmuno lung
pnumo lung
rhino nose
hepato liver
pharyngo pharynx, throat
phasia speech
oxo oxygen
emo blood
gono seed
pnea breathing
trophy developement
emia blood condition
glyco sugar
venous vein
nato born
esthes sensation
plego paralysis
cyesis pregnancy
cysto urinary, bladder
erythro red
litho stones
arthro joint
chondro cartilage
blepharo eyelid
acouso hearing
myo muscles
-oma cancer, tumor, mass, fluid
-therapy treatment
-ion process
-logy study of
-itis inflammation
-megaly enlargement
-algia pain
-cele protrusion
-gen that which produces
-genic producing
-ia condition of
-plasty surgical repair
-iasis abnormal condition
-ism state of
-rrhea discharge
-um structure
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectasis widening, dialation
-logist someone who specializes in study of
-logy study of
-lytic pertaining to destruction
-lysis destruction
-malacia -cond. of abnormal softening
-opsy view of
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-plasm formation
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis drooping
-rrhage excessive or abnormal flow
-rrhagia condition of abnormal flow
-rrhea discharge
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing
-trophy development
-ac, -ic, -iac pertaining to
-al, -ile, -eal pertaining to
-an, -ine pertaining to
-ar, -ior pertaining to
-ary, -ory pertaining to
-tic, -atic pertaining to
-nic pertaining to
-ose, -ous pertaining to
-centesis puncture, to withdraw fluid
-stenosis narrowing (surgical)
-ectomy cutting out
-tomy process of cutting
-stomy process of creating a new opening
stoma mouth
-tome instrument used to cut
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy to suture
-gram record
-graph instrument used to make a recording
-graphy process of making recording
-meter instrument for measuring
-metry process of measuring
-scope instrument used to view
-scopic pertaining to viewing
-scopy process of viewing
in- in
a-, an-, de-, un- without, no, not
anti- against
auto- self
brady- slow
dys- painful, difficult, abnormal
de- taken away
un- never had
endo- inner, within
epi- above, upon
eu- normal
ex- outward
extra- outside of
hetero- different
homo- same
hyper- excessive
hypo- insufficient, below normal
in- in, not
inter- between
intra- within
macro- large
micro- small
neo- new
para- beside, abnormal, like parts of pair
per- through
peri- around, surrounding
post- after, behind
pre- before
pro- before
pseudo- false, fake
re- again
retro- backward, behind
sub- under
tachy- fast
trans- across
ultra- beyond
un- not
bi- two
hemi- half
mono- one
multi- many
nulli- none
pan- all
poly- many
quadri- four
tetra- four
tri- three
semi- partial
one vertebra two vertebrae
one thorax two thoraces
one appendix two appendices
one metastasis two metastases
one sarcoma two sarcomata
one phalanx two phalanges
one ganglion two ganglia
one nucleus two nuclei
one ovum two ova
one biopsy two biopsies
Created by: ElaineSestito