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ch 1 terminology

ch 1

gloss/o tongue
-itis inflammation
bi- two
lingu/o tongue
-al pertaining to
sub- under
arthr/o joint
gastr/o stomach
ophthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
rhin/o nose
-algia pain
-tomy incision
-scope instrument to view
-logy the study of
-plasty surgical repair
cut/o skin
-icle small
hypo- under, below
derm/o skin
-is structure
arteri/o artery
-ole small
ven/o vein
-ule small
endo- within
cardi/o heart
-um structure
-ac pertaining to
cervic/o neck
valvul/o valve
-ar pertaining to
coron/o heart, crown
-ary pertaining to
esophag/o esophagus
-eal pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
cutane/o skin
-ous pertaining to
cephal/o head
cyst/o bladder, sac
-cele herniation, protrusion
hyper- excessive
lipid/o fats
-emia blood condition
a- without
-ia condition
enter/o small intestine
chondr/o cartilage
-malacia softening
splen/o spleen
-megaly enlargement
oste/o bone
-oma tumor, mass
necr/o dead, death
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease process
hyster/o uterus
-ptosis prolapse
hem/o blood
-rrhage bursting forth
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis abnormal condition of hardening
trache/o trachea, windpipe
-stenosis abnormal condition of narrowing
mamm/o breast
-graphy process of recording
spir/o breathing
-metry process of measurement
bi/o living, life
-opsy process of viewing
duoden/o duodenum
-scopy process of viewing
tonsill/o tonsil
-ectomy removal
-rrhaphy suture
col/o colon, large intestine
-stomy new opening
lith/o stone
-tripsy crushing
electr/o electricity
an- without
ante- forward
anti- against
bacteri/o bacteria
dent/i teeth
dys- abnormal
epi- above
-er one who
glyc/o sugar
-graph instrument to record
graph/o record
hepat/o liver
-iatrician one who specializes in treatment
-iatrics treatment
-iatrist one who specializes in treatment
-iatry process of treatment
-id pertaining to
inter- between
intra- within
-ion process of
-ist one who specializes
-logist one who specializes
-meter instrument to measure
muscul/o muscle
my/o muscle
nat/o born, birth
neo- new
neur/o nerve
par- near
para- abnormal
path/o desease
ped/o children
per- through
peri- surrounding
phil/o attraction
pne/o breathing
poly- many
post- after
pre- before
psych/o mind
somn/o sleep
therm/o temperature, heat
-tome instrument to cut
trans- through
-tripter machine to crush
-trite machine to crush
troph/o nourishment
-trophy process of nourishment
urethr/o urethra
vers/o turning
vertebr/o vertebra, backbone
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