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Medical Terminology Language Medicine 9th edition
ch3 terminology and meaning textbook 74-79
: Pain in a joint
: Pain in the ear
: Pain of nerves
: Pain of muscles
: Hernia of the rectum
: Hernia of the urinary bladder
Surgical puncture to remove fluid from the chest
Surgical puncture of the amnion
Commonly known as abdominal paracentesis (para-means beside or near)Surgical puncture of the abdomen.
Berry-shaped (spheroidal) bacterium found in twisted chains
Berry-shaped (spheroidal) bacteria in clusters.
Red blood cell
White blood cell
Pain in the chest wall muscles that is aggravated by breathing (literally: pain ofthe pleura).
Excision, removal, resection
Removal of the larynx
Removal of a breast.
Decrease in erythrocytes( red blood cell) or hemoglobin
To hold back blood from an area of the body.
Condition of producing/ forming cancer
Condition of producing disease
Formation of blood vessels.
Record of the electricity in the brain
Record (x-ray) of the spinal cord
mammogram Record (x-ray) of the breast.
Instrument for recording the electricity in the brain
Process of recording the electricity in the brain.
Process of recording (x-ray imaging) blood vessels
thrombophlebitis also called phlebitis
Inflammation of the bronchi
Inflammation of the tonsils
Inflammation of a vein with clot formation.
Study of the eye
Study of shape or form
hemolysis: Breakdown, Destruction, Separation
Destruction of blood (breakdown of red blood cells with release of hemoglobin).
Softening of bone
Softening of cartilage.
Enlargement of extremities
Enlargement of the spleen.
oma tumor, mass, collection of fluid
Tumor (benign) of muscle
Tumor (malignant) of muscle—a type of flesh (sarc/o) tissue
Tumor (malignant) of bone marrow, ocurr in bone marrow tissue throughout the body
Collection of blood; a bruise.
To view life; microscopic examination of living tissue.
Autopsy or postmortem examination
osis condition, usually abnormal
Condition of death (of cells).
Abnormal condition of water (found) in the kidney.
Abnormal condition (slight increase in numbers) of normal white blood cells.
Disease of heart muscle (primary disease of the heart muscle in the absence of a known underlying etiology(cause)
Deficiency of red blood cells.
Deficiency in neutrophils.
Deficiency of clotting cells.
Fear of heights
Fear of being in open, crowded spaces, agora means marketplace.
-plasia development, formation, growth
No (improper) development of cartilage.
Surgical repair of blood vessels.
falling, dropping, prolapse
: Prolapse, sagging of an eyelid.
Hardening of arteries.in arteriosclerosisdeposits of fat(arther/o means fatty material) collect in a artery
Instrument to visually examine the abdomen.
Process of visual examination of the abdomen (with an endoscope)
-stasis stopping, controlling
Beyond control; spreading of a cancerous tumor.
Stopping the flow of blood (naturally by clotting or artificially by compression).
New opening of the colon (to the outside of the body). New opening of the windpipe (to the outside of the body).
Treatment with water.
Treatment with drugs.
Treatment with x-rays.
Incision into the abdomen. Often referred to as a “lap,” this exploratoryprocedure is performed under general anesthesia.
Incision of a vein.
Incision of the trachea.
Excessive development. Memory Tip
: You can earn a trophy for a new stage indevelopment! cell increase in size, not number
No development; wasting away of tissue, cell decrease in size
One who records x-rays; radiologic technologist—a professional who, underthe supervision of a physician, operates radiologic equipment and assistsradiologists.
Condition of increase in white blood cells (malignancy).
Condition (abnormal) of lungs.
Specialist in the study of the kidney
Small, little artery
Small, little vein.
Structure, tissue surrounding the heart.
-us structure, substance
eso- within or inward
Sticky secretion from mucous membrane.
Muscular tube carrying food from the throat to the stomach.
Disease of the kidney.
Pertaining to the heart.
peritoneal Pertaining to the peritoneum.
inguinal Pertaining to the groin
pleural Pertaining to the pleura.
tonsillar Pertaining to tonsils
pulmonary Pertaining to the lungs.
axillary Pertaining to the armpit.
laryngeal Pertaining to the voice box.
Pertaining to producing cancer.
Pertaining to produced within bone, osteogenic sarcoma ia a malignant tumor produced in bone.
Long-term; over a long period. acute is the opposite of chronicPertaining to the study of disease.
adenoids Collections of lymphatic tissue resembling (-oid) glands (-aden) in the throat,near the nose.mucoid Resembling mucus.
adipose Pertaining to fat.
mucous membrane A lining that secretes mucus.
necrotic Pertaining to death (of cells).