Medical Terminology

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  1. pharmac-
    Drug
  2. phot-
    Light
  3. en-
    in
  4. contra-
    Against/Counter
  5. thel-
    Nipple
  6. corne-
    Horny
  7. phleb-
    Vein
  8. lobo-
    Section
  9. pleur-
    Pleura (membrane)
  10. hormone
    Excite
  11. leio-
    Smooth
  12. helio-
    Sun
  13. celio-
    Abdomen
  14. acousti-
    Hearing
  15. nephr-
    Kidney
  16. gen-
    Original, Production
  17. opthalm-
    opt-
    Eye
  18. hydro-
    Water
  19. epi-
    Upon
  20. -ectasis
    Expansion
  21. gingiv-
    Gum
  22. viscero-
    Organ
  23. oto-
    Ear
  24. -centesis
    Puncture
  25. -oma
    Tumor
  26. glosso-
    Tounge
  27. grad-
    Walk, Take Steps
  28. benign
    Mild- NOT Cancerous
  29. semen
    Seed
  30. vesic-
    Bladder
  31. -iasis
    Condition
  32. vuls-
    Twitch or Pull
  33. dactyl-
    Finger/Toe
  34. -ostomy
    Create an Opening
  35. hyster-
    Uterus
  36. ptyal-
    Saliva
  37. phage
    To Eat
  38. colp(o)-
    Hollow, Vagina
  39. palpebr-
    Eyelid
  40. cor
    Heart
  41. necr-
    Dead
  42. mi-
    Less
  43. ante-
    Before
  44. pect-
    Chest
  45. eury-
    Broad
  46. odont-
    Tooth
  47. aur-
    Ear
  48. -ologist
    Specialist
  49. mening-
    Membrane
  50. -pexy
    Suspension
  51. tumor
    Swelling
  52. dacry-
    Tear
  53. cheil-
    Lip
  54. ost-
    Bone
  55. tarso-
    Ankle
  56. proct-
    Anus
  57. spasm
    Involuntary Contraction
  58. cyst-
    Sac Containing Fluid (Bladder)
  59. lymph-
    Watery Fluid
  60. ton-
    stretch
  61. -rrhag
    burst, burst forth
  62. fac-
    Make, Do
  63. phob-
    Fear
  64. enter-
    Intestines
  65. -osis
    Any Condition
  66. ovar-
    Egg
  67. neo-
    New
  68. dors-
    Back
  69. -trophy
    Development
  70. oment-
    Covering
  71. cec-
    Blind Passage
  72. pneum
    Lung
  73. pulmo-
    Lung
  74. carcin-
    Cancer
  75. sinus
    Hollow Space
  76. antr-
    Cavity
  77. alveol-
    Cavity
  78. spas-
    Pull, Draw
  79. strict-
    Draw Tight
  80. oophor-
    Ovary
  81. semi-
    Half
  82. dent-
    Teeth
  83. megal-
    Enlarged
  84. cardi-
    Heart
  85. aer-
    Air
  86. gravid
    Pregnant
  87. -tope
    Place
  88. ameb-
    Change
  89. plast-
    Surgical Repair
  90. rug-
    Wrinkle, Fold, Crease
  91. my-
    Muscle
  92. -dyn-
    Pain
  93. sphenic-
    Wedge
  94. auto-
    Self
  95. lingua-
    Tounge
  96. glyco-
    Sweet/Sugar
  97. pariet-
    Wall
  98. umbilic-
    Navel
  99. -esthesia
    Sensation
  100. mast-
    Breast
  101. -oid
    Like
  102. furca-
    Fork-Shaped
  103. -rrhaphy
    Suture
  104. -ectomy
    Surgical Removal
  105. salpingo-
    Tube
  106. cantho-
    Angle at the end of the Eyelid
  107. crani-
    Skull
  108. turbin-
    Shaped like a Top
  109. dynam-
    POWER
  110. dura
    Hard
  111. scirr(h)-
    Hard- in relation to a tumor
  112. ren-
    Kidney
  113. -penia
    Decrease
  114. scler(a)-
    Hard- in relation to the white of the eye
  115. lumbo-
