Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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2012-01-23 22:43:22
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prefix and suffix
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  1. -um
    -us
    tissues, structures (things)

    - turns words into nouns
  2. thorac/o
    chest
  3. ad-
    ap-
    to add, attach

    i.e. appendages
  4. ante-
    before
  5. anit-
    against, opposite

    i.e. anitcougalant
  6. ana-
    up, away
  7. bio-
    life, living
  8. sagitt/a-
    sagittal R/L
  9. kert/o-
    scler/o-
    hard, tough
  10. trich/o-
    pil/o,a-
    hair
  11. ventr/o-
    gastr/o-
    • belly, anterior
    • stomach
  12. super-
    supr/a-
    above, high
  13. infer-
    infra-
    below, low
  14. pleur/a-
    lung

    i.e. pleuritis.. inflammation of lung
  15. erythr/o-
    erythern/-
    rubr/a-
    red
  16. edema
    swollen, swelling
  17. melan/o-
    black/brown/dark
  18. rose/a,o-
    eso/i-
    pink, "rosy" pink
  19. cyano/o-
    blue
  20. -oma
    tumor
  21. dros/a-
    back, posterior
  22. idiopathic
    disease of unknown origin
  23. albin/o-
    leuk/o-
    white
  24. onycho/o-
    ungu/o-
    nail
  25. itchy/o-
    fish, dry, scaly
  26. xer/o-
    dry
  27. py/o-
    pus
  28. coron/a,o-
    circle, crown
  29. prur/o-
    itch

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