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Med Prep study guide

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Definition
ophthalo*scope   Instrument to visually examine the eye  
olig*ur*ia   Pertaining to too few, not enough urine  
a*trophy   Process of not developing, wasting  
pseudo*neur*oma   false nerve tumor  
macro*cyt*emia   enlarged blood cells  
hepat*itis   inflammation of the liver  
ceph*algia   head pain  
procto*log*ist   specialist in the study of the rectum  
hyper*glyc*emia   excessive sugar in the blood  
gastro*enter*itis   inflammation of the stomach and intestine  
chole*cyst*ectomy   surgical removal of the gall bladder  
tachy*card*ia   pertaining to swift heart rate  
trache*ostomy   surgical new opening in the trachea  
hydro*phob*ia   pertaining to fear of water  
osteo*pathy   disease process of the bone  
pneumo*graph   machine to record the lung  
dys*pnea   abnormal, painful, or difficult breathing  
encechal*itis   inflammation of the brain  
phlebo*plasty   surgical repair of the vein  
septi*cide   kill infection  
nephro*genet*ic   pertaining to being produced in the kidney  
rhino*sten*osis   condition of narrowing of the nose or nasal passages  
meno*rrhag*ia   pertaining to monthly flow/hemorraghe  
arterio* scler*osis   condition of hardening of the arteries  
psycho*log*ist   specialist in the study of the mind  
poly*dactyl*ous   condition of having many fingers or toes  
pyo*rrhea   flow of pus  
inter*cost*al   pertaining to between ribs  
ambi*later*al   pertaining to both sides  
angio*megally   enlargement of the vessels  
neo*kinet*ic   pertaining to new movement  
trans*derm*al   pertaining to across the skin  
a*phasia   not able to speak  
myo*gram   muscle recording  
litho*lysis   dissolving of stones  
hemat*uria   blood in the urine  
cranio*tomy   surgical incision into the skull  
thermo*meter   instrument to measure heat or temperature  
broncho*scopy   process of visually examining the bronchus  
oto*scope   instrument to visually examine the ear  
bi*later*al   pertaining to two sides  
an*esthes*ia   pertaining to no sensation  
hypo*pnea   Low or decreased breathing rate  
oste*oma   bone tumor or mass  
epi*dermis   on top of the skin  
micro*scope   instrument to visually examine small things  
cyan*osis   condition of being blue  
erythro*cyte   red (blood) cell  
hyster*ectomy   surgical removal of the uterus  
HIPAA   Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act  
OBRA   Omnibus Reconciliation Act  
blephar*itis   inflammation of the eyelid  
aden*oid   gland like  
brady*card*ia   pertaining to a slow heart rate  


   






 
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