Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. pro-
    before
  2. proct/o-
    anus
  3. pseudo-
    fake, false
  4. psych-
    mind
  5. pulmon-
    lungs
  6. pyel-
    pelvis
  7. quad-
    four
  8. ren/o-
    kidney
  9. rect-
    before anus
  10. rhin/o-
    nose
  11. prophylaxis
    prevention of disease
  12. proctologist
    specialist of the anus
  13. pseudopod
    fake foot
  14. psychology
    study of the mind
  15. pulmonary
    refering to the lungs
  16. pyelogram
    X-ray of the pelvic region
  17. quadripeligic
    paralized in both legs and feet
  18. renal dialysis
    kidney machine
  19. rectocele
    hernea in large intestine
  20. rhinoplasty
    plastic surgery of the nose
  21. ped-
    child
  22. per-
    through
  23. phleb-
    vein
  24. photo-
    light
  25. phyto-
    plant
  26. pleur-
    membrane of the lung
  27. pod-
    foot
  28. poly-
    many
  29. post-
    after, behind
  30. pre-
    before
  31. pediatrician
    children specialist
  32. pertussis
    whooping cough
  33. phlebotomist
    vein specialist
  34. phytoplankton
    plant-like plankton
  35. pleurisy
    inflammation of the membrane of the lungs
  36. podiatrist
    foot specialist
  37. polysaccharide
    many sugars
  38. postpartum
    after childbirth
  39. premature
    too early
  40. oculo-
    eye
  41. ondont/o-
    teeth
  42. olig/o-
    little or few
  43. ot-
    ear
  44. oo-
    women's egg
  45. ophthalm-
    eye
  46. orth/o-
    straight or correct
  47. oste/o-
    bone
  48. para
    lower half; beside
  49. path-
    disease
  50. occulograph
    recording of the movement of the eye
  51. orthodontist
    specialist of straightening teeth
  52. oliguria
    little secretion of pee
  53. otolaryngologist
    specialist of the anatomy of the ear
  54. oogenesis
    development of the egg
  55. ophthalmologist
    specialist of the eye
  56. orthopedics
    correction of deformities
  57. osteoporosis
    brittling of bones
  58. paraplegic
    paralysis of both lower limbs due to spinal injury: CANT WORK LEGS!
  59. paramedic
    able to give heathcare without the presence of a physician
  60. pathogen
    disease producing agent
  61. my/o-
    muscle
  62. necr/o-
    death
  63. neo/o-
    new
  64. nephr/o-
    kidney
  65. neur/o-
    nerves
  66. narc/o-
    numb, sleep
  67. noct-
    night
  68. myring
    eardrum
  69. onc/o-
    tumor
  70. non-
    not
  71. myocardium
    muscular tissue of the heart
  72. necrosis
    the death of most or all cells in a certain area
  73. neonatal
    relating to new born animals
  74. nephrologist
    kidney specialist
  75. neurologist
    nerve specialist
  76. narcolepy
    extreme tendency to fall asleep
  77. nocturnal
    done at night
  78. nyringotomy
    incision into the eardrum
  79. oncology
    study of tumors
  80. nontoxic
    not poisonous
  81. lys-
    break down
  82. mal-
    under
  83. mast/o-
    breast
  84. mening-
    tissue that surrounds the brain
  85. meso-
    middle tissue layer
  86. meta-
    after, beyond, behind
  87. micro-
    small
  88. mono-
    single
  89. melan-
    black color
  90. macro-
    large, long
  91. lysis
    breakdown
  92. malnourished
    Lack of proper nutrition
  93. mastectomy
    surgical removal of the breast
  94. meningitis
    inflammation of the outer tissue
  95. mesoderm
    middle layer of the skin
  96. metatarsals
    any of the equavalent bones in the animal's hind limb
  97. microscope
    instrument used to view small things
  98. monosaccharide
    single sugar
  99. melanoma
    a tumor of melanin forming cells
  100. macronucleus
    the Larger type of nucleus in the ciliates

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