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Medical Terminology


Meaning Terminology
-ac pertaining to (cardiac)
-al pertaining to (neural)
-algia pain (arthralgia)
-cyte cell (erythrocyte)
-ectomy excision, removal (nephrectomy)
-emia blood condition (leukemia)
-genic pertaining to, producing (carcinogenic)
-globin protein (hemoglobin)
-gram record (electroencephalogram)
-ic,-ical pertaining to (gastric, neurologic)
-ion process (excision)
-ist specialist (Opthomologist)
-itis inflammation (cystitis)
-logy process of study (endocrinology)
-osis tumor, mass, swelling (hepatoma)
-oma process of viewing (biopsy)
-opsy disease condition (enteropathy)
-osis condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
-pathy disease condition (enteropathy)
-scope instrument to visually examine
-scopy process of visually examining (endoscopy)
-sis state of, condition (prognosis)
-tomy process of cutting, incision (osteotomy)
-y process, condition (gastroenterology)
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Created by: MissMeeMee