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Medical Language

Chapters 1-3

QuestionAnswer
hyper- excessive
glyc/o sugar
-emia a blood condition
hypo- under (or deficiency)
bi- two
later/o side(s)
-al,-ic pertaining to
echo- using sound
cardi/o the heart
-gram a record
-graph the machine used to record
-graphy the process of recording
electro- the electrical activity
splen/o the spleen
-tomy a surgical incision
-penia a deficiency
-itis inflammation
-stomy a new(artificial) opening
-tome an intrument to cut
-megaly enlargement
oste/o bone
mast/o a breast
-pexy surgical fixation
rhin/o the nose
-plasty surgical repair
sex/o sexes
-oma tumor or mass
homo- same
brady- slow
-gen the creation
path/o disease
-cide killing
-rrhaphy suturing
-lysis break up
herni/o hernia
bacteri/o bacteria
-dynia pain
-ia a condition of
para- live (viable) births
viable live births
men/o menstrual
thorac/o the thorax (chest)
a- no
carcin/o a cancerous
cardi/o the heart
echo- using sound
later/o side(s)
vascul/o blood vessels
-gram a record
bi/o life
-emia a blood condition
glyc/o sugar
-rrhea flow
derm/o the skin
hypo- under
leuko- white
bi two
poly execssive
uni- one
semi- half
-osis, -iasis abnormal condition
-algia pain
cephal/o the head
lapar/o the abdomen
trache/o the trachea
intra-, endo- within
acr/o fear of
Created by: janellemarie93