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Medical Terminology

Chapter 2

TermDefinition
adip/o; lip/o; steat/o fat
axill/o armpit
bi/o life
cephal/o head
cervic/o neck
cyt/o cell
hist/o; histi/o tissue
path/o disease
viscer/o internal organs
cili/o; pil/o hair
derm/o; dermat/o; cutane/o skin
onych/o; ungu/o nail
arthr/o joint
chondr/o cartilage
crani/o skull
cost/o rib
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
oste/o bone
pelvi/i pelvis
spin/o spine; spinal column; backbone
vertebr/o; spondyl/o vertebra
my/o; muscul/o muscle
tend/o; tendin/o tendon
blephar/o eyelid
cerebr/o; encephal/o brain
neur/o nerve
ophthalm/o; ocul/o eye
ot/o ear
aden/o gland
adren/o adrenal gland
parathyroid/o parathyroid gland
pituitar/o pituitary gland
thyroid/o thyroid gland
angi/o; vascul/o; vas/o vessel
arteri/o artery
cardi/o heart
hem/o; hemat/o blood
ven/o; phleb/o vein
adenoid/o adenoids
lymph/o lymph
lymphaden/o lymph glands; lymph nodes
lymphangi/o lymph vessels
splen/o spleen
tonsill/o tonsils
alveol/o air sac; alveolus
bronch/o; bronchi/o small bronchial tubes
laryng/o voice box; larynx
nas/o; rhin/o nose
pharyng/o throat; pharynx
phren/o diaphragm
pnuem/o; pneumon/o; pulmon/o lungs
thorac/o chest
trache/o windpipe; trachea
abdomin/o abdomen
cheil/o lips
col/o large intestine; colon
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
gloss/o; lingu/o tongue
hepat/o liver
or/o; stomat/o mouth
rect/o rectum
cyst/o bladder
ren/o; nephr/o kidneys
ureter/o ureters
urethr/o urethra
epididym/o epididymis
orchid/o; test/o; testicul/o testicle; testis
phall/o penis
prostat/o prostate gland
vas/o ducuts (vas) deferens
colp/o; vagin/o vagina
gynec/o female
mast/o; mamm/o breast
salping/o fallopian tubes; uterine tubes
uter/o; hyster/o; metr/o uterus
vulv/o vulva; external genitalia
Created by: JennGuest02
 

 



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