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Med. Terminology II

Medical terminology of diseases

word partmeaning
-itis inflammation
-cide kill
lys/o, destroy, break up
iatr/o treatment
onc/o cancer
-oma tumor
-emia abnormal blood condition
-algia pain
dys- painful
-emesis vomiting
psych/o mind, mental
-rrhea flow
-dilator something that dilates, opens up
-constrictor something that constricts, tightens, closes up
pyr/o fire, fever
hyper- high
hypo- low
necr/o dead
-phobia fear of
-philia love of
micr/o tiny
py/o pus
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
-plasty surgical repair of, plastic surgery
radi/o x-rays, radiation
chem/o chemicals, drug
pharm/a drug, pertaining to pharmacy
anti- against
-meter instrument that measures
-rrhage rapid flow (usually blood)
-plasm growth, formation
-sepsis infection
glyc/o, gluc/o sugar
hydr/o water
Created by: pt_wcc