    Loins
  116. tarso-
    Framework of the Eyelid
  117. clas-
    Break
  118. duct-
    Tube
  119. lig-
    Ligament
  120. ili-
    Ilium
  121. pseud-
    False
  122. platy-
    Flat
  123. phrag-
    Fence
  124. gyn-
    Female
  125. maxill-
    Upper Jawbone
  126. ment-
    Mind
  127. gran-
    Grain, Particle
  128. labi-
    Lip
  129. mamm-
    Breast
  130. squam-
    Scale
  131. adnexa-
    Ties, Connection
  132. orchi-
    Testis
  133. metr-
    Uterus
  134. pan-
    All
  135. fiss-
    Split
  136. ger-
    Old
  137. scol-
    Curved
  138. di-
    Twice
  139. somni-
    Sleep
  140. puer-
    Child
  141. therm-
    Heat
  142. -algia
    Pain
  143. leuk-
    White
  144. hemi-
    Half
  145. splanchn-
    Internal Organs
  146. volv-
    To Roll
  147. -crine
    To Secrete
  148. sarc-
    Flesh
  149. plak-
    Plate
  150. part-
    Labor, Bring Forth
  151. orth-
    Straight
  152. olfact-
    Smell
  153. schiz-
    Split
  154. poster-
    Back Part
  155. sacro-
    Sacrum
  156. heter-
    Other
  157. brachy-
    Short
  158. erythro-
    Red
  159. lith-
    Stone
  160. peps-
    Digest
  161. hom-
    Same
  162. malign-
    BAD!
  163. micr-
    Small
  164. phon-
    Voice, Sound
  165. -plasia
    Development
  166. blephar-
    Eyelid
  167. -cele
    Hernia
  168. or-
    Mouth
  169. -ptosis
    Falling
  170. phak-
    Lens
  171. thorac-
    Chest
  172. -otomy
    Cut Into
  173. tegument
    Covering, Skin
  174. meta-
    Beyond
  175. sta-
    Stand
  176. trachel-
    Neck
  177. lien-
    Spleen
  178. vestibule
    Entrance
  179. xer-
    Dry
  180. osmo-
    Odor
  181. vena-
    Vein
  182. kerat-
    Horny
  183. gangli-
    Swelling
  184. plexus
    Braid
  185. edema
    Swelling
  186. later-
    Side
  187. angi-
    Vessel
  188. acro-
    Extremities
  189. histo-
    Tissue
  190. stoma-
    Mouth
  191. chole-
    Bile
  192. tympan-
    Eardrum
  193. vaso-
    Vessel
  194. ambi-
    Both
  195. phren-
    Mind
  196. psycho-
    Mind
  197. spondyl-
    Spinal Column
  198. rachi-
    Spinal Column
  199. cut-
    Skin
  200. ependym-
    Wrapping
  201. fascia
    Sheet, Band
  202. eu-
    Good
  203. pod-
    Foot
  204. proli-
    Offspring
  205. -malacia
    Soft
  206. post
    After
  207. ventr-
    Front
  208. inter-
    Between
  209. proxim-
    Nearest
  210. syn-
    sym-
    Together
  211. retr(o)-
    Behind
  212. dia-
    Through
  213. myel-
    Marrow, Spinal Cord
  214. thromb-
    Lump, Clot
  215. pachy-
    Thick
  216. dis-
    Apart
  217. basi-
    Base
  218. pelvi-
    Pelvis
  219. ovario-
    Ovary
  220. adreno-
    Adrenal Gland
  221. appendic-
    Appendix
  222. thyro-
    Thyroid
  223. splen-
    Spleen
  224. arter-
    Artery
  225. gastr-
    Stomach
  226. hem(at)-
    Blood
  227. -asthenia
    Weakness
  228. -ology
    The Study Of
  229. mal-
    Bad
  230. cost-
    Rib
  231. ocul-
    Eye
  232. an-
    a-
    Without, Not
  233. -scop
    Observe
  234. sept-
    Wall, Fence
  235. bucc(o)-
    Cheek
