CH11_Medical_Terminology_PART1_EYES_Word_Parts

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Ch11 Medical Terminology - PART 1 - Eyes - Word Parts
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  1. bin-
    Prefix meaning two
  2. ocul/o
    Combining form meaning eye
  3. -al; -ar; -ic;
    Suffix meaning pertaining to
  4. canth/o
    Combining form meaning corner of the eye
  5. -us
    Suffix - singular noun form
  6. tars/o
    • Combining form meaning edge of the the eyelid; eyelid
    • Note: also refers to bones of the instep of the foot
  7. opt/o; opt/i; optic/o
    Combining form meaning eye; vision; sight
  8. ocul/o
    Combining form meaning eye
  9. extra-
    Prefix meaning on the outside; beyond; outside
  10. intra-
    Prexix meaning within; inside
  11. scler/o
    • Combining form meaning white of the eye
    • Note: It also means hard
  12. emmetr/o
    Combining form meaning in proper measure
  13. -opia
    Suffix meaning vision condition
  14. ophthalm/o
    Combining form meaning eye; vision
  15. -ologist
    Suffix meaning specialist
  16. -metrist
    Suffix meaning one who measures
  17. blephar/o
    Combining form meaning eyelid
  18. -ptosis
    Suffix meaning drooping; sagging
  19. ec-
    Suffix meaning out; outside
  20. trop/o
    • Combining form meaning turn
    • Note: also means change
  21. -ion
    Suffix meaning condition; state; process; action
  22. en-
    Suffix meaning in; inside
  23. peri-
    Prefix meaning surrounding; around
  24. orbit/o
    Combining form meaning orbit; bony cavity or socket
  25. conjuntiv/o
    Comgining form meaning conjunctiva
  26. -itis
    Suffix meaning inflammation
  27. dacry/o
    Combining form meaning tear; lacrimal duct
  28. aden/o
    Combining form meaning gland
  29. xer/o
    Combining form meanig dry
  30. -ia
    Suffix meaning abnormal condition
  31. ir/i; ir/o; irid/o; irit/o
    Combining form meaning iris - colored part of the eye
  32. kerat/o
    Combining form meaning cornea; hard; horny
  33. anis/o
    Combining form meaning unequal
  34. cor/o
    Combining form meaning pupil
  35. papill/o; papill/i
    Combining form meaning nipple-like
  36. -edema
    Suffix meaning swelling
  37. macul/o
    Combining form meaning spot
  38. dipl/o
    Combining form meaning double
  39. hemi-
    Prefix meaning half
  40. an-
    Prefix meaning without; no; not
  41. mon/o
    Combining form meaning one; single
  42. chromat/o; chrom/o
    Combining form meaning color
  43. -ism
    Suffix meaning condition; state of
  44. nyctal/o; nyct/o
    Combining form meaning night
  45. presby/o
    Combining form meaning old age
  46. eso-
    Prefix meaning inward
  47. exo-
    • Prefix meaning outward
    • Note: Also means outer; outside; away from
  48. ametr/o
    Combining form meaning out of proportion
  49. hyper-
    Prefix meaning excessive; increased
  50. ambly/o
    Combining form meaning dull; dim
  51. ton/o
    Combining form meaning tension; tone; stretching
  52. -metry
    Suffix meaning to measure
  53. -otomy
    Suffix meaning surgical incision
  54. -rrhaphy
    Suffix meaning surgical suturing
  55. -plasty
    Suffix meaning surgical repair
  56. -ectomy
    Suffix meaning surgical removal
  57. vitr/eo
    Combining form meaning vitreous fluid
  58. intra-
    Suffix meaning within
  59. pseud/o
    Combining form meaning false
  60. phak/o
    Combining form meaning lens (of the eye)
  61. -mileusis
    Suffix meaning carving
  62. retin/o
    Combining form meaning retina; net
  63. -pexy
    Suffix meaning surgical fixation

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