Medical Terminology Ch. 1

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Medical Terminology Ch. 1
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2012-01-28 22:07:13
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basic medical terminology
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  1. ec-
    ex-
    e-
    • out
    • example: ectopic, exodontist, edentate
  2. ecto-
    exo-
    • outside, outer
    • example: ectodermal, exogamy
  3. en-
    • in, into
    • example: endemic
  4. endo-
    ento-
    • inner, within
    • examples: endoscope, entocele
  5. hyper-
    • excessive
    • example: hyperpnea
  6. hypo-
    • deficient, below
    • example: hypotonia
  7. tele-
    • at a distance, afar
    • example: telemetry
  8. anthrop-
    • man, human being
    • example: anthropology
  9. bi-
    • life, living
    • example: symbiosis
  10. chron-
    • time
    • example: chronic
  11. cicatric-
    • scar
    • example: cicatricectomy
  12. dem-
    • people, country
    • example: pandemic
  13. dermat-
    derm-
    • skin
    • example: dermatologist, blastodermal
  14. eti-
    • cause
    • example: etiology
  15. ge-
    • earth
    • example: geomorphic
  16. hypn-
    • sleep
    • example: hypnotic
  17. iatr-
    • healing
    • example: geriatrics
  18. log-
    • word, understanding
    • example: neologist
  19. nyct-
    • night
    • examples: nyctamblyopia
  20. ped-
    • child
    • example: pedodontics
  21. pharmac-
    • drug
    • example: pharmacist
  22. phon-
    • sound, voice
    • example: phonics
  23. psych-
    • mind
    • example: psychosomatic
  24. squam-
    • flake, scale
    • example: squamous
  25. tel-
    • end, completion
    • example: telangiectasis
  26. therm-
    • heat, temperature
    • example: hypothermia
  27. ton-
    • tension, tone
    • example: isotonic
  28. top-
    • place
    • example: toponymic
  29. all-
    • other, different
    • example: allomorphic
  30. atel-
    • incomplete, imperfect
    • example: atelomyelia
  31. aut-
    • self, one's own
    • example: autogenous
  32. eur(y)-
    • wide
    • example: euryphagous
  33. megal-
    meg(a)-
    • large
    • example: megalogastria, megakaryocyte
  34. pseud-
    • false
    • example: pseudocyesis
  35. sten-
    • narrow
    • example: stenophagous

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