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Body Parts Word Part

Fat adip/o, lip/o, steat/o
Vermiform appendix appendic/o
Joint arthr/o
Armpit axill/o
Eyelid blephar/o
Heart cardi/o
Head cephal//o
Brain cerebr/o, encephala/o
Neck cervic/o
Gallbladder cholecyst/o
Cartilage chondr/o
Large intestine col/o
Rib cross section cost/o
Skull crani/o
Urinary bladder cyst/o
Skin derm/o, dermat/o
Small intestine enter/o
Esophagus esophag/o
Stomach gastr/o
Liver hepat/o
Side later/o
Breast mast/o, mamm/o
Muscle my/o, muscul/o
Spinal cord myel/o
Nose nas/o, rhin/o
Kidney nephr/o, ren/o
Nerve neur/o
Eye Ophthalm/o, ocul/o
Mouth Or/o, stomat/o
Bone oste/o
Ear ot/o
Pancreas pancreat/o
Throat phrynag/o
Diaphragm phren/o
Lung pneum/o, pneumon/o
Rectum rect/o, proct/o
Spleen splen/o
Chest thorac/o
Thyroid gland thyroid/o
Windpipe; trachea trache/o
Eponyms Terms used in medicine that are named after people, places or things. They are usually used to identify or discovered a substance, disease, or structure. An eponymous individual is someone who uses his or her name to describe something for.
Anatomical parts Achilles tendon, Adam's apple, Eustachian tube, circle of Willis.
Diagnostic Tests Papanicolaou (Pap smear), Gram's stain.
Diseases Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, Parkinson's disease.
Instruments or medical devices Holter monitor, Luer lock.
Medical signs Braxton-Hicks contractions, Babinski sign.
Medical Treatments Heimlich Maneuver
Microorganisms Listeria, Epstein-Barr virus, Escherichia
Surgeries Syme's amputation, Whipple procedure.
Created by: NataliaO



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