Medical Terminology Intro

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  1. aden
    gland
  2. arthr
    joint
  3. cephal
    head
  4. celi
    abdomin
  5. cheil
    lip
  6. chole
    bile/gall
  7. colp
    vagina
  8. cyst
    ballder/sac
  9. cyte
    cell
  10. derm
    skin
  11. emesis
    voimiting
  12. erythr
    red
  13. gastr
    stomach
  14. glyc
    glucose/sugar
  15. hem/hemat/emia
    blood
  16. hepat
    liver
  17. hyster
    uterus
  18. lith
    stone
  19. mast
    breast
  20. nephr
    kidney
  21. neur
    nerve
  22. ology
    study of
  23. oophor
    ovary
  24. os/osteo
    bone
  25. pathy
    diease
  26. ped/pod
    child/foot
  27. pnea
    breathing
  28. pneum
    lung/air
  29. rhino
    nose
  30. salping
    fallopian tube
  31. uria
    urine/urea
  32. thoraco
    chest
  33. algia/dynia
    pain
  34. cele
    hernia/protrusion/outward
  35. ectasis
    stretch/dilate
  36. graphy
    process of recording
  37. gram
    the record
  38. iasis/osis
    abnormal condition
  39. itis
    inflammation
  40. leuk
    white
  41. malacia
    softing of
  42. megaly
    enlarge
  43. meta
    beyond/change
  44. paresis
    partial paralysis
  45. penia
    a decrease/not enough/deficient
  46. phagia
    eat or swallow
  47. phasia
    speech
  48. plegia
    paralysis
  49. ptosis
    droping/sagging/down ward
  50. rrhag
    excessive flow
  51. rrhea
    flow or discharge
  52. rrhexis
    a rupture
  53. scler
    hard/white coating of the eye
  54. stenosis
    narrowing/constricting
  55. centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  56. desis
    surgical fusion
  57. pexy
    surgical fixation
  58. plasty
    surgical repaire
  59. rrhaphy
    to suture, to sew
  60. scopy
    process of visual exam by using a scope
  61. tripsy
    to crush
  62. tomy
    cutting/incision
  63. stomy
    new opening
  64. ectomy
    to excise/remove
  65. ante/pre/pro
    before
  66. epi
    upon/above
  67. hyper
    increase/excessive
  68. hypo
    decrease/below
  69. infra/sub
    beneth
  70. inter
    between
  71. meso/medi
    middle
  72. post/retro
    after/back
  73. supra
    above
  74. mono/uno
    one
  75. diplo
    double
  76. primi
    first
  77. hemi/semi
    half
  78. ab
    away from
  79. ad
    toward back
  80. peri
    around
  81. ec/ex/ecto/exo
    out
  82. en/in
    in
  83. endo/intra
    within
  84. dia/trans
    across/through
  85. super/supra
    above
  86. a/an
    without/none
  87. anti
    against
  88. dys
    painful/difficult
  89. pan
    all
  90. syn
    together/join
  91. brady
    slow
  92. tachy
    fast
  93. oma
    tumor
  94. colon
    colon/intestine
  95. phleb
    vein/vessel

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