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LOM ch 1

Basic word structure

adenoma tumor of a gland
adenitis inflammation of a gland
arthritis inflammation of a joint
biology study of life
carcinoma cancerous tumor
cardiology study of the heart
cephalic pertaining to the head
cerebral pertaining to the brain
incision process of cutting into
excision process of cutting out
endocrine glands glands that secrete hormones within the body
cystoscopy process of visual examination of the urinary bladder
cytology study of cells
dermatitis inflammation of the skin
hypodermic pertaining to under the skin
electrocardiogram record of the electricity in the heart
electroencephalogram record of the electricity of the brain
enteritis inflammation of the intestines
erythrocyte a red blood cell
gastrectomy removal of the stomach
gastrotomy incision of the stomach
diagnosis state of complete knowledge; information gathered about a patient's illness
prognosis state of before knowledge; prediction about the outcome of an illness
hyperglycemia condition of increased blood sugar
gynecology study of females and female diseases
hematology study of blood
hematoma collection (mass) of blood
hemoglobin blood protein found in red blood cells. Hemoglobin carries oxygen to the cells from the lungs and carbon dioxide away from cells to the lungs
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
iatrogenic pertaining to being produced by treatment
leukocyte white blood cell
dermatology study of skin
nephritis inflammation of the kidney
nephrology study of the kidney
neurology study of the nerves
oncology study of tumors
oncologist specialist in the study of tumors
ophthalmoscope instrument for visual examination of the eye
osteitis inflammation of bone
osteoarthritis inflammation of bone and joints (actually degeneration of joint tissue)
pathology study of disease
pathologist one who studies diseases, performs autopsies and examines biopsy samples
pediatric pertaining to treatment of children
psychology study of the mind
psychiatrist specialist in the treatment of the mind
radiology study of x-rays
renal pertaining to the kidney
rhinitis inflammation of the nose
sarcoma tumor of flesh tissue (cancerous tumor of connective tissues, such as bone, muscle, cartilage, fat)
resection process of cutting out; removal
thrombocyte a clotting cell
urology study of the urinary tract
cardiac pertaining to the heart
neural pertaining to nerves
arthralgia pain of a joint
neuralgia nerve pain
erythrocyte red blood cell
nephrectomy removal (resection) of a kidney
leukemia blood condition of white cells; malignant (cancerous) condition
carcinogenic pertaining to producing cancer
pathogenic pertaining to producing disease
iatrogenic pertaining to produced by treatment
hemoglobin literally, blood protein
electroencephalogram record of the electricity in the brain
gastric pertaining to the stomach
neurologic pertaining to the study of nerves
ophthalmologist specialist in the study of diagnosing and treating disorders of the eye
cystitis inflammation of the urinary bladder
endocrinology study of endocrine glands
hepatoma tumor (malignant) of the liver
biopsy process of viewing life; removal of living tissue for microscopic examination
nephrosis abnormal condition of the kidney
leukocytosis abnormal condition (slight increase) of normal white blood cells
adenopathy disease of glands
endoscope instrument to visually examine within (the body)
endoscopy process of visually examining within (the body)
osteotomy incision of a bone
gastroenterology process of study of the stomach and intestines
anemia a decrease in erythrocytes or hemoglobin
autopsy examination of a dead body, understand it's function
endocrinologist one who specializes in endocrine glands
epigastric pertaining to above the stomach
epidermis outer layer of skin; above the dermis layer
exocrine glands glands that secrete chemicals to the outside of the body
hyperthyroidism condition of too much secretion of hormone (thyroxine) from the thyroid gland
hypogastric pertaining to below the stomach
hypoglycemia condition of low blood sugar
pericardium structure (membrane) surrounding the heart
prostate gland exocrine gland in front of the urinary bladder in males
resection removal:excision
retrocardiac pertaining to behind the heart
subhepatic pertaining to below the liver
transhepatic pertaining to across or through the liver
carcinoma cancerous or malignant tumor
diagnosis complete knowledge of a patient's condition
gastrotomy incision of the stomach
hepatitis inflammation of the liver
incision process of cutting into or making an incision
psychiatry treatment of the mind
retrocardiac pertaining to behind the heart
sarcoma tumor (malignant) of fleshy tissue such as bone, muscle, fat, and cartilage
Created by: mscardenas