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algia pain
apnea lack of breathing
thyroid catillage adam's apple
ac pertaining to
adenitis inflammation of a gland
adenoma a benign tumor in a gland
amenorrhea the absence of menstrual bleeding
anaplasia reversion of cells to a more primitive or undifferentiated form
angiitis inflammation of a blood vessel
aterionecrosis necrosis of arteries.
arteritis inflamation of the arteries
arthr/o joint
arthrectomy surgical removal of a joint
adenosclerosis hardening of a gland
antirrhythmic preventing or alleviating cardiac arrhythmias
antihypertensive reducing or controlling high blood pressure
anuria lack of urine
apnea lack of breathing
arterectomy surgical removal of an artery
arteriomalacia softening of an artery
arterionecrosis deadening of an artery
arthroplasty surgical fixation of a joint
arthrosclerosis hardening of a joint
arthrotomy the incision of a joint
arther/o plaque
artherosclerosis hardening of plaque/fatty substance
atrophy absence of as body part
bradycardia slow heart beat
breast augmentation breast implantation
castration removal of one or both testicles
centesis surgical puncture
cervicitis inflammation of the cervix
cholecystalgia pain in the gallbladder
cholecystitis inflammation of the gallbladder
cholelithiasis the process of gallstones
cholelithosis the condition of gallstones
chondritis inflammation of cartilage
chondropathy disease of the cartilage
chondroplasty surgical fixation of the cartilage
colostomy surgical creation of an opening in the colon
colotomy incision of the colon
colpitis inflammation of the mucous membrane of the vagina
colporrhexis rupture of the mucous membrane of the vagina
cranial of or relating to the skull
cranial cavity the space formed inside the skull
craniectomy surgical removal of a portion of the skull
cranioplasty surgical fixation of the skull
craniotomy surgical incision of the skull
cyan/o blue
cystalgia pain in the bladder
cystectomy surgical removal of the bladder
cystitis inflammation of the bladder
cystocele fallen bladder
cystopexy fixation of the bladder
cystorrhagia bleeding of the bladder
cystorrhaphy suture of the bladder
cystorrhea discharge from the bladder
distal away from the point of attachment
diuresis increases excretion of urine
dorsal back
dysplasia bad combination
dyspnea difficulty breathing
dysuria diffuculty urinating
electrocardiography recording/picture of electricity in the heart
electromyography recording/picture of electricity in the muscle
electroneuromyography recording/picture of electricity in the nerve of the muscle
embolism lodging of an embolus
emesis vomiting
encephalitis inflammation of the brain
endarterectomy surgical removal of plaque from an artery
endocarditis inflammation of the inside lining of the heart
endocervicitis inflammation inside the cervix
enterocolostomy surgical creation of an opening inside the colon
epiglottis above the glottis
erythr/o red
fascioplasty surgical repair of fascia
fasciorrhaphy suture of the fascia
fasciotomy incision of the fascia
fibrillation irregular contraction of muscle fibers
gastralgia stomach pain
gastritis inflammation of the stomach
gastroduodenostomy surgical creation of an opening in the stomach and duodenum
gastrorrhagia bleeding in the stomach
gastrorrhea excessive secretion by the glands of the stomach
gastrorrhexis rupture of the stomach
gastostomy surgical creation of an opening of the stomach
gram picture; recording
graphy the process of recording
hematemesis vomiting of blood
hyper excessive
hyperemesis excessive vomitting
hyperlipidemia increased levels of lipids (fats) in the blood
hyperproteinuria excessive protein in the urine
hypo decreased
hypoproteinemia decreased protein in the blood
ileostomy surgical creation of an opening in the ileum
ilium hip bone
ileum the third part of the small intestines
inter between
intra within
itis inflammation of
laryng/o larynx
larynx voice box
leuk/o white
leuko white
lithotomy incision
malacia softening
mammoplasty surgical repair of breast
mastitis inflammation of the breast
mastopexy surgical fixation of the breast
megaly enlargement
meningitis inflammation of the meninges
menorrhagia bleeding monthly
metrorrhexis rupture of the uterus
micturition to urine
my/o muscle
myc/o fungus
mycosis muscle condition
myectomy surgical removal of a muscle
myel/o spinal cord/ bone marrow
myelitis inflammation of the spinal cord
myelopathy spinal cord disease
myocarditis inflammation of the heart muscle
myolysis muscle break down
myomalacia muscle softening
myonecrosis condition of dead muscles
myopathy muscle disease
myoplasty surgical repair of the muscle
myorrhaphy muscle suture
myorrhexis muscle rupture
myositis inflammation of the muscle
myotomy surgical incision of a muscle
nat birth
nephrolith kidney stones
nephrolithiasis condition of kidney stones
nephrolithotomy surgical incision of kidney stones
nephrolysis break down of the kidney
nephropexy surgical fixation of the kidney
nephroptosis kidney prolapse
nephropyosis condition of pus in the kidney
neuralgia pain in the nerve
neurectomy surgical removal of a nerve
neuritis inflammation of a nerve
neuroplasty surgical repair of a nerve
neurorrhaphy a suture in the kidney
neurotomy surgical incision in the kidney
oligomenorrhea infrequent menstration
oliguria infrequent urination
ology the study of
oophorectomy surgical removal of the ovaries
oophoritis inflammation of the ovaries
orchidectomy surgical removal of one or both testicals
osis condition
osteitis inflammation of the bone
osteomalacia softening of the bone
osteomyelitis inflammation of the muscle and bone
osteosclerosis hardening of the bone
ot/o ear
otomy surgical removal
otopyorrhea the flow of pus from ear
otorrhagia bleeding from the ears
otorrhea flowing from the ears
ovariorrhexis rupture of the ovaries
pelvic cavity body cavity that is bounded by the bones of the pelvis
peri around
pericarditis inflammation around the heart
phlebitis inflammation of the vein
poly/o many
polyomyelitis inflammation of many muscles
polymyalgia pain in many muscles
polymyositis inflammation of many muscles
polyneuritis inflammation of many nerves
polyuria a lot of urine
posterior pertaining to the back part
proctectomy surgical removal of the anus
proctopexy surgical fixation of the anus
proctoplasty surgical repair of the anus
py/o pus
pyel/o renal pelvis
pyelonephritis inflammation of the kidney and renal pelvis
pyeloplasty surgical repair of the renal pelvis
pyometritis inflammation of the and pus in the uteris
pyosalpinx pus in the uterine tube
pyr/o fire; pain
regurgitatoin the action of flowing backward
Created by: rrweber08