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Med. Term Chapt 1

Troph/o e.g., trophoblast Nourishment, development
-ology e.g., sociology Study of
-meter e.g., odometer Instrument for measuring
-scope e.g., telescope Instrument for examination
-status e.g., homeostasis Stop or stand
Melan/o e.g., melanite Black
Aer/o e.g., aerodynamic Air, gas
Hem/o and hemat/o e.g., hemoglobin, hematology Blood
Acr/o e.g., acroaesthesia Extremity or topmost
Aden/o e.g., adenitis Gland
Arthr/o e.g., arthritis Joint
Hist/o e.g., histology Tissue
Oste/o e.g., osteoporosis Bone
Carcin/o e.g., carcinogen Cancer
Gen/o e.g., genealogy Origin or production
Roth/o e.g., orthopedics Straight, normal, correct
Phag/o e.g., phagocyte Eat or swallow
Plas/o e.g., plasma Formation
Diagnosis (abbreviation) Dx
Ethyl alcohol/beverage alcohol (abbreviation) EtOH
History (abbreviation) Hx
Hyper- e.g., hypertension Excessive
-ectomy e.g., hysterectomy Excision/removal
-itis e.g., bronchitis Inflammation
-stomy e.g., hysterectomy Creation of an opening
Ecto- e.g., ectopic Outside
Infra- e.g., infrared Below or under
Oligo- e.g.,oligodactyly Few or deficient
Dys- e.g., dysfunction Painful, difficult, or faulty
Neo- e.g., neonatal New
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