Med term 1-3.txt

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  1. -algia
    Pain
  2. -dynia
    Pain
  3. -emia
    Blood
  4. -ism
    Condition of
  5. -itis
    Inflammation
  6. -malacia
    Softening
  7. -megaly
    Enlargement
  8. -Oma
    Tumor
  9. -osis
    Tumor
  10. -osis
    Condition of
  11. -penia
    Reduction in size/quantity
  12. -Plegia
    Paralysis
  13. -pnea
    Breathing
  14. -porosis
    Porous condition
  15. -ptosis
    Downward displacement
  16. -rrhage
    flowing forth
  17. -rrhea
    Discharge
  18. -spasm
    Muscular contraction
  19. -edema
    Excessive fluid
  20. -centesis
    Surgical puncture
  21. -ectomy
    Surgical removal
  22. -gen, -genic, -genesis
    Origin producing
  23. -gram
    Record
  24. -graph
    Device for recording
  25. -graphy
    Act of recording
  26. -meter
    Device for measuring
  27. -meter
    Device for recording
  28. -plasty
    Surgical repair
  29. -scope
    Device for viewing
  30. -tomy
    Incision
  31. -desis
    Surgical binding
  32. -ian
    Specialist
  33. -iatrics
    Medical specialist
  34. -iatry
    Medical specialty
  35. -ics
    Medical specialty
  36. -ist
    Specialist in a field of study
  37. -logy
    Study of
  38. Ante-, pre-
    Before
  39. Anti-
    Against
  40. Brady-
    Slow
  41. Neo-
    New
  42. Post-
    After
  43. Tachy-
    Fast
  44. Hyper-
    Above, beyond normal
  45. Hypo-
    Below, below normal
  46. Ab-
    Away from, outside of, beyond
  47. Ad-
    Toward, near to
  48. Con-, sym-, syn-
    With
  49. Contra-
    Against
  50. Dia-
    Across, through
  51. Ec-, ecto- , ex-, exo-
    Outside
  52. En-
    Toward, near to
  53. Endo-
    Within
  54. Epi-
    Upon,subsequent to
  55. Extra-
    Beyond
  56. Hyper-
    Above, beyond normal
  57. Hypo-
    Below, below normal
  58. Infra-
    Inside or below
  59. Inter-
    Between
  60. Intra-
    Inside, within
  61. Meso-
    Middle
  62. Meta-
    Beyond
  63. Pan-
    All, everywhere
  64. Para-
    Alongside, like
  65. Retro-
    Backward , behind
  66. Bi-
    2
  67. Di- , dipl-
    2 twice
  68. Hemi-, semi-
    Half
  69. Macro-
    Big
  70. Micro-
    Small
  71. Mono-
    One
  72. Olig/o-
    A few
  73. Pan-
    All or everywhere
  74. Poly-
    Many
  75. Quadri-
    4
  76. Semi-
    Half, partial
  77. Tetra-
    4
  78. Tri-
    3
  79. Uni-
    1
  80. 4 types of tissue
    • 1. Muscle
    • 2. Connective
    • 3. Nervous
    • 4. Epithelial
  81. Anatomical position
    • Standing erect
    • Palms facing forward arms at sides
    • Feet parallel, pointing forward
  82. Superior
    Nearer to head
  83. Inferior
    Toward the feet
  84. Anterior
    Ventral
  85. Posterior
    Dorsal
  86. Medial
    Toward midline
  87. Lateral
    Away from midline
  88. Proximal
    Near point of attachment or origin
  89. Distal
    Further from point of attachment or origin
  90. Rostral
    Towards the nose
  91. Caudal
    Towards the tail
  92. Supine
    Horizontal, face up
  93. Prone
    Horizontal , face down
  94. Dorsal cavity
    • Cranial cavity
    • Spinal cavity
  95. Ventral cavity
    • Thoracic cavity
    • Abdominopelvic cavity
  96. Arthr
    Joint
  97. Bronch
    Bronchus
  98. Cardi
    Heart
  99. Derm or dermat
    Skin
  100. Gastr
    Stomach
  101. Ger or gernot
    Aged
  102. Hem and hemato
    Blood
  103. Hep or hepat
    Liver
  104. Neur
    Nerve cell or nervous system
  105. Oste
    Bone
  106. Path
    Disease
  107. Psych
    Mind
  108. Mast
    Breast
  109. Nat
    Birth
  110. -ac, -al, -ar, -ia, -ic, -ory
    Pertaining to
  111. -cyte
    Cell
  112. -megaly
    Enlargement
  113. -Oma
    Tumor
  114. A-, an-
    No, not, without
  115. Anti-, contra-
    Against
  116. Cyan-
    Blue
  117. Pre-
    Before, in front of
  118. Arthr/o
    Joint
  119. Bronch/o
    Bronchus
  120. Cardi/o
    Heart
  121. Derm/o or Dermat/o
    Skin
  122. Gastr/o
    Stomach
  123. Ger/o or gernot/o
    Aged
  124. Hem/o or hemato
    Blood
  125. Hep/o or hepat/o
    Liver
  126. Neur/o
    Nerve cell or nervous system
  127. Oste/o
    Bone
  128. Path/o
    Disease
  129. Psych/o
    Mind

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