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HS1-Ferguson-Doleyres:Medical Terminology2

crani pertaining to the skull
otomy cutting into
hyster uterus
ectomy surgical removal of
dys difficul, painful, bad
uria urine
hemo blood
toxic poison
carcin cancer
oma tumor, swelling
electro electrical
encephalo brain
graph diagram, instrument for reading
osteo bone
malacia softening of a tissue
para near, beside, beyond, abnormal, lower half of the body
plegia paralysis
py pus
acro extremities (arms and legs)
megaly large, enlarged
geront elderly
ology the study of
phagia to eat, consuming, swallow
hydro water
cele swelling, tumor, cavity, hernia
aden gland, glandular
oma tumor
anti against
antitoxic against poison
adenoma tumor in the glands
hydrocele swelling due to water (edema)
dysphagia difficulty and pain in swallowing and eating
acromegaly large arms and legs
gerontology the study of the elderly
pyuria pus in the urine
paraplegia paralyzation in the lower half of the body
osteomalacia softening of bone tissue
electroencephalograph electrical brain diagram
carcinoma swelling/ tumor due to cancer
hemotoxic poison in the blood; poisonous blood
hysterectomy surgical removal of the uterus
dysuria painful and difficult urine
craniotomy cutting into the skull
ophthalm eye
ophthalmology the study of the eye
pneumono pertaining to the lungs
melan black
osis condition, state, process
pneumonomelanosis the process of the blackening of the lungs, due to smoking
arthro joint
pathy disease
paraosteoarthropathy abnormal bone-joint disease
salpingo-oophorocele a tumor or swelling of in the ovaries and fallopian tubes
salpingo tube, fallopian tube
oophoro ovary, female egg cell
idiopathic thrombocytopenia a self-originating disease that causes deficiency of clotting of the cells
idio individual
thrombo clot
penia lack of, deficiency
cyto cell
pathic disease
narcoepilepsy seizures/convulsions while sleeping
narco sleep, numb, stupor
epi upon
lepsy seizure/convulsion
postpartum after labor/birth
post after
partum labor, birth
herniorrhaphy sewing up of a suture
hernio rupture
rraphy suture of; sewing up of a gap or defect
dermacyanosis a condition or process in which the skin turns blue
derma pertaining to the skin
osis condition, state, process
cyan(o) blue
thoracentesis surgical puncture of the thorax/ chest to remove fluids
thora thorax, chest
centesis surgical puncture to remove fluids
Created by: Natasha Jansen