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Language of Medicine

Language of medicine chapter 3

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acr/o extremities
acu/o sharp, acute
amni/o amnion
angi/o vessel
arteri/o artery
axill/o armpit
blephar/o eyelid
bronch/o bronchial tubes
chem/o drugs, chemicals
col/o colon
hydr/o water
isch/o to hold back
lapar/o abdomen
laryng/o larynx
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
morph/o shape
muc/o mucus
myel/o spinal cord
my/o muscle
necr/o death
ophthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
peritone/o peritoneum
phag/o to eat or swallow
phleb/o vein
plas/o formation, development
pneumon/o lungs
pulmon/o lungs
rect/o rectum
ren/o kidney
splen/o spleen
staphl/o clusters
strept/o twisted chains
ven/o vein
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical procedure to remove fluid
-coccus berry shaped baterium
-dynia pain
-genesis forming
-graph instrument of recording
-graphy process of recording
-lysis breakdown
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia development, formation
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping
-sclerosis hardening
-stasis stopping
-stomy opening made to form a mouth
-therapy treatment
-trophy development
-er one who
-ia condition
-ole little
-ule little
-um, -ium tissue
-us structure
-y condition
-ar pertaining to
-ary pertaining to
-oid resembling
-ous pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-er one who
-emia blood condition
-ectomy excision, removal
-gram record
-itis inflammation
-ist specialist
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy process of viewing
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease condition
-tomy process of cutting
-eal pertaining to
-genic produced by
-ose pertaining to or full of
abdomin/o abdomen
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
arthr/o joint
bi/o two, double
carcin/o cancerous
cardi/o heart
chem/o chemical, drug
chondr/o cartilage
col/o colon
cyst/o urinary bladder
encephal/o brain
erthyr/o red
hem/o, hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
hydr/o water
inguin/o groin
lymph/o lymph
leuk/o white
nephr/o kidney
nucle/o nucleus
oste/o bone
path/o disease
pleur/o pleura
radi/o x-ray
rect/o rectum
rhin/o nose
sarc/o flesh
thorac/o chest
thromb/o clot, clotting
tonsill.o tonsils
trache/o trachea, windpipe
ven/o vein
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