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Body structure

Medical Terminology

cyan/oAnswer
cyto/o cell
hist/o tissue
kary/o nucleus
nucle/o nucleus
anter/o anterior, front
caud/o tail
cephal/o head
dist/o far, farthest
dors/o back (of body)
infer/o lower, below
later/o/o side, to one side
medi/o middle
poster/o back (of body), behind, posterior
proxim/o near, nearest
ventr/o belly, belly side
albin/o white
leuk/o white
chrom/o color
cirrh/o yellow
jaund/o yellow
xanth/o yellow
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
melan/o black
poli/o gray, gray matter
radi/o radiation, x-ray/lower arm bone on thumb side
tom/o to cut
viscer/o internal organs
febrile having or showing symptoms of a fever
mycosis fungal infection
suppuration process of forming pus
auscultation listening to the heart, bowel, and lungs with/without stethoscope
palpation gentle application of the hands to specific structure or body area
percussion tapping a body structure with the hand or fingers to assess consistency
AP anteroposterior
Bx, bx biopsy
CBC complete blood count
CT computed tomography
Dx diagnosis
I&D incision and draingae
LAT, lat lateral
MRI magnetic resonance imaging
PET positron emission tomography
RF rheumatoid factor, radio frequency
SPECT single-photon emission computed tomography
Sx symptom
Tx treatment
U&L, U/L upper and lower
US ultrasound, ultrasonography
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