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U1 Chapter 1 Terms

aden/o- gland
arthr/o- joint
bi/o- life
carcin/o- cancerous, cancer
cephal/o- head
cerebr/o- cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
cis/o- to cut
crin/o- to secrete (to form and give off)
cyst/o urinary bladder, a sac or cyst
cyt/o- cell
derm/o, dermato/o- skin
electr/o- electricity
encephal/o- brain
enter/o- intestines (usually the small intestine)
erythr/o- red
gastr/o- stomach
glyc/o- sugar
gnos/o- knowledge
gynec/o- woman,female
hemat/o-, hem/o- blood
hepat/o- liver
iartr/o- treatment,physician
leuk/o- white
log/o- study of
nephr/o- kidney
neuro/o- nerve
onc/o- tumor (cancerous)
ophthalm/o eye
oste/o- bone
path/o- disease
ped/o- child
psych/o- mind
radi/o- x-ray
ren/o- kidney
rhin/o- nose
sarc/o- flesh
sect/o- to cut
thromb/o- clot,clotting
ur/o- urinary tract, urine
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cele hernia
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-coccus berry shaped bacteria
-cyte cell
-dynia pain
-ectomy excision, removal
-emia blood condition
-genesis condition of producing, forming
-genic pertaining to producing, produced by or in
-globin protein
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-gram record
-ic, -ical pertaining to
-ion process
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-logy process of study
-lysis breakdown, destruction, separation
-malcia softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy process of viewing
-osis condition, usually abnormal
-pathy disease condition
-penia deficiency
-phobia fear
-plasia development, formation, growth
-plasty surgical repair
-ptosis drooping, sagging, prolapse
-sclerosis hardening
-scope instrument to visually examine
-scopy process of visually examining
-sis state of, condition
-stasis stopping, controlling
-stomy opening to form a mouth (stoma)
-tomy process of cutting, incision
-trophy development, nourishment
-y process, condition
a-, an- no, not, without
aut-, auto- self, own
dia- complete, through
endo- within
epi- above, upon
ex-, exo- out, outside of, outward
hyper- excessive, above, more than normal
hypo- deficient, below, under, less than normal
in- into, in
peri- surrounding, around
pro- before, forward
re- back, backward, again
retro- behind
sub- below, under
trans- across, through
cardi/o- heart
Created by: hagena
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