Med. Terms Ch. 5

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Med. Terms Ch. 5
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2012-02-05 20:25:55
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Circulatory system
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  1. anti-
    • against, opposite
    • example: antitoxin
  2. dys-
    • poor, painful, difficult
    • example: dyskinesia
  3. a-
    an-
    • not, without
    • example: asynchronous, anenterous
  4. cardi-
    • heart
    • example: cardiocele
  5. atri-
    • atrium
    • example: atriotome
  6. ventricul-
    • ventricle
    • example: ventricular
  7. aort-
    • aorta
    • example: aortomalacia
  8. arteri-
    • artery
    • example: arteriostenosis
  9. capillar-
    • capillary
    • example: capillaritis
  10. phleb-
    • vein
    • example: phlebectasia
  11. ven-
    • vein
    • example: venogram
  12. angi-
    • vessel
    • example: angioblast
  13. vascul-
    • vessel
    • example: vasculitis
  14. hemat-
    hem-
    • blood
    • example: hematoma, hemagogue
  15. blast-
    • embryonic cell
    • example: blastomere
  16. kary-
    • nucleus
    • example: karyophage
  17. cyt-
    • cell
    • example: leukocytopenia
  18. thromb-
    • clot
    • example: thrombokinesis
  19. sphygm-
    • pulse
    • example: sphygmogram
  20. crot-
    • pulse beat
    • example: dicrotic
  21. lymph-
    • lymph
    • example: lymphangioplasty
  22. splen-
    • spleen
    • example: splenelcosis
  23. path-
    • disease
    • example: pathologist
  24. phil-
    • love, affinity
    • example: thermophile
  25. phob-
    • fear, aversion
    • example: nyctophobia
  26. erythr-
    • red
    • example: erythroblast
  27. leuk-
    • white
    • example: leukemia
  28. cyan-
    • blue
    • example: acrocyanosis
  29. plas-
    plast-
    • to form, to shape
    • example: fibroplasia, dysplastic
  30. sta-
    • to stop, to control
    • example: cholestasia
  31. -ac
    • pertaining to
    • example: cardiac
  32. -t
    • instrument, agent, device
    • example: hemostat
  33. -emia
    • blood condition
    • example: uremia
  34. -kinesis
    -kinesia
    -cinesia
    • movement
    • example: hypokinesis, hypokinesia, hypocinesia
  35. -sclerosis
    • hardening
    • example: angiosclerosis
  36. -megaly
    • enlargement
    • example: cardiomegaly
  37. -cele
    • swelling, herniation
    • example: encephalocele
  38. -penia
    • deficiency
    • example: lymphopenia
  39. -plegia
    • paralysis, stroke
    • example: hemiplegia
  40. -ptosis
    • prolapse, sagging
    • example: aortoptosis
  41. -rrhexia
    • rupture
    • example: phleborrhexis
  42. -rrhagia
    • discharge
    • example: rhinorrhagia
  43. -sepsis
    • infection
    • example: enterosepsis
  44. -centesis
    • surgical puncture
    • example: arthrocentesis
  45. -clysis
    • irrigation, washing
    • example: venoclysis
  46. -pexy
    • fixation, attachment
    • example: colopexy
  47. -piesis
    • pressure
    • example: hyperpiesis
  48. -plasty
    • surgical repair
    • example: arterioplasty
  49. -rrhaphy
    • suture
    • example: cardiorrhaphy
  50. -trophy
    -trophia
    • development
    • example: hypertrophy, eutrophia

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