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Elizabeth R Ibarra

Appendix A highlighted Terms

emesis vomit
Pre- Before, in front of
rhin/o nose
oste/o bone
-pathy disease
Hyper- above; excessive
Semi- half
-itis inflammation
gastr/o stomach
Anti- against
-ectomy surgical removal; excision
audi/o hearing sound
hepat/o liver
Ante- before, forward
-algia pain
Hyperglycemia hyper= above, excessive, glyc/o=glucose, sugar, emia=blood ;... Too much sugar in the blood
Tachycardia tachy=fast, cardi/o= heart, ia=pertaining to ; ... Pertaining to a faster heart rate
Rhinorrhea rhin/o=nose, rrhea=flow, discharge ;... discharge from the nose
Subcutaneous sub=below, under, cutane/o=skin, ous= pertaining to ; ... pertaining to below the skin
Sublingual sub=below, under, lingua= tongue al= pertaining to ; .... pertaining to under the tongue
Arthritis Arthr/o = joint itit=inflammation ;... inflammation of the joints
Otitis ot/o= ear itis=inflammation ;... inflammation of the ear
Dyspnea Dys=difficult, painful pepsia=digestion ;.... The condition of indigestion, or of painful digestion
Bradycardia Brady=slow, cardi/o = heart, ia= pertaining to ;.... pertaining to slow heart rate
Metastasis meta= beyond, after, or change stasis=stop or control ;... The spread of cancer cells beyond the original site of the tumor through blood or lymph
Myocardium my/o= muscle, cardi/o= heart ium=structure, tissue ;.... Heart muscle tissue
Hypokalemia hypo=below or deficient, kal/i=potassium, emi=blood ;.... Low blood potassium
Conjunctivitis conjunctiv/o= conjunctiva itis=inflammation; ... inflammation of the conjunctiva
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