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ALH 122 Chap 1

ALH 122 Chap 1 - Senders, SPB Portland

aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
cephal/o head
cis/o to cut
crin/o to secrete
erythr/o red
glyc/o sugar
iatr/o treatment or physician
leuk/o white
onc/o cancer or tumor
path/o disease
ped/o child
radi/o x-rays
sarc/o flesh
sect/o to cut
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy excision, removal
-genic, -genesis to create, to produce, pertaining to producing
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy to visualize
-osis abnormal condition may also mean increase in numbers when used with -cyt
-pathy disease
-scopy process of visualizing with a scope
-scope instrument to visualize tissue, camera
-o/tomy process of cutting
a- (or an-) no, without
auto- self
end or endo within
ex or exo without, outside of
hyper- excessive, above, more than normal
hypo- deficient, below, less than normal
peri- surrounding, arround
pro- before, forward
sub- below, under
cyan/o- blue
erythr/o- red
leuk/o- white
poli/o- grey
melan/o- black
condition in which one or more body parts do not function properly disease
invasion of the body by a pathogenic organism infection
objective evidence of disease, can be measured or evaluated by anyone sign
subjective evidence of disease, can only be measured or evaluated by the patients symptom
specific signs and symptoms that occur together in a disease syndrome
conclusion or identification of a disease diagnosis
other possible diseases that may create the same signs and symptoms differential diagnosis
disease with a rapid, severe, short onset acute condition
disease or symptoms of long duration chronic condition
temporary, partial or complete disappearance of symptoms without cure remission
prediction of patient's outcome prognosis
local response to injury or infection inflammation: heat, redness, swelling, pain
DDx differential diagnosis
Dx diagnosis
Sx symptom
S sign
SSx signs and symptoms
Px prognosis
Hx history
Dx diagnosis
Infxn infection
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