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Lesson 1

Medical Terminology Lesson 1: Common Root Terms A - S

TermDefinition
adeno gland
calculi stone
cele tumor, cyst; hernia
cyto cell
glyco sweet, sugar
homeo, homo similar, same, like
linqua tongue
lip fat
lith stone
madaro falling hair
psych mind
pyo pus
radi rays
thermic heat
arthro joint
carpo wrist
chondro cartilage
costa rib
ili hip
cranio skull
dactyl finger
myel bone marrow
myo muscle
ortho straighten
osteo bone
pedi foot
spondyl vertebra
adenoma gland tumor
calculosis stones
hydrocele water cyst, tumor
cytology cells, study of
glycosuria sugar in the urine
homeostasis same environment
liguiform tongue-shaped
lipoma fat tumor
lithotripsty stone dissolve
madarosis loss of eyelashes or eyebrows
psycho mind; study of psychology; mental processes
pyogenic pus producing
radiology rays, study of
thermobiosis exists at high temperature
arthritis joint inflammation
chondromalacia cartilage, soft
intercostal between ribs
iliosacral ilium and sacrum
craniotomy skull incision
dactylitis finger inflammation
manus hand
manicure hand care
myeloma marrow tumor
myoedema muscle swelling
orthopedic concerning deformities
osteoplact bone surgery
pedicure foot care
spondylitis vertebrae inflammation
Created by: lwhid