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OTHA 1301 6d

HCC OT Medical Terminology Lesson 6 Medical Terms

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Acoustic (acoust ic) pertaining to hearing
Acoustogram (acoust o gram) the graphic tracing of the measures of sound such as decibel levels and frequency per sound
-acusis (acu sis) used to denote a condition of hearing
Anacusis (an acu sis) condition of not hearing; total deafness
Hemianacusia (hem an acus ia) loss of hearing in one ear only
Auricle (aur i cle) the projecting part of the ear lying outside the head
Auricul (aur I cul) form denoting relationship to the ear or to an ear-shaped appendage of a chamber of the heart
Auriculocranial (aur I cul o crani al) pertaining to an ear and the cranium
Auris (aur is) the ear
Buccal (bucc al) pertaining to the cheek; directed toward the cheek
Buccally (bucc al ly) toward the cheek
Buccocervical (bucc o cervic al) that surface of a tooth along its neckline on the cheek side
Suprabuccal (supra bucc al) above the cheek region
Ciliary (cili ary) pertaining to the eyelases; resembling the eyelashes
Cilium (cili um) the eyelashes; also sometimes the eyelid or the outer edge of the eyelid or the edge of the eyelid from which the eyelashes extend
supercilia (super cilia) the eyebrows
Ciliogenesis (cili o gen esis) the formation or development of cilia
-colpos (-colp os) suffix stem used to denote a vaginal disorder of a specific tpe
Pyocolos (py o colp os) collection of pus within the vagina
Hematocolpos (hemat o colp os) an accumulation of menstrual blood in the vagina
Colpitis (colp it is) inflammation of the vagina
Cordate (cord ate) heart shaped
Cordial (cord i al) stimulating the heart
Dendrite (dendr ite) name for the nerve fibers that extend from a nerve cell
Dendritic (dendr it ic) resembling a dendrite; branching like a tree
Dendroid (dendr oid) branching like a tree
Encephalic (en cephal ic) pertaining to the brain; also, lying within the cranial cavity
Encephalon (en cephal on) name for the brain
Endocardium (end o card ium) the tissue (membrane) lining the heart
Endosteum (end ost eum) the tissue lining the cavit of a bone and surrounding the bone marrow
Histocyte (hist o cyt e) a tissue cell
Histoma (hist oma) tumor formed from fully developed tissue such as blood vessels, muscles, etc.
Histolysis (hist o lsis) the breaking down and destruction of tissue
Histology (hist ology) the study of the structure, composition and function of the tissues
Leiomyoma (leio my oma) a tumor composed of smooth muscle fibers
Leiodermia (deio derm ia) abnormal glossiness of smoothness of the skin
Orchic, orchidic (orch ic, orchid ic) pertaining to the testicles
-orchidism, -orchism (orchid ism, orch ism) a form or condition of the testes
Orchitis (orch it is) inflammation of a testicle
Orchidopexy (orchid o pexy) the surgical fixing in place of a displaced testicle
Palpebral (palpebr al) pertaining to the eyelid
Palpebra (palpebr a) the eyelid
Palpebrate (palpebr ate) to wink
Palpebration (palpebr ation) abnormally frequent winking
Phlebectasis (phleb ectasis) an enlargement of a vein
Phlebolith (phleb o lith) vein stone; a bloodclot, in a vein, which has turned chalky
Phlebostenosis (phleb o sten osis) narrowing or constriction of a vein
Phlebophlebostomy (phleb o phleb ostomy) surgical openings to provide communication between two veins
Phlebitis (phleb itis) inflammation of a vein
Phonic (phon ic) pertaining to the voice
Phonocardiogram (phon o cardi o gram) a record of heart sounds
Phonogram (phon o gram) a record of any sound
Phonomyogram (phon o my o gram) a record of the sound produced by muscle action
Phonopathy (phon o path y) any disease or disorder of the organs of speach
Physiology (physi ology) the study of the functions of the body and its parts
Physiactric (phys iatr ics) the diagnosis and treatment of disease with the aid of phsical agents such as light, heat cold, water and electricity or with mechanical apparatus
Physician (phys ic ian) an authorized practitioner of medicine
Pilus (pil us) a hair
Pilous (pil ous) hairiness, covered in hair
Pilosis (pil osis) excessive growth of hair
Pilocystic (pil o syst ic) cystlike and containing hair; used to describe certain skin tumors
Dipilation (di pil ation) the process of removing hair
Hyperplasia (hyper plasia) abnormal increase in growth
Hypoplasia (hypo plasia) incomplete or defective development
Mastoplasia (mast o plasia) the development of breast tissue
Plexal (plex al) pertaining to a plexus
Plexiform (plex i form) resembling a plexus or network
Subplexal (sub plex al) situated beneath a plexus or network of vessels, nerves or veins
Renal (ren al) pertaining to the kidney
Supraren- (supra ren-) situated above the kidney
Nephrectomy (nephr ectomy) surgical removal of a kidney
Ruga (rug a) a ridge, wrinkle or fold, as of mucous membrane
Rugose (rug ose) characterized by wrinkles
Rugosity (rug osit) the condition of being wrinkled; a fold, ridge or wrinkle
Salpingostomy (salpin ostomy) the making of an opening into the fallopian tube because the natural opening has become closed
Endosalpinx (end o salpin x) the mucous membrane lining the salpinx
Stomatology (stomat ology) the branch of medicine that treats the mouth and it's diseases
Stomatoplasty (stomat o plast y) plastic surgery of, operative repair of, defects of the mouth
Stomatogastric (stomat o gastr ic) pertaining to the stomach and the mouth
Stomatalgia (stomat algia) mouth pain
Thalamus (thalam us) name for the large gray mass in the brain
Thalamic (thalam ic) pertaining to the thalamus
Tympanum (tympan um) name for the enclosure or chamber in which the eardrum is located; also called the tympanic cavity
Tympanic membrane (tympan ic) name for the eardrum
Tympanal (tympan al) pertaining to the tympanum
Tympanic (tympan ic) pertaining to the tympanum
Umbilicus (umbilic us) name for the navel
Umbilical (umbilic al) pertaining to the umbilius or navel
Umbilicectomy (umbilic ectomy) excision of the umbilicus
Parumbilical (par umbilic al) near the navel
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