chapter 1 med terms

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chapter 1 med terms
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthr/o
    joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    cancerous, cancer
  5. cardi/o
    heart
  6. cephal/o
    head
  7. cerebr/o
    cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  8. cis/o
    to cut
  9. crin/o
    to secrete (to form and give off)
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. derm/o; dermat/o
    skin
  13. electr/o
    electricity
  14. encephal/o
    brain
  15. enter/o
    intestines (usually small intestines)
  16. erythr/o
    red
  17. gastr/o
    stomach
  18. glyc/o
    sugar
  19. gnos/o
    knowledge
  20. gynec/o
    female, women
  21. hemat/o; hem/o
    blood
  22. hepat/o
    liver
  23. iatr/o
    treatment, phsician
  24. leuk/o
    white
  25. log/o
    study of
  26. nephr/o; ren/o
    kidney
  27. neur/o
    nerve
  28. onc/o
    tumor
  29. ophthalm/o
    eye
  30. oster/o
    bone
  31. path/o
    disease
  32. ped/o
    child
  33. psych/o
    mind
  34. radi/o
    x-rays
  35. rhin/o
    nose
  36. sect/o
    to cut
  37. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  38. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  39. -ac; -al; -ic; -ical;
    pertaining to
  40. -algia
    pain
  41. -cyte
    cell
  42. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  43. -emia
    blood condition
  44. -genic
    pertaining to, producing, produced by, or produced in
  45. -globin
    protein
  46. -gram
    record
  47. -ion
    process
  48. -ist
    specialist
  49. -itis
    inflammation
  50. -logy
    process of study
  51. -oma
    tumar; mass; swelling
  52. -opsy
    process of viewing
  53. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
  54. -pathy
    disease condition
  55. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  56. -scopy
    process of visually examing with an endoscope
  57. -sis
    state of; condition
  58. -tomy
    process of cutting incision
  59. -y
    process, condition
  60. a-; an-
    no, not, without
  61. aut- ; auto-
    self, own
  62. dia-
    through; complete
  63. end-;endo-
    within
  64. epi-
    above, upon
  65. ex-; exo-
    out, outside of, outward
  66. hyper-
    excessive, above, more than normal
  67. hypo-
    deficient, below, under, less than normal
  68. in-
    into, in
  69. peri-
    surrounding, around
  70. pro-
    before, forward
  71. re-
    back, backward, again
  72. retro-
    behind
  73. sub-
    below, under
  74. trans-
    across, through

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