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Chapter 4

Medical Terminology Chapter 4

TermDefinition
abdomin/o abdomen
an/o anus
bi/o life
cardi/o heart
carp/o carpals
cis/o to cut
cost/o ribs
crani/o skull
cutane/o skin
dur/o dura mater
gen/o to produce
glyc/o sugar
hemat/o blood
later/o side
men/o menses
nat/i birth
neur/o nerve
norm/o rule
oste/o bone
peritone/o peritoneum
plas/o formation, growth, development
ren/o kidney
scapul/o scapula
son/o sound
thyroid/o thyroid gland
top/o to put, place, position
troph/o development, nourishment
urethr/o urethra
uter/o uterus
ven/o vein
vertebr/o vertebra
-al pertaining to
-ation process, condition
-cision process of cutting
-crine secretion
-dipsia thrist
-emia blood condition
-gen produce
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition
-ic pertaining to
-ine pertaining to
-ism condition, process
-lapse to fall, slide
-lysis loosening, breakdown, separation, destruction
-meter to measure
-mission to send
-mortem death
-oma tumor
-ous pertaining to
-partum birth
-pathy disease condition
-phagia eating
-phasia speech
-plasm formation
-plegia -paralysis
-pnea breathing
-rrhea flow, discharge
-scopy process of visual examination
-section to cut
-stasis to stand, place, stop, control
-tension pressure
-thesis to put, place
-tic pertaining to
-trophy nourishment; development
-um structure
-uria urine condition
-y process, condition
a-, an- no, not, without
ab- away from
ad- toward, near
ana- up, apart
ante- before, forward
anti- against
bi- two, both
brady- slow
con- with, together
dia- complete, through
dys- bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec- out, outside
endo- within
epi- above, upon
ex- out
extra- outside of
hemi- half
hyper- above, too much
hypo- below, too little
in- in, into
inter- between
intra- within
mal- bad
meta- change, beyond
neo- new
para- beside, near
peri- surrounding
poly- many, much
post- after, behind
pre- before
pro- before, forward
pros- before, forward
quadri- four
re- back, behind
retro- back, behind
sub- under, less than
syn- with, together
tachy- fast
trans- across, through
tri- three
ultra- beyond
uni- one
-plasia formation
Created by: amcdoulett
 

 



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