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Med Term- Ch. 1

Ch 1 corresponds with Medical Terminology Complete! (3rd ed.) by Bruce Wingerd.

TermDefinition
lith stone GREEK
maxim biggest, highest LATIN
derm skin GREEK
path disease GREEK
cardiology study or science of the heart
cardiopathy disease of the heart
musculoskeletal pertaining to muscles and the skeleton
cardiopulmonary condition of the heart and lungs
epidermis on top of the skin
anti- against, opposite of
Brady- slow
endo- within
epi- upon, over, above, on top
neo- new
pre- to come before
append/o, appendic/o appendix
bi/o life
cardi/o heart
cerebr/o brain, cerebrum
dermat/o skin
electr/o electricity
encephal/o brain
gastr/o stomach
hem/o blood
hepat/o liver
hyster/o uterus
laryng/o voice box, larynx
leuk/o white
mamm/o breast
mast/o breast
ment/o mind
nat/o birth
neur/o nerve
path/o disease
proct/o rectum or anus
psych/o mind
rhin/o nose
tonsill/o tonsil, almond
vas/o vessel
-al pertaining to
-ectomy surgical excision, removal
-emia condition of blood
-gram a record or image
-ia condition of
-iatry treatment, specialty
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-ologist one who studies
-logy study of science of
-pathy disease
-philia loving, affinity for
-plasty surgical repair
-scope instrument used for viewing
-tic pertaining to
endorhinoplasty surgical repair within the nose
tonsillectomy surgical removal of the tonsils
salpingoplasty surgical removal of the fallopian tube
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
rhinology study or science of the nose
mental pertaining to the mind
neuropathy disease of the nerves
hemophilia inherited defect in blood coagulation
laryngitis inflammation of the larynx
dermatology study or science of the skin
laryngoscope instrument used for viewing the larynx
biology study of science of life
endocarditis inflammation within the heart
Bradycardia condition of slow heart (beat)
antibiotic pertaining to against life
dermatoplasty surgical repair of the skin
neurology study or science of nerves
cerebral pertaining to the cerebrum
gastrectomy surgical removal of the stomach
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
hysteroscope instrument used for viewing the uterus
mammoplasty surgical repair of the breast
appendectomy surgical removal of the appendix
hepatic pertaining to the liver
Created by: lestercd