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Anatomy week1

The foundation of a word is known as the Root
Word beginnings are called Prefixes
A letter linking a suffix and a root, or linking two roots . In a term is the Combining vowel Almost always “o”
The combination of a root and a combining vowel is known as the Combining form
When reading a medical term you read from The suffix To the prefix To the root
Word endings are called Suffixes
algia Pain
emia blood condition
oma tumor
ectomy removal
gram To record
genic Pertaining to Producing Produced by Produced in
tomy Process of cutting Incision
scopy The process of visual examination
scope The instrument of visual examination
sis State of condition
osis Condition
pathy Disease condition
itis Inflammation
ma Inflammation of the skin
rrhea Discharge of fluid
ectasis Dialatiin
ia Lengthy suffering Condition
iasis Skin disease
megaly Enlarged Enlargement
oid Growth that resembles fibres
pathy Disease
penia Decrease
sclerosis Gardening Thickening
dia Complete Through
endo Within
peri Surrounding Around
hyper excessive More than normal
sub under Below
Trans across Through
a Lack of Without
amphi On both sides
ante Before
anti Against Opposed to
bi Twice Double
cata Down Complete
Circum Around
dia Across Through
dys Difficult Painful
ec Out Out of Outward
en In Within
endo Inside
hypo Under below Insufficient
inter Between
intra Within Inside
meta After Behind Change
para Beside About Near
peri Around About
pre Before
post after
ophthalmo Eye
hepato Liver
arthro Joints
cardio Heart
dermo Skin
dermato Skin
nephro Kidney
Erythro Red
gastro Stomach
hemo Blood
osteo Bones
adeno Gland
psycho Mind
Thrombo Clotting To clot
carcino Cancer
cyto Cell
hemato Blood
ceohalo Head
cerebro Largest part of the head
leuko White
Reno Kidney
neuro Nerve
cysto Bladder
hystero uterus
metro Uterus
Encephalo Brain
gingivo Guns
stoma Mouth
hepato Liver
rhino Nose
Glosso Tongue
linguo Tongue
colo Large intestine
gastro Stomach
phlebo Vein
veno Vein
Created by: ShellyBee



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