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Medical Terminology

Purple MOD

Hyper- Excessive, above normal
Contra- against or opposite
Para- Near/Beside/ Beyond`
Brady- Slow
An- Without
Syn- Union/ Together/ Joined
Bi- Two
Di- Double
-Oma Tumour
-rrhea Discharge /Flow
-Scope Instrument for examining
-Ology The study of
-Itis Inflammation
-Opia Vision
-Cusis Hearing
-Tome Instrument to cut
Prolapse of the eyelid Blephar/o -Ptosis
Pertaining to sheath Thec/o -Tic
Inflammation of the grey matter of the spinal cord Myel/o -itis
Fear of light phot/o -Phobia
Instrument to cut the choroid Choroid/o -tome
Separation of a nerve Neur/o -lysis
Incision into the lacrimal sac dacry/o -tomy
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord encephal/o myel/o -itis
Thalamotomy Thalamus incision
Esotropia Inward turning
Dacryocystitis Lacrimal sac inflammation
Encephalopathy Brain disease
Presbyacusis Old age hearing
Dendroid Tree Resembling
Ventriculotomy Ventricle incision
Pupillometer Instrument used for measuring pupil
Incore/o Pupil
Narc/o stupor numbness/ sleep
Ocul/o Eye
Audi/o Hearing
Neur/o Nerve
Ambly/o Dull or dim
Chrom/o Colour
Phac/o lens
LP Lumbar puncture
VF Visual field
XT Exotropia
CSF Cerebrospinal fluid
AS Left ear
LOC Loss of consciousness
EOC Extraocular movement
ENT Ears, nose, throat.
Created by: Demitreia
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