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the p words for MT

p's for med terms

QuestionAnswer
pachy/o thick
palat/o palate
pan all, total
pancreat/o pancreas
para beside, beyond, around
paralysis loss of movement
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
-paresis slight paralysis
pariet/o wall
par/o to bear, labor
part/o to bear, labor
-partum to bear, labor
patell/o patella (knee cap)
path/o desease
-pathy relating to disease
ped child or foot
pedia child
-penia deficiency, lack of
peps digestion
pepsia digestion
per through
peri around
perine/o perineum
peritone/o peritoneum
pelvi , plevo pelvis
penta fire
petr/o stone
-pexy surgical fixation or suspension
-phage eating or swallowing
-phagia eating or swallowing
phag/o to eat
phalang/o phalanges
pharmmac/o drugs, medicine
pharyng/o pharynx
phasia speak or speech
phas/o speech
-philia love, affection
phleb/o vein
-phobia fear
-phonia sound or voice
phon/o sound
phot/o light
phren diaphragm
phren/o mind
-phylxis protection
phyis/o function
-physis growth
pili hair
pineal/o pineal gland
pituit/o pituitary gland
-plasia formation
-plasm abnormal growth
plasm/o plasma
-plasty repair
platy flat
-plegia paralysis
pleur/o lung
-poieses making or production
poli/o gray matter
polyp/o polyp (small growth)
-pnea breathe
pneum/o lungs
pneumon/o lungs
pneumat/o lungs
pod foot
poly many
por pores, openings
-porosis porous condition
post after
pre before
presby old
prim/i first
pro before
proct/o rectum
prostat/o prostate gland
proxim/o near point of origin
pseud/o false
psora itch
psycho/o mind
ptery wing
-ptosis prolapse, drooping
pub/o pubis
peurper/o childbirth
pulp flesh
pulmon/o lungs
pupill/o pupil
pyel/o renal pelvis
pylor/o pylorus
py/o pus
pyr/o fire, fever
Created by: hayleighb_27