Med Terms Ch.3

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Med Terms Ch.3
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2012-01-30 20:57:17
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  1. ad-
    • to, toward, near
    • example: adneural
  2. a-
    ab-
    • away from, from
    • example: aversion, abarticular
  3. sub-
    • under
    • example: sublingual
  4. capn-
    • carbon dioxide, smoke
    • example: capnometry
  5. ox(y)-
    ox(i)-
    • oxygen, acid
    • example: oxychromatic, hypoxia
  6. corn(i)-
    corn(u)-
    • horn, horn-like
    • example: bicornate, cornuate
  7. kerat-
    • horn, horn-like
    • example: keratodermatitis
  8. lith-
    • stone, calculus
    • example: lithiasis
  9. hal(i)-
    hal-
    • salt
    • example: haliphagia, halophilic
  10. sal(i)-
    • salt
    • example: salimeter
  11. hyal-
    • glass, glassy
    • example: hyaloid
  12. virt(i)-
    • glass, glassy
    • example: vitriform
  13. glyc-
    gluc-
    • sugar
    • example: glycemia, glucopenia
  14. sacchar-
    • sugar
    • example: saccharolytic
  15. myc-
    mycet-
    • fungus
    • example: mycology, mycetogenic
  16. seb-
    seb(i)-
    • grease
    • example: seborrhea, sebiferous
  17. adip-
    • fat
    • example: adipogenous
  18. lip-
    • fat
    • example: lipoma
  19. amyl-
    • starch
    • example: amylase
  20. blenn-
    • mucus
    • example: blennostasis
  21. muc-
    muc(i)-
    • mucus, mucous membrane
    • example: mucocolitis, muciferous
  22. myx-
    • mucus
    • example: myxorrhea
  23. py-
    • pus
    • example: arthopyosis
  24. ptyal-
    • saliva
    • example: ptyalagogue
  25. sial-
    • saliva
    • example: sialolithiasis
  26. ole-
    • oil
    • example: oleic
  27. acet-
    acet(i)-
    • acid, vinegar
    • example: acetic, acetify
  28. hydr-
    • water
    • example: hydrotherapy
  29. hidr-
    • sweat
    • example: hyperhidrosis
  30. galact-
    • milk
    • example: agalactia
  31. lact-
    lact(i)-
    • milk
    • example: lacteal, lactiferous
  32. pyr-
    pyret-
    • fire, fever
    • example: pyromania, pyretogenic
  33. aden-
    • gland
    • example: adenodynia
  34. carcin-
    • cancer
    • example: carcinogenic
  35. crin-
    • to secrete
    • example: endocrinology
  36. -agogue
    • agent inducing flow
    • example: sialagogue
  37. -ase
    • enzyme
    • example: lipase
  38. -in
    • substance
    • example: toxin
  39. -ad
    • toward, in the direction of
    • example: mesiad
  40. -ate
    • having
    • example: tridentate
  41. -eal
    • relating to
    • example: pharyngeal
  42. -form
    • having the shape of
    • example: vermiform
  43. -ose
    • full of, pertaining to
    • example: foliose
  44. -fy
    • to make
    • example: ramify
  45. -ferous
    -ferent
    • bearing, carrying
    • example: sanguiferous, deferent
  46. -genic
    -genous
    • causing, caused by
    • example: hemogenic, exogenous
  47. -omatous
    • pertaining to tumors
    • example: fibromatous
  48. -oma
    • tumor
    • example: fibroma
  49. -omatosis
    • tumorous condition
    • example: fibromatosis
  50. -poiesis
    • production
    • example: hidropoiesis
  51. -rrhea
    • flow
    • example: lactorrhea
  52. -therapy
    • treatment
    • example: thermotherapy

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