  236. dendr-
    Tree, Branching
  237. cilia
    Eyelash
  238. dys-
    Bad
  239. melan-
    Black
  240. lact-
    Milk
  241. cephal-
    Head
  242. lacrim-
    Tear
  243. dermat-
    Skin
  244. astr-
    Star Shaped
  245. burso-
    Sac
  246. pilo-
    Hair
  247. trip-
    Rub, Friction
  248. -plegia
    Paralysis
  249. path-
    Disease
  250. onych-
    Nail, Claw
  251. rhin-
    Nose
  252. ramus
    Branch
  253. neuro-
    Nervous System
  254. cauda-
    Tail
  255. cerebr-
    Brain
  256. digit
    Finger, Toe
  257. crine-
    Move
  258. calc-
    Heel, Stone
  259. chondr-
    Cartilage
  260. poly-
    Many
  261. thalam-
    Inner Chamber
  262. iris
    Colored Membrane of the Eye
  263. sub-
    Under
  264. colla-
    Glue
  265. -lysis
    Loosening, Destruction
  266. cyan-
    Blue
  267. strept-
    Twist
  268. -desis
    Binding
  269. mani-
    Madness
  270. spiro-
    Coil
  271. onco-
    Tumor
  272. hepat-
    Liver
  273. bili-
    Bile
  274. cyt-
    Cell
  275. radic-
    Root
  276. -gram
    Record
  277. radi-
    Ray
  278. fistul
    Pipe
  279. encephal-
    Brain
  280. physio-
    The Body
  281. -emesis
    Vomiting
  282. metabol(e)
    Change
  283. steno-
    Narrow, Contracted
  284. sedat-
    Quiet, Calm
  285. pre-
    In Front Of, Before
  286. pro-
    In Front Of, Before
  287. ab-
    Away From, Not
  288. apo-
    Away From
  289. hyper-
    Above, More Than Normal
  290. para-
    Beside, Beyond
  291. ex-
    Out, Away From
  292. infra-
    Beneath
  293. cata-
    Down
  294. infer-
    Under
  295. hypo-
    Under
  296. amphi-
    Around, On Both Sides
  297. peri-
    About, Around
  298. supra-
    Above
  299. end-
    Inside, Within
  300. intra-
    Within
  301. per-
    Throughout
  302. utero-
    Uterus
  303. pyle-
    Gate, Opening
  304. traumat-
    Wound
  305. trich-
    Hair
  306. urethr-
    Urethra
  307. arthr-
    Joint
  308. pharyng-
    Pharynx
  309. duodeno-
    Duodenum
  310. ureter-
    Ureter
  311. laryng-
    Larynx
  312. bronch-
    Bronchus
  313. col-
    Colon
  314. somato-
    Body
  315. lapar-
    Abdominal Wall
  316. mechano-
    Machine
  317. cheir-
    Hand
  318. morph-
    Form
  319. lept-
    Slender
  320. iso-
    Equal
  321. macro-
    Large
  322. lal-
    Speech
  323. myco-
    Fungus
  324. brady-
    Slow
  325. aden-
    Gland
  326. cervic-
    Neck
  327. trans-
    Through, Across
  328. tens-
    Stretch
  329. glom-
    A Round Mass
  330. cryo-
    Cold
  331. hypno-
    Sleep
  332. gemin-
    Twin
  333. hallux
    BIG TOE
  334. esophag-
    Esophagus
  335. myring-
    Eardrum
  336. blast-
    Bud
  337. med-
    Middle
  338. -rrhe
    Flow
  339. -itis
    Inflammation
  340. macul-
    Spot
  341. rhexis
    Break, Burst
  342. anti-
    Against
  343. lip-
    Fat
  344. bi-
    Two, Double, Both
  345. tri-
    Three
  346. ile-
    Ileum
  347. therap-
    Therapy
  348. vert-
    Turn
  349. cau-
    Burn
  350. capit-
    Head

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