Medterm 6-1

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Medterm 6-1
2012-04-20 00:39:59

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  1. audi/o
    science concerned with the sense of hearing, especially the evaluation and measurement of impaired hearing and the rehabilitation of those with impaired hearing
  2. bateri/o
    scientific study of bacteria
  3. bi/o
    scientific study of living organisms
  4. cardi/o
    study of the heart and its functions
  5. dermat/o
    the medical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of skin diseases
  6. endocrin/o
    study of the endocrine system
  7. gastr/oenter/o
    study of the stomach and intestine and their disease
  8. gynec/o
    the branch of medicine dealing with disease of the genital tract in women
  9. hemat/o
    science dealing with the morphology of blood and blood forming tissues and with their physiology and pathology
  10. neur/o
    the branch of medical science that deals with the nervous system, both normal and diseased
  11. onc/o
    the sum of knowledge regarding tumors; the study of tumors
  12. opthalm/o
    the branch of medicine dealing with the eye
  13. path/o
    branch of medicine treating the essential nature of disease, especially changes in body tissues and organs that cause or are caused by disease
  14. physi/o
    treats the functions of the living organism and its parts, and the physical and chemical factors and processes involved
  15. proct/o
    branch of medicine concerned with disorders of the rectum and anus
  16. psych/o
    science dealing with the mind and mental processes, especially in relation to human and animal behavior
  17. radi/o
    branch of medical science dealing with the use of x-rays, radioactive substances, and other forms of radiant energy in the diagnosis and treatment of isease
  18. ur/o
    branch of medicine dealing with the urinary system in the female and the genitourinary system in the male
  19. phys
    branch of medicine that deals with the physical restoration, rehabilitation, and maintenance of the body structures
  20. psych
    branch of medicine that deals with the study, treatment, and prevention of mental illness