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KSS SM 2 VocabTest 1

SM 2 VocabTest 1

a-, an- absence or lack
ab- departing from; away from
ad- to or towards
bi- two
cardi-, cardio- heart
cerebro- brain (especially the cerebrum)
circum- around
co-, con- together
contra- against
crani- skull
de- undoing, reversal, loss, removal
di- twice, double
dia- through, between
epi- over, above
exo- outside, beyond
gastr- stomach
glosso- tongue
hemi- half
hepat- liver
hist- tissue
im- not
inter- between
intra- within, inside
iso- equal, same
macro- large
mal- bad, abnormal
micro- small
mono- single
multi- many
myelo- spinal cord, marrow
oculo- eye
odonto- tooth
ophthalmo- eye
ortho- straight or correct
osteo- bone
oto- ear
peri- around
semi- half
steno- narrow
sub- beneath, under
super- above, upon
sym-, syn- together, with
tachy- rapid
therm- heat
trans - across, through
tri- three
viscero- organ, viscera
-gen agent that initiates
-ia condition
-malacia soft
-oid like, resembling
-opia defect of the eye
-ory referring to, of
-pathy disease
-plasty reconstruction of a part, plastic surgery
-plegia paralysis
-rrhagia abnormal or excessive discharge
-scope instrument used for examination
-ty condition of, state
-uria urine
Abscess a localized collection of pus
Adhesions tissues abnormally bound or stuck together as a result of inflammation
Adipose fatty tissue
Amenorrhea absence or suppression of menstruation
Aphiarthroses slightly moveable joints having a pad of either hyaline or fibro cartilage located adjoining bony surfaces
Apnea temporary cessation of breathing
Anesthesia loss of feeling or sensation
Anoxia lack of oxygen
Anti-inflammatory drugs designed to prevent swelling and reduce inflammation
Antipyretic agent that relieves or reduces fever
Anuria absence of or defective excretion of urine
Apophysis bony outgrowth to which muscles attach
Arthroscopy viewing the inside of a joint through an arthroscope using a small video camera lens
Aspiration The drawing of a fluid or foreign matter in, out, up, or through by means of suction
Avascular lack of blood circulation
Axilla armpit
Brachial Plexus network of nerves arising from lower cervical spine nerves that generates the five peripheral nerves which innervate the upper extremity; Located below the clavicle and in the arm pit
Cauliflower Ears a descriptive term for an ear condition caused by bleeding (hematoma) that looks like the surface of a cauliflower; It occurs in wrestlers and boxers due to continued trauma to the lateral surface of the ear
Chondral pertaining to cartilage
Collagen the major protein of connective tissue
Comatose A state of coma or profound unconsciousness caused by disease or injury
Concentric the muscle shortens while contracting against resistance
Conduction heating through direct contact with a hot medium
Conjunctiva mucous membrane that lines the eyes
Debride removal of dirt and dead tissue from a wound
Dermatome segmental skin area innervated by various segments of the spinal cord
Diplopia double vision
Diathermy use of electrical current to increase circulation by heating
Dyspnea difficult or painful breathing
Eccentric the process of muscle contraction and stretch of the muscle-tendon unitby an extrinsic force(lengthening contraction)
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