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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. carcin/o
    cancer
  3. cardi/o
    heart
  4. chem/o
    chemical
  5. cis/o
    to cut
  6. cyt/o
    cell
  7. dermat/o
    skin
  8. enter/o
    small intestine
  9. epitheli/o
    epithelium (portion of the skin)
  10. gastr/o
    stomach
  11. gynec/o
    female
  12. hemat/o
    hem/o
    blood
  13. hist/o
    tissue
  14. hydr/o
    water
  15. immun/o
    immune
  16. laryng/o
    larynx/voice box
  17. lip/o
    fat
  18. morph/o
    shape
  19. my/o
    muscle
  20. nephr/o
    kidney
  21. neur/o
    nerves
  22. onc/o
    tumors
  23. onych/o
    ungu/o
    nails
  24. ophthalm/o
    eye
  25. ot/o
    ear
  26. path/o
    disease
  27. pulmon/o
    lung
  28. rhin/o
    nose
  29. sarc/o
    flesh; connective tissue
  30. ur/o
    urine/urinary tract
  31. viscer/o
    internal organs
  32. a-
    without; away from
  33. an-
    without
  34. ante-
    before; in front of
  35. anti-
    against
  36. auto-
    self
  37. carcin/o
    cancer
  38. brady-
    slow
  39. dys-
    painful; difficult
  40. endo-
    within; inner
  41. epi-
    upon; over
  42. eu-
    normal; good
  43. heter/o
    different
  44. homo-
    same
  45. hyper-
    over; above
  46. hypo-
    under; below
  47. infra-
    under; beneath; below
  48. inter-
    among; between
  49. intra-
    within; inside
  50. macro-
    large
  51. micro-
    small
  52. neo-
    new
  53. pan-
    all
  54. para-
    beside; beyond; near
  55. per-
    through
  56. peri-
    around
  57. post-
    after
  58. pre-
    before; in front of
  59. pseudo-
    false
  60. retro-
    backward; behind
  61. sub-
    below; under
  62. super-
    above; excess
  63. supra-
    above
  64. tachy-
    rapid; fast
  65. trans-
    thru; across
  66. ultra-
    beyond; excess
  67. hemi-
    half
  68. nulli-
    none
  69. poly-
    many
  70. -algia
    pain
  71. -cele
    hernia; protrusion
  72. -cise
    cut
  73. -cyte
    cell
  74. -dynia
    pain
  75. -ectasis
    dilation
  76. -gen
    that which produces
  77. -genisis
    produces; generates
  78. -genic
    producing; produced by
  79. -ia
    state; condition
  80. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  81. -ism
    state of
  82. -itis
    inflammation
  83. -logist
    one who studies
  84. -logy
    study of
  85. -lysis
    destruction
  86. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  87. -megaly
    enlargement; large
  88. -oma
    tumor; mass
  89. -osis
    abnormal condition
  90. -pathy
    disease
  91. -plasia
    development; growth
  92. -plasm
    formation; development
  93. -ptosis
    drooping
  94. -rrhage
    excessive abnormal flow
  95. -rrhea
    discharge; flow
  96. -rrhexis
    rupture
  97. -sclerosis
    hardening
  98. -stasis
    control or stop
  99. -stenosis
    narrowing
  100. -therapy
    threatment
  101. -trophy
    nourishment; development
  102. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  103. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  104. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  105. -otomy
    cutting into
  106. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  107. -plasty
    surgical repair
  108. -rrhaphy
    suture
  109. -gram
    record or picture
  110. -graph
    instrument for recording
  111. -graphy
    process of recording
  112. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  113. -metry
    process of measuring
  114. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  115. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  116. pluralization for words ending in -a
    (vertebra)
    • -ae
    • (vertabrae)
  117. pluralization for words ending in -ax

    (thorax)
    -ces

    (thoraces)
  118. pluralization for words ending in -ex or -ix

    (appendix)
    -ces

    (appendices)
  119. pluralization for words ending in -is

    (metastasis)
    -ses

    (metastases)
  120. pluralization for words ending in -ma

    (sarcoma)
    -ta

    (sarcomata)
  121. pluralization for words ending in -nx

    (phalanx)
    -ges

    (phalanges)
  122. pluralization for words ending in -on

    (ganglion)
    -a

    (ganglia)
  123. pluralization for words ending in -us

    (nucleus)
    -i

    (nuclei)
  124. pluralization for words ending in -um

    (ovum)
    -a

    (ova)
  125. pluralization for words ending in -y

    (biopsy)
    -ies

    (biopsies)
  126. eponym
    medical term derived from a person's name
  127. remission
    modern medical term meaning disease no longer showing signs of activity
  128. inflammation
    basic way that the body reacts to infection, irritation or injury
  129. benign
    non-malignant; no cancer
  130. malignant
    tending to be severe and gets progressively worse
  131. is a combining vowel needed between two root words if the second root word begins with a vowel?
    yes, a combining vowel is used
  132. is a combining vowel needed between a root word and a suffix if the suffix begins with a vowel?
    no a combining vowel is not needed
  133. abbreviation for diagnosis
    DX
  134. abbreviation for prognosis
    PX
  135. abbreviation for basal cell carcinoma
    BCC
  136. abbreviation for metastasis
    METS
  137. abbreviation for cancer
    CA
  138. History and Physical
    notes composed by admitting doc, details patient's history, results of exam, initial diagnoses, plan of treatment
  139. Physician's Orders
    complete list of care, meds, tests and tx ordered
  140. Nurse's Notes
    record of care throughout the day, including vitals, tx specifics, response to tx, and condition
  141. Diagnostic Reports
    results of tests performed (mostly lab and med imaging reports)
  142. Informed Consent
    doc voluntarily signed by a patient that describes the purpose, methods, prodedures, benefits and risks of a procedure

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