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Medical Terminology

Wikipedia Roots, Meanings, Examples

xantho yellow xanthopathy: occurrence of patches of yellow colour in the skin
vesico bladder; blister vesica: bladder
ventr(o) belly, stomach; wound ventrodorsad: In a direction from the venter to the dorsum
ungui nail, claw ungual/ unguinal: relating to the nails
umbilic navel, belly-button umbilical: As pertains to the umbilicus (belly button)
trich(o) hair trichotomy: division into three parts
trans- across, through transfusion: The introduction of whole blood or blood component directly into the blood stream
trachel(o) neck trachelotomy: Incision into the cervix uteri
thely female, feminine thelytokous: producing females only
thele female, feminine thele: nipple