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Medical Terms for final
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  1. root
    foundation of medical terms
  2. suffix
    a word ending that describes the root
  3. o
    the vowel that most commonly links the root to the suffix or to another root
  4. combining form
    root + combining vowel
  5. cell
    fundamental unit of all living things
  6. tissues
    group of similar cells
  7. What are organs comprised of?
    several types of tissue
  8. system
    a group of organs working together to perform complex functions
  9. What body cavity does the brain belong to?
    cranial
  10. What body cavity does the heart belong to?
    thoracic
  11. What body cavity does the stomach belong to?
    abdominal
  12. What body cavity does the bladder belong to?
    pelvic
  13. cele
    hernia
  14. brady
    slow
  15. con
    with
  16. neo
    new
  17. glyco
    sugar
  18. genesis
    producing
  19. gram
    record
  20. phobia
    fear
  21. plasia
    growth
  22. centesis
    remove fluid
  23. malacia
    softening
  24. meter
    to measure
  25. cyte
    cell
  26. bio
    life
  27. hema
    blood
  28. adipo
    fat
  29. pedo
    child
  30. cardio
    heart
  31. arthro
    joint
  32. gastro
    stomach
  33. neuro
    nerve
  34. dermo
    skin
  35. hepato
    liver
  36. reno
    kidney
  37. leuko
    white
  38. thoraco
    chest
  39. cranio
    skull
  40. visero
    internal organs
  41. anterior
    front
  42. proximal
    near attachment
  43. prone
    lying on belly
  44. inferior
    below
  45. lateral
    side
  46. deep
    away from surface
  47. mastocyte
    cell of the breast
  48. necrophobia
    fear of death
  49. hydrocele
    water hernia
  50. phlebitis
    inflammation of a vein
  51. stool guaiac
    test that is used to determine if blood is present in feces
  52. cirrhosis
    chronic disease of the liver with degeneration of liver cells
  53. gastroesophageal reflux
    heartburn is a symptom of this disease in which solids and fluids return to the mouth from the stomach
  54. jejunum
    the second portion of the small intestine
  55. duodenum
    the first portion of the small intestine
  56. ileum
    the third portion of the small intestine
  57. defecation
    expulsion or passage of feces from body
  58. gallbladder
    small sac under the liver, stores bile
  59. esophagus
    tube connecting throat to stomach
  60. pharynx
    medical term for throat
  61. cecum
    first part of the large intestine
  62. colon
    the large intestine
  63. melena
    black, tarry stools (contains blood)
  64. jaundice
    yellow-orange coloration of the skin caused by hyperbilirubinema
  65. leukoplakia
    white patches on the mucosa of the mouth
  66. volvulvus
    twisting of the intestine upon itself
  67. intussusception
    telescoping of the intestines
  68. ascites
    abnormal accumulation of fluid in the abdomen
  69. buccal
    referring to toward the cheek
  70. sphincter
    ring of muscle that controls the enter or exit of food to or from the stomach
  71. peristalsis
    involuntary, progressive rhythmic muscular contractions of the esophagus and intestines
  72. cholelithiasis
    condition of having stones in the gallbladder
  73. dysentary
    painful, inflammed intestines
  74. dysphagia
    difficulty in swallowing or eating
  75. esophageal varices
    pertaining to varicose veins in the esophagus
  76. diverticulosis
    abnormal outpouchings of the intestinal wall
  77. ase
    enzyme
  78. chole
    gall
  79. laparo
    abdomen
  80. procto
    rectum
  81. stomato
    mouth
  82. litho
    stone
  83. emesis
    vomiting
  84. plasty
    repair
  85. rrhage
    bursting of blood
  86. arteriole
    smallest artery
  87. Bowman capsule
    enclosing structure surrounding each glomerulus

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