Medical Assisting

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Medical Assisting
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  1. a-
    without
  2. -ac
    pertaining to
  3. aden/o
    gland
  4. adip/o
    fat
  5. -al
    pertaining to
  6. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  7. -algia
    pain
  8. angi/o
    blood vessel
  9. ankyl/o
    stiff
  10. ante-
    before
  11. anter/o
    front
  12. anti-
    against
  13. arter/o
    front
  14. arthro
    joint
  15. articulo
    joint
  16. -ase
    enzyme
  17. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  18. aur/o
    ear
  19. auto-
    self
  20. axill/o
    armpit
  21. bi-
    two
  22. bi/o
    life
  23. -blast
    immature
  24. blephar/o
    eyelid
  25. brady-
    slow
  26. bucc/o
    cheek
  27. carcin/o
    cancer
  28. cardi/o
    heart
  29. -cele
    hernia
  30. cephal/o
    head
  31. -cide
    killing
  32. -clast
    to break
  33. colp/o
    vagina
  34. contra-
    against
  35. crani/o
    skull
  36. -crit
    to separate
  37. cyan/o
    blue
  38. eu-
    good; normal
  39. gastr/o
    stomach
  40. -genesis
    forming
  41. gest/o
    pregnancy
  42. -globin
    protein
  43. gloss/o
    tongue
  44. gluc/o
    glucose, sugar
  45. -gram
    recording
  46. hem/o
    blood
  47. hemi-
    half
  48. hepat/o
    liver
  49. hist/o
    tissue
  50. hydr/o
    water
  51. hyper-
    above; excessive
  52. hyp/o
    deficient
  53. hyster/o
    uterus
  54. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  55. infra-
    below
  56. inter-
    between
  57. intra-
    within
  58. jaund/o
    yellow
  59. kines/o
    movement
  60. lact/o
    milk
  61. -lapse
    to sag
  62. later/o
    side
  63. leuk/o
    white
  64. lip/o
    fat
  65. lith/o
    stone
  66. -lithiasis
    condition of stones
  67. -logy
    study of
  68. -lysis
    to break down
  69. macro-
    large
  70. mal-
    bad
  71. -malacia
    softening
  72. mast/o
    breast
  73. medi/o
    middle
  74. mega-
    large
  75. para
    near; beside
  76. path/o
    disease
  77. -penia
    deficiency
  78. -pepsia
    digestion
  79. per-
    through
  80. peri-
    surrounding
  81. -pexy
    fixation
  82. -phagia
    eating
  83. phleb/o
    vein
  84. -plasty
    repair
  85. -plegia
    paralysis
  86. -pnea
    breathing
  87. -poiesis
    formation
  88. poly-
    many
  89. post-
    after
  90. -prandial
    meal
  91. pre-
    before
  92. proxim/o
    near
  93. prurit/o
    itching
  94. pseudo/o
    false
  95. -ptosis
    drooping; sagging
  96. py/o
    pus
  97. pyel/o
    renal pelvis
  98. pyr/o
    fever
  99. quadric-
    four
  100. ren/o
    kidney
  101. -rrhage
    excessive flow
  102. -rrhea
    flow
  103. -sclerosis
    hardening
  104. -scope
    instrument to view
  105. semi-
    half
  106. somat/o
    body
  107. spl/o
    spleen
  108. -stasis
    to stop
  109. -stenosis
    tightening
  110. somat/o
    mouth
  111. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  112. cyt/o
    cell
  113. -derma
    skin
  114. dipl/o
    double
  115. dors/o
    back
  116. -dynia
    pain
  117. dys-
    painful; abnormal
  118. -ectasia
    dilation, stretching
  119. -ectomy
    excision
  120. -emesis
    vomiting
  121. -emia
    blood condition
  122. encephal/o
    brain
  123. endo-
    within
  124. enter/o
    small intestine
  125. eosin/o
    red
  126. epi-
    above
  127. erythem/o
    flushed; red
  128. -esis
    condition
  129. -megaly
    enlargement
  130. morph/o
    shape
  131. my/o
    muscle
  132. necr/o
    death
  133. neo-
    new
  134. nephr/o
    kidney
  135. neur/o
    nerve
  136. odyn/o
    pain
  137. olig/o
    scanty; small; few
  138. -oma
    tumor; mass
  139. onych/o
    nail
  140. oophor/o
    ovary
  141. ophthalm/o
    eye
  142. orch/o
    testis
  143. orth/o
    straight
  144. oste/o
    bone
  145. ot/o
    ear
  146. pan-
    all
  147. -stomy
    new opening
  148. sub-
    under
  149. supra-
    above
  150. tachy-
    fast
  151. thorac/o
    chest
  152. thromb/o
    clot
  153. -tomy
    cutting
  154. tax/o
    poison
  155. trans-
    across; through
  156. -tresia
    opening
  157. tri-
    three
  158. -tripsy
    to crush
  159. ur/o
    urine
  160. varic/o
    varicose veins
  161. vascul/o
    vascular
  162. ventr/o
    front
  163. viscer/o
    internal organs
  164. vit/o
    life

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