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Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
aden/o gland
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
chem/o chemical
cis/o to cut
dermat/o skin
enter/o small intestine
gastr/o stomach
gynec/o female
hemat/o blood
hydr/o water
immun/o immunity
laryng/o voicebox
nephr/o kindey
neur/o nerve
ophthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
path/o disease
pulmon/o lung
rhin/o nose
a- without, away from
an- without
ante- before, in front of
anti- against
auto- self
brady- slow
contra- against
de- without
dys- painful, difficult, abnormal
endo- within, inner
epi- above, over
eso- inward
eu- normal, good
ex- external, outward
exo- outward
extra- outside of
hetero- different
homo- same
hydro- water
hyper- excessive, over, above
hypo- under, below
in- not, inward
inter- between, among
intra- within, inside
macro- large
micro- small
myo- to shut
neo- new
pan- all
-para beside, near, abnormal, two like parts of a pair
per- through
peri- around
post- after
pre- before, in front of
pro- before
pseudo- false
retro- backward, behind
sub- below, under
supra- above
tachy- fast
trans- through, across
ultra- beyond, excess
un- not
bi- two
hemi- half
mono- one
multi- many
nulli- none
poly- many
primi- first
quadri- four
semi- partial, half
tetra- four
tri- three
-algia pain
-cele hernia, protrusion
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectasis dilation
-gen that which produces
-genesis produces, generates
-genic producing, produced by
-ia state, condition
-iasis abnormal condition
-iatry medical treatment
-ism state of
-itis inflammation
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-lysis destruction
-lytic destruction
-malacia abnormal softening
-megaly enlargement, large
-oid resembling
-oma tumor, mass
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-phobia fear
-plasia development, growth
-plasm formation, development
-ptosis drooping
-rrhage excessive, abnormal flow
-rrhagia abnormal flow condition
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardening
-stenosis narrowing
-therapy treatment
-trophy nourishment, development
-ule small
-centesis puncture
-ectomy surgical removal
-ostomy surgical opening
-otomy cut into, make incision
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy procedure of suturing
-gram record of picture
-graph instrument used to record
-graphy process of recording
-meter instrument used to measure
-metry process of measuring
-scope instrument used to examine
-scopy process of examining
Created by: Ashleyfriend28
 

 



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