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Medical Terminology 125

Brady- Slow
A-; An- Without
Cyano- Blue
Dys- Painful
Exo- Outside of
Hyper- Excessive; too much
Hypo- Too little; not enough
Intra- Within
Leuko White
Peri- Around
Onco- Tumor
Retro- Behind
Tachy- Fast
-Algia Fast
-Asthenia Weakness
-Cele swelling, hernia, tumor
-Otomy incision into
-Pathy Disease
-Penia Shortage of
-Plasty repair of
-ptysis spitting
-rrhage excessive flow
-rrhaphy suture
-rhea flow or discharge
-tripsy to crush
-uria urine
Aden gland
Angl blood vessel
Arthr joint
Broncho Airway between the lungs
Ceph Head
Chloe Gall; bile
Cost rib
Cyst Bladder
Enceph Brain
Gastr Stomach
Hem Blood
Hepat Liver
Nephro Kidney
Phleb Vein
Pneumo Lung
Rhino Nose
Mental Chin
Digits fingers; toes
Writis Wrist
Histi/o tissue
Viscer/o of or pertaining to internal organs
Fundus- referring to the portion of the organ furthest from it's opening
Formix- Any vault-like or arched structure
Epithelial Tissue Composed of cells that line cavities and surfaces of structures throughout the body.
Connective Tissue Form of fibrous tissue. i.e. blood, cartilage, bone
Muscular Tissue force and cause motion. i.e. skeletal, cardiac, smooth
Nervous Tissue Main component of nervous system which regulates and controls body functions. i.e. brain, spinal cord, nerves.
Ipsilateral same side
Contralateral opposite sides
Medial Middle
Lateral sides
Supine lying on the back
Prone lying on the front
Anterior Front
Posterior Back
Superior Upward
Inferior Downward
Unilateral One Side
Bilateral Both Sides
Superficial Above the skin, or surface
Deep Below the skin
Proximal Near
Distal Far
Dextrad Right
Sinistrad Left
Afferent Toward
Efferent Away
Created by: CDizzle1986