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Medical Terminology

Chapter 1

aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
bi/o life
carcin/o cancer
cardi/o heart
cephal/o head
cerebr/o cerebrum
cis/o to cut
crin/o to secrete
cyst/o urinary bladder
cyt/o cell
derm/o skin
electr/o electricity
iatr/o treatment
Leuk/o white
Log/o study of
Nephr/o nerve
Onc/o tumor
Ophthalm/o eye
Oste/o bone
Path/o disease
Ped/o child
Psych/o mind
Radi/o x-rays
Ren/o kidney
Rhin/o nose
Sarc/o flesh
Sect/o to cut
Thromb/o clot, clotting
Ur/o urinary tract, urine
a- without
an- without
aut- self, own
dia- complete, through
end- within
endo- within
epi- above
ex- outside of
exo- out
hyper- above, excessive
hypo- deficient
in- into
Peri- surrounding, around
Pro- forward, before
Re- backward, back, again
Retro- behind
Sub- below, under
Trans- across, through
-ac pertaining to
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-cyte cell
-ectomy removal
-emia blood condition
-genic pertaining to, producing, produced by, produced in
-globin protein
-gram record
-ic pertaining to
-ical pertaining to
-ion process
-ist specialist
-itis inflammation
-logy process of study
-oma tumor, mass, swelling
-opsy process of viewing
-osis condition
-pathy disease condition
-scope instrument to visually examine
-scopy process of visually examining
-sis state of; condition
-tomy process of cutting, incision
-y process, condition
enter/o intestines
erythr/o red
gastr/o stomach
glyc/o sugar
gnos/o knowledge
gynec/o female
hemat/o blood
hem blood
hepat/o liver
Created by: misscandinicole