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Medical Terms

lobo- section
-emesis vomitting
spasm involuntary contraction
blephar- eyelid
angi- vessel
aden- gland
-osis any condition
enter- intestines
cerebre- brain
path- disease
rhin- nose
arthr- joint
plast- surgical repair
-ology the study of
-otomy cut into/incision
nephr- kidney
dermat- skin
-itis inflamation
gingiv- gum
hepat- liver
-ologist specialist
megal- enlarged
cardi- heart
gastr- stomach
-oma tumor
-malacia softening/soft
-ectomy surgical removal
burso- sac
-lysis loosen/destruction
hemi- half
oid- like
hyper- above/more than normal
cyst- sac containing fluid
chloe- bile
hypo- under
hyster- uterus
-ostomy create an opening
para- beside/beyond
cervic- neck
chondr- cartilege
cyan- blue
hem- blood
ost- bone
psycho- mind
lip- fat
my- muscle
lith- stone
proct- anus
cost- rib
-gram record
acro- extermities
-rhexis break/burst
carcin- cancer
-penia decrease
gen- original/production
retro- backwards
trip- rub/fricton
strept- twist
desis- binding
mani- madness
glosso- tongue
-trophy development
supra- above
-algia pain
-scop observe
crani- skull
end- inside/within
-ptosis falling/drooping
dyn- pain
mast- breast
dent- teeth
cephal- head
auto- self
epi- upon
hydro- water
-rrhaphy suture
-ophthalm eye
contra- against/counter
-iasis condition
trans- across/through
brady- slow
-ectasis exspansion
cyt- cell
odont- tooth
leuk- white
-esthesia sensantion
cantho- angle at the end of the eyelid
sten- narrow/contracted
cheil- lips
benign- mild, not cancerous
semen seed
celio- abdomen
erythro- red
melan- black
cauda- tail
myring- eardrum
spondyl- spinal column
ovar- egg
centesis- puncture
oto- ear
squam- scale
mening- membrane
cec- blind passage
macul- spot
-pexy suspension
or- mouth
lacrim- tear
visero- organ
lact- milk
onych- nail/claw
thorac- chest
pyle- gate
vesic- bladder
sphenic- wedge
myel- marrow/spinal cord
myco- fungus
hallux- great toe
anti- against
algia- pain
lingua- tongue
sub- under
bili- bile
onco- tumor
vaso- vessel
physio- nature
bucco- check
palpebr- eyelid
plasia- development
rug- wrinkle, fold, crease
aur- ear
acousti- hearing
colpo- vagina, hollow space
phon- voice,sound
leio- smooth
cor- heart
ren- kidney
orchi- testis
encephal- brain
thalam- inner chamber
plexus- braid
cilia- eyelash
dendr- tree, branching
phleb- vein
pilo- hair
histo- tissue
stoma- mouth
tympan- eardrum
umbilic- navel
salpingo- tube
helio- sun
astr- star shaped
asthenia- weakness
facia- sheet, band
iso- equal
tarso- ankle
tope- place
pod- foot
malign- bad, cancerous
adnexa- tied
ocul- eye
lapar- abdominal wall
dacry- tear
-ment mind
part- bring forth, labor
sclera- hard
somato- body
tracheal- neck
sinus hollow space
hypno- sleep
sept- wall, fence
scirr- hard
antr- cavity
-crine to secrete
dura- hard
pneum- lung
phage- to eat
phren- mind
corne- horny
plak- plate
iris- rainbow
kerat- horny
pulmo- lung
ptyal- saliva
alveol- cavity
oophar- ovary
oment- covering
sedat- quiet, calm
furca- fork shaped
radic- root
radi- ray
fistul- pipe, narrow passage
edema- swelling
dactyl- finger, toe
metabol- change
pariet- wall
ependym- wrapping
gravid- pregnant
aer- air
glyco- sweet
tarso- framework of the upper eyelid
cheir- hand
calc- heel, stone
sine- move
digit finger, toe
dors- back
gangli- swelling
gemin- twin
grad- walk, take steps
gran- grain, partical
labi- lib
micr- small
peps- digest
pleur- pleura, rib, side
mamm- breast
colla- glue
later- side
rachi- spinal column
phob- fear
phot- light
dys- bad
cut- skin
en- in
peri- about, around
pro- before
cele- seed
iro- coil
mechano- machine
dynamo- power
osmo- odor
traumat- wound
trich- hair
maxill- upper jaw bone
an-,a- without, not
phak- lens
pre- in front of, before
strict- drawn tight
turbin- shaped like top
ameb- change
semi- half
neo- new
hormone excite
therm- heat
syn-, sym- together
vuls- twitch, pull
post- after
metr- uterus
tegument skin
pan-p all
poly- many
ramus- branch
neuro- nerve
thromb- lump, clot
ab- away from, not
plegia- paralysis
ante- before
thel- nipple
ex- out, away from
lien- spleen
tumor swelling
vestibule entrance
puer- child
sarc- flesh
proli- offspring
macro- large
lal- speech
intra- within
inter- (in)beneath
infra- beneath
cryo- cold
mal- bad
glom- ball
tens stretch
spas- pull, draw
somni- sleep
pharmac- drug
lumbo- loins
arter- artery
appendic- appendix
thyro- thyroid
splen- slpeen
ovario- ovary
adreno- adrenal gland
basi- base
pelvic- pelvis
vena- veins
urethr- urethra
utero- uterus
sacro- sacrum
pharyng pharynx
duodeno- duodenum
ureter ureter
laryng larynx or throat
bronch- bronchus
col- colon
esophage- esophagus
bi- two
tri- three
ile- ileum
ili- ilium
lig- ligament
therap- therapy
ventr- front
vert- turn
eu- good
ambi- both
amphi- around, on both sides
brachy- short
capit- head
cau- burn
clas- break
duct- tube
fiss- split
ger- old
heter- uterus
infer- under
hom- same
olfact- smell
orth- straight
gyn- female
pachy- thick
phrag- fence
poster- back part
cata- dowm
platy- flat
pseud- false
schiz- split
proxim- nearest
scol- curve
apo- away from
di- twice
dia- through
eury- broad
pect- chest
necr- dead
mi- less
morph- form
dis- apart
fac- make, do
lept- slender
lymph- watery fluid
meta- beyond
rrhag- burst forth
sta- stand
ton- strecth
volv- to roll
splanchn- internal organs
rrhe flow
med- middle
xer- dry
per- throughout
blast- bud
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