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Nancy Caroline MT

Medical terminology

cyan/o blue discoloration of the skin
erythr/o red discoloration of the skin
leuk/o white discoloration of the skin
melan/o black discoloration of the skin
poli/o grey discoloration of the skin
tonsill/o tonsills
-itis inflamation of
-ectomy surgical removal of
cardi/o heart
-ac pertaining to
neur/o nerve
-plasty surgical repair of
gastr/o stomach
enter/o small intestines
-osis abnormal condition
crani skull
-um a noun ending
path/o disease
-ology the study of
-algia pain
-dynia pain
-malacia abnormal softening
arteri/o artery
-sclerosis abnormal hardening
-megaly enlargement
-necrosis tissue death
-stenosis abnormal narrowing
-centesis surgical puncture to remove fluid for diagnostic testing
abdomin/o abdomen
-graphy process of producing a picture or record
angi/o blood vessel
-scopy visual examination
end/o within
-rrhage bleeding, bursting forth, or abnormal excessice flow
-rrhagia bleeding, bursting forth, or abnormal excessice flow
hem/o blood
-rrhaphy surgical suturing to close a wound. staples, sutures and or glue
-rrhea flow or discharge
dia through
-rrhexis rupture
my/o muscle
-nat- birth
-al pertaining to
peri surrounding
Created by: BMurray



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