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Medical Terminology

TermDefinition
acous/o hearing
acusis hearing
aden/o gland
adip/o fat
alb white
ambul/o walk
andr/o male
angi/o vessel
arthr/o joint
bucc/o cheek
canc crab
carcin/o cancer
cardi heart
cereb brain
chem/o chemistry
chol bile
cyan blue
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
dactyl finger
derm/a skin
duoden/o duodenum
enter/o intestine
erythr/o red
esophag/o esophagus
fibr/o fibrous tissue
gastr/o stomach
gluc/o sugar
glyc/o sugar
gynec/o woman
hemat/o, hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hist/o body tissue
hyster/o uterus
lact/o milk
lapar/o abdomen
leuk/o white
lipid fat
lymph/o lymphoid tissue
mamm/o, mast/o breast tissue
melan/o black
myel/o, my/o muscle
nas/o nose
necr/o dead
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
ocul/o eye
ophthalm eye
orchid/o testes
oste/o bone
ot/o oxygen
pancreat/o pancreas
path disease
pector/o chest
ped/o foot
pelv/o pelvis
phleb/o vein
pneum/o lungs
proct/o rectum
prostat/o prostate
psych/o mind
pulm/o lungs
ren/o kidney
retin/o retina
rhin/o nose
somat/o body
spir/o breathing
spondyl/o spine
stenosis narrowing
thromb/o blood clot
thym/o thymus gland
tox/o poisonous
tympan/o ear drum
urethr/o urethra
uria excess
uro, ur urine
uter/o uterus
vas, vascul/o blood vessel
ven/o vein
vesic, vesicul/o vesicle, bladder
xanth/o yellow
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