Med Term #2

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Med Term #2
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  1. chole-
    • bile
    • Cholecyst, the gallbladder
  2. chondr(o)-
    cartilage-

    Chondrectomy,removal of cartilage
  3. circum-
    around

    circumoral, around the eyes
  4. cleid-
    clavicle

    cleidocostal, pertaining to clavicle and ribs
  5. colp-(o)
    vagina

    colporragia, vagina hemorrhage
  6. contra_
    against, opposed

    contradiction, indication opposing usually indicated treatment
  7. cost-(o)
    rib

    intercostals, area between thr ribs
  8. counter-
    against

    counterirritation, an irritation to relieve some other irritation
  9. crani-(o)
    skull

    craniotomy, surgical opening in the skull
  10. crypt-(o)
    hidden

    cryptogenic, hidden or unknown origin
  11. cut-
    skin

    subcuteneous, under the skin
  12. cyst-(o)
    sac or bladder

    cystitis, inflammationof any bladder
  13. cyto-
    cell

    cytology, study of cells
  14. dacry-(o)
    lacrimal glands

    dacryocyst, tear sac
  15. derm-(o)
    skin

    dermatoid, skin like
  16. di-
    two

    diphasic, occuring in two stages
  17. dis-
    apart

    disarticulation, taking a joint apart
  18. dys-
    pain or difficulty

    dysuria, difficulty voiding
  19. ecto-
    outside

    ectoretina, outermost layer of retina
  20. em- or en-
    in

    encapsulated, in a capsule
  21. encechal-(o)
    brain

    encephalitis, inflammation of the brain
  22. end-(o)
    within

    endothelium, layer of cells lining organs
  23. enter-(o)
    intestine

    enteritis, inflammation of intestines
  24. epi-
    above or on

    epidermis, inflammation of intestines
  25. erythr-(o)
    red

    erythrocyte, red blood cell
  26. eu-
    well

    euphoria, felling well
  27. ex- or e-
    out

    excreation, material thrown out of body
  28. exo-
    outside

    exocrine, excreting outwardly

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