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188 Terminology Term

TermDefinition
a, an without
ad toward
ante before
anti against
dis apart, away
dys painful
endo within
extra outside
hyper above, excessive
hypo below, deficient
inter between
intra within, inside
neo new
per through
post after
pre before
sub under, beneath
supra above
bi two/both sides
hemi half
para beside, near
peri around, about
trans across, through
adeno gland
aero air
arthro joint
broncho bronchus
cardio heart
cerebro brain
chole bile
chondro/io cartilage
costo rib
cysto bladder
cyto cell
derma skin
gastro stomach
gyne woman
hema / hemat blood
hepat liver
leuko white
nephro kidney
thrombus blood clot
arthro joint
colo colon
cranio skull
herni rupture
hyster uterus
lipo fat
litho stone
mast breast
osteo bone
tracheo trachea
stoma opening
oopher ovary
rhino nose
ac, ic, al, eal, ary, pertaining to
algia pain
cide kill
emia blood
genic origin
gram record / image of
itis inflammation
megaly large or enlargement
necrosis death of tissue
ology study of
oma tumor
pathy disease
rrhage flow
cise cut
ectomy surgical removal
oscopy visual examination
ostomy creation of a new opening
otomy incision into an organ
pexy surgical fixation
plasty surgical restoration
rrhaphy to suture
tome a cutting instrument
AAA repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm
ACL anterior cruciate ligament
ACF anterior cervical fusion
ALIF anterior lumbar interbody fusion
AKA above knee amputation
AV Graft arteriovenous graft
BMT bilateral myringotomy with tubes
BSO bilateral salpingo–oophorectomy
BKA below knee amptuation
CABG coronary artery bypass graft
CR closed reduction
D&C dilitation (dilation) and curettage
EGD esophagogastroduodenoscopy
ESS endoscopic sinus surgery
EUA exam under anesthesia
I&D incision and drainage
ICD implantable cardioverter–defribrillator
IMN intramudullary nail
IORT intraoperative radiation therapy
LAVH laparoscopic–assisted vaginal hysterectomy
L&B laryngoscopy and bronchoscopy
LP lumbar puncture
MIDCAB minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass
MIS minimally invasive surgery
ORIF open reduction internal fixation
PAL power assisted liposuction
PCI percutaneous coronary intervention
PDA patent ductus arteriosis
PEG percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy
PICC insertion of peripherally inserted central catheter
PLIF posterior lumbar interbody fusion
STSG split thickness skin graft
TAH total abdominal hysterectomy
TEE transesophageal echocardiogram
THA total hip arthroplasty
TURP transurethral resection of the prostate
VATS video assisted thoracospic surgery
VP Shunt ventriculo–peritoneal shunt
Wound VAC wound vac assisted closure
XLIF extreme lateral interbody fusion
post after
IOL intraocular lens
TKA total knee arthroplasty
excise to cut out
para beside or near
intercosto between the ribs
hypo below
root tells the primary meaning of a term
ectomy surgical removal
cardi heart
hyper above
hyperglycemia high blood sugar
rhinoplasty surgical repair of the nose
dermopathy skin disease
lithotripsy surgical crushing of a stone
subcutaneous beneath the skin
periosteal pertaining to around the bone""
glomectomy excision of a glomus (as the carotid body)
cholecystectomy removal of gallbladder
hypophysectomy removal of the pituitary gland
nephrectomy excision of a kidney
osteotomy incision into bone
thrombectomy excision of a clot
tympanoplasty reconstruct the middle ear
cleisis closure, occlusion
desis fusion
lysis freeing of, reduction of
oma tumor or neoplasm
oorhaphy repair of
adeno gland
colpo vagina
cysto bladder
lamin posterior vertebral arch
orchio testicle
os opening (mouth) or bone
pyelo pelvis of kidney
salping fallopian tube
splanchno viscera, abdominal organs
teno tendon
trachel neck
vas vessel or duct
hemicolectomy removal of half of the colon
pneumonectomy removal of lung
salpinooophorectomy removal of fallopian tube and ovary
craniotomy incision into cranium
myringotomy cut into tympanic membrane
thoracotomy cut into chest
arthroplasty reconstruct a joint
rhinoplasty repair of a nose
blepharoplasty repair of eye lid
herniorrhaphy repair of a rupture (hernia)
colostomy new opening into colon
gastrojejunostomy new connection between stomach and jejunum
tracheostomy make opening in trachea
bronchoscopy examine lung through a scope
colonoscopy examine colon through a scope
cystoscopy examine urinary bladder through a scope
laparoscopy examine abdomen/ pelvis through a scope
orchiopexy fixation of a testicle
tuboplasty repair of a fallopian tube
hydrocelectomy excision of a hydrocele
cystectomy removal of urinary bladder
episiotomy incision into the perineum
lithotomy cut into a duct or organ to remove a stone
tenorrhaphy surgical repair of tendon
gastrectomy removal of stomach
angioplasty to reconstruct an artery or vein
arthroscopy visual examination of a joint
tome cutting instrument
laminectomy removal of part of a lamina
encephalopathy disease of the brain