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Nursing Stack 3

Erwin A&P - Murphy Med Terms

a-, an- without, lack of, not
ab- away from
ad- toward
ante- before
anti-, contra- against, opposite
auto- self
brady- slow
dys- difficult, painful, bad
enod-, intra- within, inside
epi- upon, outer, on top
eu- normal, well, easy, good
ex-, ec-, ecto- out, outside
hemi-, semi- half
hyper- above, above normal
hypo-, sub- below, below normal
inter- between
mal- bad
micro- tiny, too small to see w/naked eye
macro- large
nulli- none
olig- scanty, few, light, low
pan- all, complete
per- through
peri- around, surrounding
poly-, multi- many, much, excessive
post- after (as in time), behind (as in location)
pro- before, foreward, first
retro- back, behind
tachy- fast, repid
trans- across, through
-dynia, -algia pain
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cyte cell
-ectomy sergical removal, excision
-emia` blood condition
-gram record (e-ray, graph-, EKG or ECG, etc...)
-graph machine used to record
-graphy process of recording or making a record
-itis inflammation
-lysis breakdown, destruction, seperation
-malacia abnormal softening
-megaly enlargement
-oma tumor, collection of fluid
-pathy disease; dz
-pexy sergical fination, putting something where it belongs
-plasty sergical repair
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathe, breathing
-ptosis drooping, sagging
-rrhage, -rrhagia heavy bleeding
-rrhaphy suture, stitch
-rrhexis rupture, burst
-scalerosis abnormal hardening
-scope instrament for viewing/exam
-scopy process of using scope
-stomy artificial mouth or opening
-therapy treatment, tx
-tomy to cut into, sergical incision
-trophy growth, development
-uria urine condition
Created by: jerwin