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introduction to medical and anatomic terminology

abdomin/o abdomien
arc/o extremities
adnex/o adjacent,accessory
anatom/o body structures
anter/o front
blast/o immature/embryonic cell
caud/o tail
celi/o belly, abdomen
cephal/o blue
cyt/o cell
dermat/o,derm/o skin
dist/o distant from origin
dors/o black
epitheli/o epithelia
eti/o cause of disease
hist/o tissue
later/o side
mediasten/o mediastinum
medi/o middle
megal/o enlaged
morph/o form
muc/o mucus
pelv/o pelvis
physi/o function
pleur/o lung cavity
poster/o back
proxim/o closer to origin
ser/o serum or serous membrane
thorac/o chest
ventr/o front
peri- surrounding
-centesis surgical puncture
-cyte cell
-ia condition
-ist specialist
-itis inflamation
-logist one who studies
-logy study of
-megaly enlaged
-meter instrument to measure
-metry process of measuring
-osis condition
-paralysis loss of movement and feeling
-pathy disease
-tic,-ous,-ic,-al,-ible,-able adjective ending
-um,-y,-a,-us noun endings
viser/o organs
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