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Med Term-Rice Chap 1

Medical Terminology Ivy Tech Jane Rice Chapter 1 Basic

a- Without
ab- Away From
norm rule
-al pertaining to
adhes stuck to
ion process
anti- against
pyret fever
-ic pertaining to
sept putrefaction
tuss cough
-ive nature of, quality of
a- without
-sepsis decay
auto- self
nom law
-y condition
axill armpit
-ary pertaining to
bi(o) life
-opsy to view
cac- bad
-hexia condition
centi- one hundred, one hundredth
-grade a step
-meter measure
centri/i center
-fuge to flee
chem/o chemical
-therapy treatment
dia- through
-gnosis knowledge
-phoresis to carry
dis- apart
infect to infect
-ant forming
epi- upon
dem people
-ic pertaining to
eti/o cause
-logy study of
ex- out
cis to cut
-ion process
hetero- different
gene formation, produce
-ous pertaining to
in- in, into
kil/o a thousand
-gram a weight
macr/o large
scop to examine
mal- bad
format a shaping
-ion process
malighn bad kind
-ant forming
maxim greatest
-al pertaining to
micro- small
-gram a weight
micro- small
organ organ
-ism condition
-scope intrument for examining
milli- one-thousandth
-gram a weight
-liter liter
minim least
-al pertaining to
multi- many, much
-form shape
necr death
-osis contion (usually abnormal)
neo- new
-pathy disease
onc/o tumor
-logy study of
palm palm
-ar pertaining to
pro- before
-gnosis knowledge
prophylact guarding
pyr/o heat, fire
-genic formation, produce
radi/o ray, x-ray
syn- together, with
-drome a course
therm/o hot, heat
top/o place
-graphy recording
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