med terms ch 4

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med terms ch 4
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. an/o
    anus (opening of the digestive tract to the outside of the body)
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. cardi/o
    heart
  5. carp/o
    carpals (wrist bones)
  6. cis/o
    to cut
  7. cost/o
    ribs
  8. crani/o
    skull
  9. cutane/o
    skin
  10. dur/o
    dura mater (outermost meningeal membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord)
  11. gen/o
    to produce, to begin
  12. glyc/o
    sugar
  13. hemat/o
    blood
  14. later/o
    side
  15. men/o
    menses (monthly discharge of blood from the lining of the uterus)
  16. nat/i
    birth
  17. neur/o
    nerve
  18. norm/o
    rule, order
  19. oste/o
    bone
  20. peritone/o
    peritoneum (membrane surrounding the organs in the abdomen)
  21. plas/o
    formation, growth, development
  22. ren/o
    nervekidney
  23. scapul/o
    scapula (shoulder blade)
  24. son/o
    sound
  25. thyroid/o
    thyroid gland
  26. top/o
    to put, place, position
  27. troph/o
    development, nourishment
  28. urethr/o
    urethra (tube leading from the bladder to the outside of the body)
  29. uter/o
    uterus
  30. ven/o
    vein
  31. vertebr/o
    vertebra (backbone)
  32. -al
    pertaining to
  33. -ation
    process, condition
  34. -cision
    process of cutting
  35. -crine
    secretion
  36. -dipsia
    thirst
  37. -emia
    blood condition
  38. --gen
    to produce
  39. -graphy
  40. process of recording
  41. -ia
    condition
  42. -ic
    pertaining to
  43. -ine
    pertaining to
  44. -ism
    condition, process
  45. -lapse
    to fall, slide
  46. -lysis
    loosening, breakingdown, separation, destruction
  47. -meter
    to measure
  48. -mission
    to send
  49. -mortem
    death
  50. -oma
    tumor, mass
  51. -ous
    pertaining to
  52. -partum
    birth
  53. --pathy
    disease condition
  54. -phagia
    to eat, swallow
  55. -phasia
    to speak
  56. -plasm
    formation
  57. -plagia
    paralysis
  58. -pnea
    breating
  59. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  60. -scopy
    process of visual examination
  61. -section
    to cut
  62. -stasis
    to stand, place, stop, control
  63. -tension
    pressure
  64. -thesis
    to put, place (state of putting or placing)
  65. -tic
    pertaining to
  66. -trophy
    nourishment, development
  67. -um
    structure
  68. -uria
    urine condition
  69. -y
    process, condition
  70. a-
    no
  71. an-
    not, without
  72. ab-
    away
  73. ad-
    toward
  74. ana-
    up, apart
  75. ante-
    before, forward
  76. anti-
    against
  77. bi-
    two, both
  78. brady-
    slow
  79. con-
    with, together
  80. dia-
    complete, through
  81. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
  82. ec-
    outside, out
  83. endo-
    within, in, inner
  84. epi-
    above, upon
  85. ex-
    out
  86. extra-
    outside
  87. hemi-
    half
  88. hyper-
    excessive, too much, above
  89. hypo-
    deficient, too little, below
  90. in-
    in, into
  91. inter-
    between
  92. intra-
    within
  93. mal-
    bad
  94. meta-
    change, beyond
  95. neo-
    new
  96. para-
    beside, enar, along the side of
  97. peri-
    surrounding
  98. poly-
    many, much
  99. post-
    after, behind
  100. pre-
    before
  101. pro-
    before, forward
  102. pros-
    before, forward
  103. quadri-
    four
  104. re-
    back, behind
  105. retro-
    back, behind
  106. sub-
    under, less than
  107. syn-
    with, together
  108. tachy-
    fast
  109. trans-
    across, through
  110. tri-
    three
  111. ultra-
    beyond
  112. uni-
    one

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