Module 2 - The External Human Being

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Module 2 - The External Human Being
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 2
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  1. brachi-
    arm
  2. bucc-
    cheek
  3. caud-
    tail
  4. celi-
    cel-
    lapar-
    abdomin-
    ventr-*
    abdomen
  5. cephal-
    head
  6. cervic-*
    trachel-*
    neck; any neck within the body structure
  7. cheil-
    labi-
    lip; labium [pl. labia]
  8. cheir-
    chir-
    hand
  9. crur-
    leg; leg-like structure; thigh
  10. dactyl-
    digit; finger; toe
  11. derm-
    dermat-
    skin
  12. gnath-
    jaw
  13. inguin-
    groin
  14. later-*
    the side [of the body]
  15. lumb-
    loin
  16. ment-*
    chin
  17. om-
    shoulder
  18. omphal-
    umbilic-
    navel; umbilicus
  19. path-
    disease
  20. pod-
    ped-*
    foot
  21. sarc-
    flesh
  22. soma-
    somat-
    body
  23. thorac-
    steth-
    pector-
    chest; thorax
  24. -ad
    • moving in a direction towards
    • [when two roots are used, the first root denotes the origin and the second the direction, e.g. cephalocaudad means "moving in a direction from the head toward the tail.” The order of the roots must be preserved with this suffix.]
  25. -ate
    having; having the form of
  26. -ics
    • study (of a subject)
    • [the termination -logy is more commonly used and should be used unless one is directed to use the suffix -ics]
  27. -ist
    a specialist (in a subject)
  28. -itis
    inflammation
  29. -oid
    resembling; like
  30. -osis
    -ism
    -iasis
    • disorder (of an organ, structure, function, characteristic); [abnormal] condition characterised by/caused by (a substance)
    • *[-osis is the most commonly used of these three suffixes; you must use -osis unless directed otherwise.]
  31. -ous*
    containing
  32. -ia
    -y
    • NOUN (suffix)
    • [condition; condition characterized by]
  33. -ic
    -tic
    -al
    -ical
    -ac
    -ar
    -ary
    -eal
    -ine
    -ous*
    • ADJECTIVE (suffix)
    • ["pertaining to"; "located in"]
  34. -ize (-ise)
    • VERB (suffix)
    • ["to (do something)"; to make, to become; to cause to be, to subject to, to engage in]
  35. -algia
    pain
  36. -cele
    protrusion (of an organ or other substance); protrusion filled with (a substance)
  37. -ectome
    instrument used to excise
  38. -ectomize
    to excise; to cut out; to remove
  39. -ectomy
    excision; surgical removal
  40. -gram
    record
  41. -graph
    instrument used to record
  42. -graphy
    act of recording
  43. -logist
    a specialist in the study (of a subject)
  44. -logical
    pertaining to the study (of a subject)
  45. -logy
    study (of a subject)
  46. -megaly
    enlargement (of an organ or structure)
  47. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  48. -metry
    measurement (of an organ, structure, function, characteristic)
  49. -ostomy
    creation of a passage between (one organ) and (another organ); creation of a passage between two segments of (one organ)
  50. -pathic
    pertaining to disease; diseased
  51. -pathy
    disease
  52. -plasty
    surgical repair
  53. -scope
    instrument used to make a visual observation
  54. -scopy
    visual examination
  55. -tome
    instrument used to cut
  56. -tomy
    a cutting into; an incision in

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