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medical terminology

Medical Terminology- hamilton college

gastri- gas truck stomach
cardi- cards heart
megal- my gal enlarge
-itis i test, in flames inflammation
dermat- door mat skin
plast- plastic cement surgical repair
cerebr- zebra brain
path- path, daisies disease
-ectomy exit tommy surgical removal
enter- enter sign intestine
-osis oh sis, air condition any condition
-otomy oh tommy cut into
aden- a den gland
angi- angel vessel
-oma oh ma, 2 more tumor
nephr- nephew, on knee kidney
hepat- he pat liver
arthr- art joint
belphar- blue fur eyelid
-ologist hollow chest specialist
rhin- rhinoceros nose
gingiv- gingerbread chewing gum gum
-malacia my late show (tv) soft
-ology hollow cheese study of
spasm space man involuntary contraction
-algai algae, window pane pain
crani- crane skull
end- The End inside, within
hemi- hemisphere half
-oid void like
hyper- high purr above, more than normal
cyst- sister sac containing fluid
chole- coal, coal pile bile
hypo- hippo under
-scop- scope observe
hyster- his stir uterus
-ostomy oh stop tommy create an opening
para- parachute beside, beyond
-lysis license loosening, destruction
cervic- serve hic neck
chondr- cone door cartilage
cyan- sign blue
hem(at)- hem blood
ost- ostrich bone
psycho- cycle mind
lip- lip fat
my- my eye muscle
lith- lather stone
ophthalm- , opt- up thumb eye
proct procter and gamble anus
cost- coaster rib
-gram graham record
acro- acrobat extremities
whexis wrecks break, burst
carcin- car sign cancer
-penia pen decrease
gen- genesis original, production
burso- purse sew sac
retr(o)- retreat backwards
trip- trip rub, friction
strept- strap twist
-desis thesis binding
mani- maniac madness
glosso- glossy tongue
-trophy trophy development
supra- soup above
-ptosis toe sis falling
-dyn- dinner pain
mast- mast breast
-rraphy raffle suture
dent- dentist teeth
cephal- sieve fall head
auto- auto self
epi- a pea upon
hydro- hydrant water
Created by: KatrinaR