Med Terms Ch. 2

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Med Terms Ch. 2
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  1. pan-
    • all, complete
    • example: panophthalmitis
  2. para-
    • beside, abnormal
    • example: parasternal
  3. pro-
    • forward
    • example: prognathic
  4. adenoid-
    • adenoid
    • example: adenoidectomy
  5. bar-
    • weight, pressure
    • example: baresthesia
  6. chromat-
    chrom-
    • color
    • example: chromatosis, achromotricha
  7. dynam-
    • power
    • example: dynamometer
  8. electr-
    • electricity
    • example: electolysis
  9. heli-
    • sun
    • example: heliotropic
  10. my-
    • muscle
    • example: myomelanosis
  11. phot-
    • light
    • example: photodermatitis
  12. radi-
    • ray, x-ray
    • example: radiopathology
  13. radic-
    radicul-
    • root
    • example: radicotomy, radicular
  14. rhiz-
    • root
    • example: rhizoid
  15. somat-
    som-
    • body
    • example: somatopathic, macrosomia
  16. tonsill-
    • tonsil
    • example: tonsillitis
  17. tox-
    tox(i)-
    • poison
    • example: toxiferous, toxemia
  18. brad(y)-
    • slow
    • example: bradypnea
  19. dextr-
    • right
    • example: dextrogastria
  20. dist-
    • farthest
    • example: distal
  21. heter-
    • other, different
    • example: heterochromia
  22. hom-
    • same
    • example: homotopic
  23. home-
    • similar
    • example: homeomorphous
  24. is-
    • equal
    • example: isobaric
  25. lei-
    • smooth
    • example: leiomyoma
  26. lept-
    • thin, delicate
    • example: leptodactyly
  27. medi-
    • middle
    • example: medical
  28. mes-
    mesi-
    • middle
    • example: mesoderm, mesiobuccal
  29. ne-
    • new
    • example: neolithic
  30. pach(y)-
    • thick
    • example: pachydermatous
  31. proxim-
    • nearest
    • example: proximal
  32. sinistr-
    • left
    • example: sinistromanual
  33. tach(y)-
    • rapid, fast
    • example: tachyphagia
  34. trach(y)-
    • rough
    • example: trachyphonia
  35. pha-
    phem-
    • to speak
    • example: dysphagia, bradyphemia
  36. phag-
    • to eat, to consume
    • example: phagocyte
  37. -a
    • state
    • example: dyspnea
  38. -e
    • instrument
    • example: gastrotome
  39. -ary
    • pertaining to
    • example: coronary
  40. -oid
    • resembling, -like
    • example: toxoid
  41. -ous, -eous
    • containing, pertaining to
    • example: chromophilous, cutaneous
  42. -tic
    • relating to
    • example: glycolytic
  43. -ectasis
    -ectasia
    • dilation, stretching
    • example: esophagectasis, esophagectasia
  44. -ectopy
    -ectopia
    • displacement
    • example: splenectopy, splenectopia
  45. -ectomy
    • excision
    • example: appendectomy
  46. -esthesia
    • sensitivity, perception
    • example: paresthesia
  47. -geusia
    • taste
    • example: pseudogeusia
  48. -ician
    • specialist
    • example: optician
  49. -lysis
    • dissolution, destruction
    • example: litholysis
  50. -malacia
    • softening
    • example: osteomalacia
  51. -meter
    • intsrument to measure
    • example: audiometer
  52. -odynia
    • pain, painful condition
    • example: dorsodynia
  53. -tome
    • instrument to cut
    • example: osteotome
  54. -tomy
    • incision
    • example: laparotomy

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