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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
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