Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Med Term Word Parts

Med Term zWord Parts

QuestionAnswer
A-, AN- without, away from, negative, not
ANTI- against
BRADY- slow
DYS- bad, difficult, painful
END-, ENDO- within, in, inside
EX- out of, outside, away from
HEMI- half
HYPER- excessive, increased
HYPO- deficient, decreased
INTER- between, among
INTRA- within, inside
MACRO- large, abnormal size, long
NEO- new, strange
PERI- surrounding, around
POLY- many
POST- after, behind
PRE- before, in front of, forward
SUB- under, less, below
SUPER-, SUPRA- above, excessive
TACHY- fast, rapid
-AC, -AL pertaining to, relating to
-ALGIA pain, suffering, painful condition
-ARY pertaining to
-CELE hernia, tumor, swelling
-CENTESIS surgical puncture to remove fluid
-CYTE cell
-DESIS to bind, tie together
-ECTOMY surgical removal, cutting out
-ECTASIS stretching, dialation, enlargement
-EMIA blood, blood condition
-ESTHESIA sensation, feeling
-GRAM, -GRAPH picture or record
-GRAPHY process of producing a picture or record
-IA abnormal condition, disease
-IC pertaining to
-ITIS inflammation
-LYSIS breakdown, separation, setting free, destruction, loosening
-MALACIA abnormal softening
-MEGALY enlargement
-NECROSIS tissue death
-STENOSIS abnormal hardening
-OLOGIST specialist
-OLOGY science or study of
-OMA tumor, neoplasm
-OSIS abnormal condition, disease
-OSTOMY surgical creation of an opening to the body surface
-OTOMY cutting, surgical incision
-PATHY disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
-PAUSE stopping
-PEXY surgical fixation
-PLASTY surgical repair
-TRIPSY to crush
-PLEGIA paralysis
-PNEA breathing
-PTOSIS prolapse, drooping forward
-RRHAGIA, -RRHAGE bleeding, abnormal excessive fluid discharge
-RRHAPHY surgical suturing
-RRHEA flow or discharge
-RRHEXIS rupture
-SCLEROSIS abnormal hardening
-SCOPE instrument for visual examination
-SCOPY visual examination
-URIA urination, urine
ANGI/O pertaining to blood or lymph vessels
AORT/O aorta
ARTERI/O artery
ATHER/O plaque, fatty substance
CARD/O, CARDI/O heart
ECH/O sound
HEM/O, HEMAT/O blood, pertaining to the blood
PHLEB/O vein
THROMB/O clot
VEN/O vein
RADI/O radiation, x-rays
CHOLECTYST/O gallbladder
COL/O, COLON/O colon, large intestine
PROCT/O anus & rectum
ENTER/O small intestine
ESOPHAG/O esophagus
GASTR/O stomach
HEPAT/O liver
SIGMOID/O sigmoid colon
ADIP/O fat
ALBIN/O white
CEPHAL/O head
CERVIC/O neck, cervix
CORON/O coronary, crown
CYAN/O blue
CYT/O cell
ERYTHR/O red
HIST/O tissue
LAPAR/O abdomen, abdominal wall
LEUK/O white
LIP/O fat, lipid
MELAN/O black, dark
MYC/O fungus
PATH/O disease, suffering, feeling, emotion
PY/O pus
PYR/O fever, fire
SARC/O flesh, connective tissue
CARCIN/O cancerous
ONC/O tumor
ADEN/O lymphatic system, gland
ADREN/O adrenal glands
GONAD/O sex gland
PANCREAT/O pancrease
THYR/O, THYROID/O thyroid gland
CUTANE/O skin
DERM/O, DERMAT/O skin
HIDR/O sweat
SEB/O sebum
UNGU/O nail
XER/O dry
SPLEN/O spleen
FASCI/O fascia, fibrous band
MY/O muscle
TEN/O, TEND/O, TENDIN/O tendon, stretch out, extend, strain
ENCEPHAL/O brain
MENING/O meninges, membranes
NEUR/I, NEUR/O nerve, nerve tissue
COLP/O vagina
HYSTER/O uterus
MEN/O menstruation, menses
BRONCH/O, BRONCHI/O bronchial tube, bronchus
LARYNG/O larynx, throat
PHARYNG/O throat, pharynx
PLEUR/O pleura, side of body
PNEUM/O, PNEUMON/O lung, air
PULM/O, PULMON/O lung
TRACHE/O trachea, windpipe
ANKLY/O crooked, bent, stiff
ARTHR/O joint
CHONDR/O cartilage
METR/O, METRI/O uterus
OV/O egg
OOPHOR/O, OVARI/O ovary
ORCH/O, ORCHID/O testicles, testis, testes
SALPING/O uterine (fallopian) tube, auditory (eustachian) tube
UTER/O uterus
VAGIN/O vagina
COST/O rib
CRANI/O skull
MYEL/O spinal cord, bone marrow
OSS/E, OSS/I, OST/O, OSTE/O bone
SPONDYL/O vertebrae, vertebral column
THORAC/O chest
KERAT/O horny, hard, cornea
MYRING/O tympanic membrane, eardrum
OPTIC/O, OPT/O eye, vision
OT/O ear, hearing
RETIN/O retina
SCLER/O sclera, white of eye, hard
TYMPAN/O tympanic membrane, eardrum
CYST/O urinary bladder, cyst, sac of fluid
LITH/O stone, calculus
NEPHR/O kidney
PYEL/O renal pelvis, bowl of kidney
REN/O kidney
URETER/O ureter
URETHR/O urethra
Created by: kld0519
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards