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Terminology6

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an- not, without, absence of
a- not, without, absence of
anti- against
brady- slow
dys- bad, painful, difficult
endo- in, within
epi- above,
eu- good, normal, well, easily
extra- outside,out
hyper- above, excessive
hypo- below, deficient
intra- in, within
mono- one
per- through
peri- around
pneu- lungs, air
pro- before
tachy- fast, rapid
trans- across, through
-al pertaining to
-algia pain
-capnia carbon dioxide (co2)
-cele hernia, swelling, protusion
-centesis surgical puncture
-crasia mixture, blending
-cyte cell
-ectasis dilation, expansion
-ectomy excision, surgical removal
-emia blood condition
-fusion pouring
-gram record, writing, x-ray, film
-graph instrument to record
-graphy process of recording
-ia condition of
-ic pertaining to
-itis inflammation
-lysis separation, destruction, loosening
-malacia softening
-megaly enlargement
-meter instrument to measure
-ology the study of
-oma tumor
-ostomy forming a new opening
-pathy disease
-penia deficiency, decrease
-pexy fixation, suspension
-phage eating, swallowing, digesting
-phonia voice, sound
-plegia paralysis
-pnea breathing
-ptosis proloapse, downward, displacement
-ptysis spitting
-rraphy suture
-rrhea discharge, flow
-rrhexis rupture
-scope instrument to examine/view
-scopy visual exam, process of viewing/examining
-spasm twitching, spasm
-sphyxia pulse
-stasis standing still, stopping, control
-stenosis narrowing,
-thorax chest, thorax
adenoid/o adenoids
alveol/o alveolus;air sac
anthrac/o coal, coal dust, black
bronch/o bronchus
bronchiol/o bronchiole
chrom/o color
coni/o dust
cyan/o blue
epiglott/o epiglottis
hem/o blood
laryng/o larynx
lip/o fat
lob/o lobe
myc/o fungus
nas/o nose
olfact/o smell, sense of smell
or/o mouth
orth/o straight
ox/i oxygen
ox/o oxygen
ox/y oxygen
pector/o chest
pharyng/o pharynx
phon/o sound, voice
phren/or diaphragm; mind
pleur/o pleura; side of body
pneum/o air; lungs
pneumon/o air; lungs
pseud/o false; fake
pulm/o lungs
pulmon/o lung
py/o pus
rhin/o nose
sept/o septum, partition
sinus/o sinus cavity
sphygm/o pulse
spir/o breath, breathing
steth/o chest
thorac/o chest, thorax
tonsill/o tonsil
trache/o trachea (windpipe)
albunim/o albumin
aneurysm/o widened blood vessel, widening
angi/o vessel
aort/o aorta
arteri/o artery
arteriol/o arteriole, small artery
ather/o fatty plaque
atri/o atrium
bilirubin/o bilirubin
cardi/o heart
coron/o crown, encircling, structure
cyt/o cell
ech/o repeated sound
electr/o electricity
embol/o embolus (plug)
erythr/o red
fibrill/o muscular twitching
fibrin/0 fibrin (threads of a clot)
hemangi/o blood vessel
hemat/o blood
isch/o to hold back; block
leuk/o white
lipid/o fat, lipids
macr/o large
my/o muscle
necr/o death; necrosis
phag/o swallowing, eating, digesting
phleb/o vein
reticul/o net, mesh
scler/o hardening
septi/o seven
septic/ poison
ser/o serum
sten/o narrowing
thromb/o blood clot; thrombin
valv/o valve
valvul/o small valve
vas/o vessel
vascul/o vessel
ven/o vein
ventricul/o ventricle (of heart or brain)
aden/o gland
ambul/o walk
ametr/o out of proportion
anis/o unequal
aque/o water
blephar/o eyelid
caust/o burning
cardi/o heart
conjunctiv/o conjunctiva
contus/o bruise
convolut/o coiled and twisted
core/o pupil
corne/o cornea
cortic/o cortex; outer region
cyt/o cell
dendr/o branching
dipl/o two/ double
dur/o hard; dura mater
encephal/o brain
eustachian/o eustachian tube
gli/o glueg
gyr/o turning or folding
irit/o iris
kinesi/o movement
kinet/o movement
lacrim/o ter, lacrimal duct
lact/o milk
macul/o spot
medull/o inner region; medulla
myc/o fungus
myel/o bone marrow; spinal cord
narc/o stupor;
noct/o night
ocul/o eye
ophhthalm/o eye
ot/o ear
phac/o lens
plex/o plexus/network
poli/o gray matter
presby/o old age
pseud/o false; fake
radicul/o root;nerve root
scot/o darkness
somn/o sleep
staped/o stapes
sulc/o groove
synaps/o point of contact
tympan/o tympanic membrane;eardrum
vitre/o vitreous humor; glassy
-asthenia weakness; debility
-cusis hearing loss
-lepsy seizure
-oid resembling
-opia vision
para- beside, beyond, near
contra- against
bi- two;double
eso- inward
ex0- outward; outside
hemi- half
hydro- water
-ion the act of
-ism condition of
-tome instrument to cut
-tomy incision
-tropia turning
uni- one
ambul/o walk
ambulat/o walk
athet/o uncontrolled
ax/o axis or mainstream
caus/o burning
caust/o burning
cerebell/o head
concuss/o shaken together
cyst/o bladder
cerebell/o cerebellum
cerebr/o cerebrum
convolut/o coiled and twisted
cortic/o cortex
crani/o cranium
dendr/o branching
dur/o hard; dura mater
gangli/o ganglion
ganglion/o ganglion
glauc/o gray
hemat/o blood
iris/o iris
mening/o meninges
neur/i nerve;nervous system
phot/o light
sympath/o sympathetic nerve
thalam/o thalamus, chamber
ton/o tension; pressure
ventricul/o ventricle
sub- below; under
-phasia speech
-dynia pain
acous/o hearing
acoust/o hearing
ambly/o dull/dim
ametr/o out of proportion
audi/o hearing
audit/o hearing
aur/o ear
canth/o corner of the eye
chlor/o green
choroid/o choroid
chromat/o color
cochle/o cochlea
cycl/o ciliary body of eye
dacry/o tear duct; tear
dermat/o skin
fove/o pit
labyrinth/o labyrinth; maze
lacrim/o tear duct; tear
lute/o yellow
lact/o milk
macul/o spot
mastoid/o mastoid
mon/o one
myring/o eardrum; tympanic membrane
nyct/o night
pinn/o external ear
retin/o retina
salping/o tube (fallopian or eustachian)
staped/o stapes
strab/o squint eyed
tars/o edge of eyelid
xanth/o yellow
-opsia inequality of vision
opia vision (condition)
acr/o extremeties
andr/o male
calc/o calcium
gluc/o sweetness; sugar
glyc/o sweetness; sugar
gonad/o gonads
kal/o potassium
ket/o ketones; ketone bodies
parathyroid/o parathyroid glands
pineal/o pineal gland
somat/o body
thyroid/0 thyroid gland
thyr/o thyroid gland
adren/o adrenal glands
ADRENAL/n/oO adrenal glands
crin/o secrete
gynec/o woman; female
home/o same ; alike
hypophys/o pituitary gland
lute/o yellow
melan/o black
pancreat/o pancreas
pituit/o pituitary gland
ren/o kidne
thym/o thymus gland
toxic/o poison
ad- toward; in direction of
inter- between
mal- bad; poor
meta- change; beyond
micro- small
pan- all ; every; entire
poly- many; much
post- after
pre- before; in front of
tri- three
semi- half
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