Med Term #2

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  1. chole-
    • bile
    • cholecyst, gallbladder
  2. chondr(o)
    cartilage

    chrondoectomy, removal of cartilage
  3. circum-
    around

    circumoral, around the eyes
  4. cleid-
    clavicle

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

    colporrhagia, vaginal hemmorrage
  6. contra-
    against, opposed

    contradiction, indicating opposing treatment
  7. cost-(o)
    ribs

    intercostals, between the 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 orign
  11. cut-
    skin

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

    cystitis, inflammation of any bladder
  13. cyto-
    cell

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

    dacryocyst, tear sac
  15. derm(o)
    skin

    dermatoid, skin like
  16. di-
    two

    diphasic, occuring in two stages
  17. dis-
    apart

    disarticulation, taking apart a joint
  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. encephal(o)
    brain

    encephalitis, inflammation of intestines
  22. end(o)
    within

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

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

    epidermis, outermost layer of skin
  25. erythr(o)
    red

    erythrocyte, red blood cells
  26. eu-
    well

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

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

    exocrine, excreting outwardly
  29. hem(o) or hemat(o)
    blood

    hemopoiesis, forming blood
  30. gynec(o)
    woman

    gyneocology, science pertaining to women
  31. hemi-
    half

    hemiplegia, half body paralyzed
  32. hepat(o)
    liver

    hepatitis, inflammation of the liver
  33. hetero
    other

    heterotransplant, using skin from a member of another
  34. hist(o)
    tissue

    histology, science of studying tissue
  35. homo
    same

    homotransplant, skin grafting by using skin from a member of same species
  36. hydr(o)
    water

    hydrocephalis, abnormal accumulation of fluid in skull
  37. hyper
    above excess

    hyperglycemia, excess of suger in blood
  38. hypo
    under, deficiency of

    hypoglycemia, low blood suger
  39. hyster(o)
    uterus

    hysterectomy, surgical removal of uterus
  40. idio-
    self or seperate

    idiopathic, disease self origination unknown cause
  41. im- or in-
    not

    immature, not mature
  42. im- or in-
    in

    infultration, accumulation of abnormal substance in tissue
  43. infra-
    below

    infraorbital, below the orbit
  44. inter-
    between

    intermuscluar, between the muscle
  45. intra-
    within

    intramuscular, in the muscle
  46. kerat(o)
    horn, cornea

    keratitis, inflammation of the cornea
  47. lact(o)
    milk

    lactation, secretion of milk
  48. leuk(o)
    white

    leukocyte, white blood cell
  49. macro
    large

    macroblast, abnormally large red blood cell
  50. mast(o)
    breast

    mastectomy, removal of breast
  51. meg or mega(o)
    great

    megacolon, abnormally large colon
  52. ment(o)
    mind

    dementia, deterioration of the mind

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