Medical terms ch 3.txt

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Medical terms ch 3.txt
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    • Acr/o
    • Extremities, top, extreme point
  1. Acu/o
    Sharp, severe, sudden
  2. adip/o
    Fat
  3. Amni/o
    Amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  4. Angi/o
    Vessel
  5. Arteri/o
    Artery
  6. Axill/o
    Armpit
  7. Blephar/o
    Eyelid
  8. Bronch/o
    Bronchial tubes (two tubes, one right and one left, that branch from the trachea to enter the lungs
  9. Chem/o
    Drug, chemical
  10. Chondr/o
    Cartilage
  11. Chron/o
    Time
  12. Col/o
    Colon
  13. Inguin/o
    Groin
  14. Isch/o
    To hold back
  15. Lapar/o
    Abdomen
  16. Larng/o
    Larynx voice box
  17. Lymph/o
    Lymph, clear fluid that bathe tissue spaces
  18. Mamm/o, mast/o
    Breast
  19. Muc/o
    Mucus
  20. My/o
    Muscle
  21. Myel/o
    Spinal cord, bone marrow
  22. Necr/o
    Death (whole body, or of cell)
  23. Neutr/o
    Neutrophill (a white blood cell)
  24. Peritone/o
    Peritoneum
  25. Phag/o
    To eat, swallow
  26. Phleb/o, ven/o
    Vein
  27. Plas/o
    Formation
  28. Pleur/o
    Pleura
  29. Pneumon/o, pulmon/o
    Lungs
  30. Staphyl/o
    Cluster
  31. Strept/o
    Twisted chain
  32. -cele
    Hernia
  33. -centesis
    Surgical puncture to remove fluid
  34. -coccus
    Berry-shaped bacteriun
  35. -dynia
    Pain
  36. -genesis
    Condition of producing, forming
  37. -lysis
    Breakdown
  38. -malacia
    Softening
  39. -megaly
    Enlargement
  40. -opsy
    To view
  41. -osis
    Condition, usually abnormal
  42. -penia
    Deficiency
  43. -plasia
    Development, formation, growth
  44. -ptosis
    Falling, drooping, prolapse
  45. -sclerosis
    Hardening
  46. -stasis
    Stopping, controlling
  47. -stomy
    New opening
  48. -ia
    Condition
  49. -ole, -ule
    Small, little
  50. -um, -ium
    Structure, tissue
  51. -us
    Structure, substance
  52. -al, -ary, -eal, -ar, -ic, -ical, -tic, -ous
    Pertaining to
  53. -ose
    Full of
  54. -oid
    Resembling

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