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Chapter 2

Medical Terminology Chapter 2

abdomin/o abdomen
anter/o front
bronch/o bronchial tubes
cervic/o neck
chondr/o cartilage
coccyg/o coccyx; tailbone
crani/o skull
epitheli/o skin
esophag/o esophagus
hepat/o liver
lapar/o abdomen
laryng/o larynx
later/o side
lumb/o loin; waist
lymph/o lymph
mediastin/o mediastinum
pelv/o pelvis
peritone/o peritoneum
pharyng/o pharynx (throat)
pleur/o pleura
poster/o back; behind
radi/o x-ray
sacr/o sacrum
spin/o spine
thorac/o chest
trache/o trachea
vertebr/o vertebra
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-cyte cell
-eal pertaining to
-ectomy cutting out
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-oma tumor
-scopy process of visual examination
-tomy cutting into
Created by: amcdoulett
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