terms for final quiz 1 beginning of med. terms

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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 to another root
  4. combining form
    root + combining vowel
  5. cell
    fundamental unit of all living things
  6. tissues
    a group of similar cells form ----------
  7. system
    a group of organs working together to perform complex functions
  8. cranial
    body cavity of the brain
  9. thoracic
    body cavity for the heart
  10. abdominal
    body cavity for the stomach
  11. pelvic
    body cavity for the bladder
  12. cele
    hernia
  13. brady
    slow
  14. con
    with
  15. neo
    new
  16. glyco
    sugar
  17. genesis
    producing
  18. gram
    record
  19. phobia
    fear
  20. plasia
    growth
  21. centesis
    remove fluid
  22. malacia
    softening
  23. meter
    to measure
  24. cyte
    cell
  25. bio
    life
  26. hema
    blood
  27. adipo
    fat
  28. pedo
    child
  29. cardio
    heart
  30. arthro
    joint
  31. gastro
    stomach
  32. neuro
    nerve
  33. dermo
    skin
  34. hepato
    liver
  35. reno
    kidney
  36. leuko
    white
  37. thoraco
    chest
  38. cranio
    skull
  39. visero
    internal organs
  40. anterior
    front
  41. proximal
    near attachment
  42. prone
    lying on belly
  43. inferior
    below
  44. lateral
    side
  45. deep
    away from surface
  46. mastocyte
    cell of the breast
  47. necrophobia
    fear of dying
  48. hydrocele
    water hernia
  49. phlebitis
    inflammation of the veins

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