Med Terminology Book Ch. 1

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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthr/o
    joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    cancerous, cancer
  5. cardi/o
    heart
  6. cephal/o
    head
  7. cerebr/o
    cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  8. cis/o
    to cut
  9. crin/o
    secrete (to form and give off)
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)
  11. derm/o
    dermat/o
    skin
  12. electr/o
    electricity
  13. encephal/o
    brain
  14. enter/o
    intestines (usually the small intestine)
  15. erythr/o
    red
  16. gastr/o
    stomach
  17. cyt/o
    cell
  18. gnos/o
    knowledge
  19. gynec/o
    woman, female
  20. hemat/o
    hem/o
    blood
  21. hepat/o
    liver
  22. iatr/o
    treatment
  23. leuk/o
    white
  24. nephr/o
    kidney
  25. neur/o
    nerve
  26. onc/o
    tumor
  27. ophthalm/o
    eye
  28. oste/o
    bone
  29. path/o
    disease
  30. ped/o
    child
  31. psych/o
    mind
  32. radi/o
    x-rays
  33. ren/o
    kidney
  34. rhin/o
    nose
  35. sarc/o
    flesh
  36. sect/o
    to cut
  37. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  38. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  39. -ac
    -al
    -ic
    -ical
    • pertaining to
    • examples:
    • cardiac
    • neural
    • gastric
  40. -algia
    pain
  41. -cyte
    cell
  42. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  43. -emia
    blood condition
  44. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in
  45. -gram
    record
  46. -ion
    process
  47. -ist
    • specialist
    • example: gynecologist
  48. -itis
    inflammation
  49. -logy
    study of
  50. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  51. -opsy
    process of viewing
  52. -osis
    • condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
    • example: leukocytosis
  53. -pathy
    disease condition
  54. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  55. -scopy
    process of visually examining
  56. -sis
    state of
  57. -tomy
    process of cutting, incision
  58. -y
    process, condition
  59. a-, an-
    no, not, without
  60. auto-
    self
  61. dia-
    through, complete
  62. endo-
    within
  63. epi-
    above, upon
  64. ex-
    out
  65. exo-
    out
  66. hyper-
    excessive, above, more than normal
  67. hypo-
    deficient, below, less than normal
  68. in-
    into, in
  69. peri-
    surrounding, around
  70. pro-
    before
  71. re-
    back, backward, again
  72. retro-
    behind
  73. sub-
    below, under
  74. trans-
    across, through

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