Medical Science Review

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Medical Science Review
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2012-07-19 12:14:49
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Vocabulary words for medical science terms.
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  1. a-, an-
    without
  2. ab-
    from, away
  3. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  4. ad-
    toward, near
  5. -algia
    pain
  6. angi/o
    vessel
  7. anti-
    against
  8. arteri/o
    artery
  9. -asthenia
    weakness
  10. bi-
    two
  11. bi/o
    life
  12. brady-
    slow
  13. broncho/o
    bronchi
  14. cardi/o
    heart
  15. -centesis
    surgical drainage of
  16. cephal/o
    head
  17. chondr/i
    cartilage
  18. colon/o, col/o
    large intestine
  19. cost/o
    rib
  20. crani/o
    skull
  21. cyan/o
    blue
  22. cyt/o
    cell
  23. derm/o, dermat/o
    skin
  24. dys-
    difficult, painful
  25. -ectomy
    surgical removal of
  26. electro-
    electric
  27. -emesis
    vomit
  28. -emia
    blood
  29. endo-
    within
  30. enter/o
    intestine
  31. erythro-
    red
  32. -esthesia
    sensation/feeling
  33. fibr/o
    connective tissue
  34. gastr/o
    stomach
  35. geront/o
    elderly
  36. -gram
    record
  37. -graphy
    recording
  38. gyn/o, gynec/o
    woman
  39. hemi-
    one-half or side
  40. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  41. hepat/o
    liver
  42. hist/o
    tissue
  43. hydr/o
    water
  44. hyper-
    excessive, above
  45. hypo-
    less than, below
  46. hyster/o
    uterus
  47. -ia
    condition of
  48. -ic
    pertaining to 
  49. intra-
    inside
  50. -ism
    condition of
  51. -itis
    inflammation of
  52. lapar/o
    abdomen
  53. laryng/o
    larynx
  54. leuko-
    white
  55. -lysis
    destruction
  56. mal-
    bad
  57. mamm/o
    breast
  58. mast/o 
    breast
  59. -megaly
    enlarged
  60. melan/o
    black
  61. men/o
    menstruation
  62. mono-
    one
  63. -mortem
    death
  64. my/o
    muscle
  65. myel/o
    marrow
  66. nat/i
    birth
  67. neo-
    new
  68. neur/o
    nerve
  69. odont/o
    teeth
  70. -ologist
    specialist
  71. -ology
    study of
  72. -oma
    tumor
  73. oophor/o
    ovary
  74. orch/o, orchid/o
    testes
  75. ortho-
    straight
  76. -osis
    condition of
  77. oste/o
    bone
  78. -ostomy
    artificial opening into
  79. -otic
    condition of
  80. -otomy
    incision into
  81. para-
    lower haf (of body)
  82. peri-
    around
  83. -phagia
    swallowing
  84. -phasia
    speech
  85. pharyng/o
    pharynx: the membrane-lined cavity behind the nose and mouth, connecting them to the esophagus
  86. phleb/o
    vein
  87. -plasty
    surgical repair
  88. -phegia
    paralysis
  89. -pnea
    breathing
  90. pneum/o
    air, lung
  91. poly-
    many
  92. post-
    after
  93. pre-
    before
  94. pulmon/o
    lung
  95. pyr/o, pyret/o
    fever, heat
  96. quadr/i
    four
  97. rhin/o
    nose
  98. -rrhage
    excessive flow
  99. salping/o
    fallopian tube
  100. -sclerosis
    hardening
  101. -scope
    examining instrument
  102. -scopy
    visual exam
  103. -spasm
    involuntary contraction
  104. tachy-
    fast
  105. tend/o, tendon/o
    tendon
  106. thermo-
    temperature
  107. thorac/o
    chest
  108. trache/o
    trachea: the windpipe; tube which carries air to the lungs
  109. thromb/o
    clot
  110. -trophy
    growth
  111. umbilic/o
    umbilicus (belly button)
  112. ven/o
    vein

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