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Medical Terminology

QuestionAnswer
-algia pain
-astenia weakness
-cele hernia, protrusion
-dynia pain
-cytosis abnormal cell condition (too many)
-ectasis dilated, stretched out
-edema swelling
-emesis vomiting
-emia condition of the blood
-ia state or condition
-iasis abnormal condition
-ism state or condition
-itis inflammation
-lith stone
-lysis and - lytic destruction
-malacia abnormal softening
-meagly enlargement
-oma tumor, mass
-osis abnormal condition
-pathy disease
-penia too few
-phobia fear
-plegia paralysis
-ptosis drooping
-rrhage and -rrhagia bursting forth
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-sclerosis hardened condition
-spasm involuntary muscle contraction
-stasis stopping
-stenosis narrowing
-toxic poison
-uria condition of the urine
-clasia surgical breaking
-desis surgical fixation
-ectomy surgical removal, excision
-ostomy surgically create an opening
-otomy cutting into, insidion
-pexy surgical fixation
-plasty surgical repair
-rrhaphy suture
-tome instrument to cut
-tripsy crushing
-centesis puncture to withdraw fluid
-gram record or picture
-graph inst for recording
-graphy process of recording
-manometer inst for measuring pressure
-meter inst for measuring
-scope inst for viewing
-scopy process of visually examining
-cle small
-cyesis pregnancy
-cyte cell
-derma skin condition
-dipsia thirst
-esthesia feeling, sensation
-gen that which produces
-genesis produces, generates
-genic producing
-globin and -globulin protien
-gravida pregnancy
-kinesia movement
-oid resembling
-ole small
-opia vision
-opsy view of
-osmia sense of smell
-oxia oxygen
-para to bear (offspring)
-partum birth, labor
-pepsia digestion
-phagia eating, swallowing
-phasia speech
-phil attracted to
-phonia voice
-plasm formation, development
-pnea breathing
-poiesis formation
-porosis porous
-ptysis spitting, coughing up
-therapy treatment
-thorax chest
-trophic development
-trophy nourishment, development
-ule small
-er one who
-iatric medical specialty
-iatrist physician
-iatry treatment, medicine
-ician specialist
-ist specialist
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
a without
an without
anti against
brady slow
de without
dys painful, difficult
pachy thick
tachy fast
ante in front of
endo within, inner
epi above, upon
ex outward
extra outside of
hypo below
infra below, under
inter between
intra inside, within
para alongside, near
peri around, near
retro backward, behind
sub beneath, under
supra above
trans across, through
bi 2
di 2
hemi half
hyper excessive
micro small
mono one
multi many
nulli none
pan all
poly many, much
primi first
quadri 4
tri 3
ultra excess
uni one
ante before
neo new
post after
pre before
auto self
eu normal, good
hetero different
homo same
per through
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