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Intro To Med Term

Intro To Medical Terminology

brady- slow
hypo- below, deficient
dys- painful, difficult, abnormal
supra- above
hyper- above, more than normal
inter- between
tachy- fast
micro- small
retro- behind, backwards
sub- below, underneath, less than
-algia pain or painful condition
-therapy treatment
-logy the study of
-itis inflammation of
-oma tumor, mass
-pathy disease, suffering
-logist one who studies
-ia condition, state, thing
-rrhea flow, discharge
-malacia condition of softening
-cise cut out
-trophy process of development
abdomin/o- abdomen
cardi/o- heart
chondr/o- cartilage
crani/o- cranium or skull
dermat/o- skin
enter/o- intestine
gastr/o- stomach
gynec/o- female/woman
hemat/o- blood
laryng/o- larnyx or voice box
lumb/o- lower back
muscul/o- muscle
neur/o- nerve
opthalm/o- eye
ot/o- ear
pulmon/o- lung
skelet/o- skeleton
ur/o- urine or urinary system
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