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Med Terms HA

Mr. G Medical Terms for the Health Assistant Student

arteri/o artery
arthr/o joint
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cerebr/o brain
cost/o rib
crani/o skull
cyst/o bladder
cyt/o cell
derm/o skin
enter/o small intestine
gastr/o stomach
geront/o old age, elderly
hem/o hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
lip/o fat
my/o muscle
nephr/o, ren/o kidney
rhin/o nose
neur/o nerve
ocul/o, opthtal/o eye
oste/o bone
ot/o ear
pneum/o lung
thorac/o chest
ven/o, phleb/o vein
a-, an- no, not, without
anti- againts
auto- self, own
bi- two, double
brady- slow
dys- bad, difficult, painful
eu- good, normal
hemi- half
hyper- above, excessive
hypo- less than, under
inter- between
intra- within
multi- many
peri- surrounding, around
poly- many, much
post- after, behind
pre- before, in front
pseudo- false
quad- four
retro- behind, backward
semi- half
sub- under, below
tachy- fast
-ac, -al, -eal, -ic pertaining to
-algia, -dynia pain
-cide to kill, destroy
-ectomy surgical removal, removal
-emia blood condition, blood
-gram record
-graph instrument to record
-ism condition
-itis inflammation of
-lithiasis presences of stones
-ology study of
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-oma tumor, mass or swelling
-otomy surgical incision
-pathy disease, disease process
-plasty surgical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing, respiration
-rrhea drainage, runny discharge, flow
-scope instrument to visually examine
-scopy process of visually examining
-stasis stoppage, to stop, control; place
-ostomy surgical creation of a mouth
Created by: smnewman