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Medical Terms

QuestionAnswer
lip/o fat
-emia blood condition
hyper- excessive
protein protein
angi/o vessel
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
cardi/o heart
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
pste/o bone
ur/o urine
urin/o urine
-al pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-ectomy excision (surgical removal)
-ia condition of
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-stomy creating an opening
-tomy incision
oligo- few or deficient
para- alongside of, abnormal
peri- around
-ac pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-dynia pain
-ium structure or tissue
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
endo- within
epi- upon
sub- below or under
-emia blood condition
hyper- excessive
protein protein
angi/o vessel
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
cardi/o heart
enter/o small intestine
esophag/o esophagus
gastr/o stomach
hem/o blood
hemat/o blood
hepat/o liver
pste/o bone
ur/o urine
urin/o urine
-al pertaining to
-eal pertaining to
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-ectomy excision (surgical removal)
-ia condition of
-itis inflammation
-logy study of
-megaly enlargement
-stomy creating an opening
-tomy incision
oligo- few or deficient
para- alongside of, abnormal
peri- around
-ac pertaining to
-ar pertaining to
-dynia pain
-ium structure or tissue
-rrhaphy suture
-rrhexis rupture
endo- within
epi- upon
sub- below or under
-a -ae
-is -es
-ma -mata
-on -a
-um -a
-us -i
-ax -aces
-ex -ices
-ix -ices
-y -ies
a- without
an- without
anti- against or opposed to
contra- against or opposed to
de- from, down, or not
ab- away from
ad- to, toward or near
circum- around
peri- around
dia- across or through
trans- across or through
e- out or away
ec- out or away
ex- out or away
ecto- outside
exo- outside
extra- outside
en- within
endo- within
intra- within
epi- upon (above)
inter- between
meso- middle
meta- beyond, after or change
para- alongside of or abnormal
retro- backward or behind
sub- below or under
infra- below or under
bi- two or both
hemi- half
semi- half
hyper- above or excessive
hypo- below or deficient
macro- large or long
micro- small
mono- one
uni- one
oligo- few or deficient
pan- all
poly- many
multi- many
quadri- four
super- above or excessive
supra- above or excessive
tri- three
ultra- beyond or excessive
ante- before
pre- before
pro- before
brady- slow
tachy- fast
post- after or behind
re- again or back
con- together or with
syn- together or with
sym- together or with
dys- painful, difficult or faulty
eu- good or normal
neo- new
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-genesis origin or production
-lysis breaking down or dissolution
-megaly enlargement
-oid resembling
-penia abnormal reduction
-rrhea discharge
-spasm involuntary contraction
-cele pouching or hernia
-ectasis expansion or dilation
-emia blood condition
-iasis formation or presence of
-itis inflammation
-malacia softening
-oma tumor
-osis condition or increase
-phil attraction for
-philia attraction for
-ptosis falling or downward displacement
-rrhage to burst forth (blood)
-rrhagia to burst forth (blood)
-centesis puncture for aspiration
-desis binding
-ectomy excision (removal)
-pexy suspension or fixation
-plasty surgical repair or reconstruction
-rrhaphy suture
-tomy incision
-stomy creating an opening
-ation process
-e indicator of a noun
-ia condition of
-ism condition of
-y condition or process of
-ary pertaining to
-ic pertaining to
-ous pertaining to
-tic pertaining to
-icle small
-ole small
-ula small
-ule small
-gram record
-graph instrument for recording
-graphy process of recording
-iatrics treatment
-iatry treatment
-logist specialist
-ist one who specailizes
-meter instrument for measuring
-poiesis formation
-scope instrument for examination
-scopy process of examination
-stasis stop or stand
cyan/o blue
erythr/o red
leuk/o white
melan/o black
aer/o air, gas
hydr/o water
py/o pus
abdomin/o abdomen
lapar/o abdomen
acr/o extremity or topmost
aden/o gland
arthr/o joint
cephal/o head
col/o colon
cyt/o cell
derm/o skin
dermat/o skin
cutane/o skin
hist/o tissue
my/o muscle
muscul/o muscle
nas/o nose
rhin/o nose
nephr/o kidney
neur/o nerve
or/o mouth
oste/o bone
pneum/o air or lung
pneumon/o air or lung
carcin/o cancer
crin/o to secrete
esthesi/o sensation
fibr/o fiber
gen/o origin or production
gynec/o woman
lith/o stone
morph/o form
necr/o death
onc/o tumor or mass
orth/o straight, normal or correct
path/o disease
ped/o child or foot
phag/o eat or swallow
phas/o speech
phob/o exaggerated fear or sensitivity
plas/o formation
psych/o mind
scler/o hard
son/o sound
sten/o narrow
therm/o heat
tox/o poison
toxic/o poison
troph/o nourishment or developement
Created by: jrcm03