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MTA for Coding

Chapter 1: Intro to Healthcare Terminology

gloss/o tongue
-ary pertaining to
bi- two
lingu/o tongue
-al pertaining to
sub- under
ophthalm/o eye
rhin/o nose
hepat/o liver
ot/o ear
gastr/o stomach
arthr/o joint
-itis inflammation
-algia pain
-scope instrument to view
-logy study of
-plasty surgically forming
-tomy cutting
-icle small, tiny
-is structure, thing
-ole small, tiny
-ule small, tiny
-um structure, thing, membrane
-y condition, process of
-ia condition
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease process
-emia blood condition
-dynia pain
-cele herniation
-ptosis prolapse, drooping
-rrhage, -rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
-spasm spasm, sudden, involuntary contraction
-stenosis abnormal conditioning of narrowing
cardi/o heart
cervic/o neck
Created by: missja102



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