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Test 4 Ch 5, 7, 12

Med Term MA

TermDefinition
encephal/o brain
cephal/o head
encephalagia brain pain
macrocephaly large head
neur/o nerves
neuralgia nerve pain
myel/o spinal cord
myelodysplasia bad formation of spinal cord
myelomalacia softening of the spinal cord
esthesi/o sensation/feeling
anesthesia without feeling/sensation
phas/o speaking
dysphasia difficulty speaking
phren/o, psych/o function of the nervous system (behavior)
`psychology the study of behavior
sono/o, hypn/o sleep
somnambulism sleep walking
-phobia fear
hydrophobia fear of water
-paresis partial paralysis
hemiparesis one side of the body is paralyzed
tax/o arrangement, coordination
ataxia difficulty coordinating movement of the body
-asthenia weakness
apathy no disease condition
myospasm involuntary muscle movement
crin/o to secrete
endocrine to secrete into the bloodstream
exocrine to secrete outside of the bloodstream
aden/o gland
adenalgia gland pain
adren/o adrenal gland
gonad/o sex organs
pancreat/o pancreas
hypophys/o pituitary gland
thyr/o, throid/o thyroid
hyperthyroidism over production of the thyroid hormones
gluc/u, glyc/o glucose
-tropin stimulating hormone
gonadotropin hormone that stimulates the gonads
-uria urine
calciuria calcium in the urine
acromegaly enlarged extremeties
nephr/o kidney
nephrologist doctor specializes in study of the kidney
nephralgia kidney pain
nephrosis kidney condition
renal angiogram record of the vessels of the kidney
laparonephrectomy removal of the kidney through the abdomen
ur/o, urin/o urine
urocyanosis blue urine
cyst/o, vesic/o bladder
ureter/o tube that carries urine from kidneys to the bladder
vas deferens tube that carries sperm from the testicles
balan/o penis
prostat/o prostate
prostatocystitis inflammation of the bladder and prostate
sperm/o sperm
aspermia condition of no sperm
priapism persistent painful erection
Created by: jrmayo
 

 



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