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midterm terms

preffix suffixes and root words for midterm

TermDefinition
-algia pain
dys- abnormal, painful, difficult
-ectomy surgical removal of
hyper- above normal, excessive
hypo- below normal, underneath, inferior
-itis inflammation
-osis a condition, disease or increase
-ostomy formation of a new opening
-otomy cutting, surgical incision
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhage heavy discharge
-rrhaphy suturing
-rrhea discharge, flowing
-rrhexis rupture
-schelrosis hardening of the skin
aden/o gland
adip/o fat or fatty tissue
anter/o front, before
caud/o tail; lower part of body
cephal/o head
cyt/o, -cyte cell
end-, endo- within, inside
exo- out of, away from, outside
histo/o, histi/o tissue
-ologist specialist
-ology study/ science of
path/o, -pathy disease, suffering
plas/I, plas/o, -plsia formation, development
poster/o back of body; behind
-statis, -static control, maintenance of a constant level
ankyl/o crooked, bent, stiff
arthr/o joint
chondr/I, chondr/o cartilage
cost/o ribs
crani/o skull
-desis to bind, tie together
kyph/o bent, hump
lord/o curve, swayback, bent
-lysis loosening or setting free
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
oss/e, oss/I, ost/o, oste/o bone
scoli/o curved, bent
spondyl/o vertebrae, vertebral column, backbone
synovi/o, synov/o synovial membrane, synovial fluid
-um singular noun ending
bi- two
-cele hernia, abnormal protrusion
dys- bad, difficult
fasci/o fascia, fiborous brand
-ia abnormal condition, disease
-ic pertaining to
kines/o, kinesi/o movement
my/o muscle
-plegia paralysis
-rrhexis rupture
tax/o order; coordination
ten/o, tend/o, tendin/o tendon, stretch out, extend
ton/o tension, stretching, tone
tri- three
Created by: 1berev2