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SSCT Medical Term

SSCT Medical Terminology Web3 Chapters 3 & 4 & Abbreviations

QuestionAnswer
abd abdomen
BaE barium enema
BMR basal metabolic rate
DM diabetes mellitus
GI gastrointestinal
IBD inflammatory bowel disease
LFTs liver function tests
NG tube nasogastric tube
NPO nothing by mouth
TPN total parental nutrition
UGI upper gastrointestinal
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus berry shaped bacterium (plural bacteria)
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, removal, resection
-emia blood condtion
-genesis condition of producing, or forming
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction, separation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass, collection of fluid
-opsy to view
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia development, formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope intstrument for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stomy opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision, cutting into
-trophy development, nourishment
-er one who
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-ole little, small
-ule little, small
-um structure, tissue
-ium structure, tissue
-us structure, substance
-y condition, process
-ac pertaining to
-iac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-genic pertaining to, producing, produced by, or in
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-oid resembling
-ose pertaining to, full of
-ous pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus berry shaped bacterium (plural bacteria)
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, removal, resection
-emia blood condtion
-genesis condition of producing, or forming
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-lysis breakdown, destruction, separation
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass, collection of fluid
-opsy to view
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia development, formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope intstrument for visual examination
-scopy process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stomy opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-therapy treatment
-tomy incision, cutting into
-trophy development, nourishment
-er one who
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-ole little, small
-ule little, small
-um structure, tissue
-ium structure, tissue
-us structure, substance
-y condition, process
-ac pertaining to
-iac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-genic pertaining to, producing, produced by, or in
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-oid resembling
-ose pertaining to, full of
-ous pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
abdomin/o abdomen
acr/o extremeties, top, extreme point
acu/o sharp, severe, sudden
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
amni/o amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
axill/o armpit
bi/o life
blephar/o eyelid
bronch/o bronchial tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs)
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
chem/o drug. chemical
chondr/o cartilage
chron/o time
col/o colon (large intestine)
cyst/o urinary bladder
encephal/o brain
erythr/o red
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o water, fluid
ingiun/o groin
isch/o to hold back
lapar/o abdomen, abdominal wall
laryng/o larynx (voice box)
leuk/o white
lymph/o lymph
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
morph/o shape, form
muc/o mucus
my/o muscle
myel/o spinal cord, bone marrow
necr/o death (of cells or whole body)
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
neutr/o neutrophil (a white blood cell)
nucle/o nucleas
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
path/o disease
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o to eat, swallow
phleb/o vein
plas/o formation, development
pleur/o pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)
pneumon/o lungs
pulmon/o lungs
radi/o x-rays
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
sarc/o flesh
splen/o spleen
staphyl/o clusters
strept/o twisted chains
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot
tonsill/o tonsils
ven/o vein
carp/o wrist
cib/o meals
cis/o to cut
cost/o rib
cutane/o skin
dactyl/o fingers, toes
duct/o to lead, carry
flex/o to bend
furc/o forking, branching
gloss/o tongue
glyc/o sugar
immun/o protection
morph/o shape, form
mort/o death
nat/i birth
nect/o to bind, tie, connect
norm/o rule, order
ox/o oxygen
pub/o pubis (pubic bone) anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
seps/o infection
somn/o sleep
son/o sound
the/o to put, place
thel/o nipple
thyr/o thyroid gland; shield
top/o place, position, location
tox/o poison
trache/o windpipe, trachea
urethr/o urethra
-blast embryonic, immature
-crine to secrete
-cyesis pregnancy
-drome to run
-fusion coming together; to pour
-gen substance that produces
-lapse to side, fall, sag
-lysis breakdown, separation, loosening
-meter to measure
-mission to send
-or one who
-partum birth, labor
-phoria to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
-physis to grow
-plasia development, formation
-plasm structure or formation
-pnea breathing
-ptosis droop, sag, prolapse
-rrhea flow, discharge
-stasis stop, control
-trophy nourishment, development
a- no, not, without
an- no, not, without
ab- away from
ad- toward
ana- up, apart
ante- before, forward
anti- against
auto- self, own
bi- two
brady- slow
cata- down
con- with, together
contra- against, opposite
de- down, lack of
dia- through, complete
dys- bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec- out, outside
ecto- out, outside
en- in, within
endo- in, within
epi- upon, on, above
eu- good, normal
ex- out, away from
hemi- half
hyper- excessive, above
hypo- deficient, under
in- not
in- into, within
infra- beneath
inter- between
intra- into, within
macro- large
mal- bad
meta- beyond, change
micro- small
neo- new
pan- all
para- abnormal, beside, near
per- through
peri- surrounding
poly- many, much
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front of
pro- before, foward
pseudo- false
re- back, again
retro- behind, backward
sub- under
supra- above, upper
syn- together, with
sym- together, with
tachy- fast
trans- across, through
ultra- beyond, excess
uni- one
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