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Med Term

Chapt 1,2, and 3

combining form combination of the root and the combining vowel
erythr/o red
cyte cells
nephr/o kidney
onc/o tumor
ren/o kidney
laparotomy incision of the abdomen
hyper excessive, more than normal, too much
cyst/o bladder
cephal head
tissues similar cells grouped together
mediastinum large area between the lungs
peritoneum membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen
lumbar loin or waist region; 5 bones; (L1-L5)
coccygeal coccyx or tailbone region; 4 fused bones; (s1-S5)
frontal(coronal) plane divides the body or body part,such as an organ, into front and back portions
anter/o front
epitheli/o skin, surface tissue
endocrine system composed of glands, sends chemical messengers called hormones into the blood to act on other glands and organs ex. thyroid gland, adrenal gland, pituary gland
urinary system produces urine and sends it out of the body through the kidneys, ureters, bladder, and urethra
spinal column long row of he bones from the neck to the tailbone
pneumon/o lung
inguin/o groin (area in which the thigh meets the trunk of the body)
isch/o to hold back
cholecyst/o gallbladder
salping/o Fallopian (uterine) tube
-melgaly enlargement
mammogram X-ray record of the breast
pharyngitis inflammation of the throat
meninges membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord
appendicitis inflammation of the appendix
Created by: HoganQ