Module 4 - The Senses and the Human Being in General

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Module 4 - The Senses and the Human Being in General
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Greco-Latin terminologies in medical and biological sciences, Module 4
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  1. blephar-
    eyelid
  2. chori-
    choroid-
    choroid; middle layer of the eye
  3. conjunctiv-
    conjunctiva; membrane that lines the eyelid
  4. cor-
    core-
    pupill-
    pupil
  5. cycl-
    ciliar-
    cili-
    ciliary body; the structure encircling the lens
  6. dacry-
    lacrim-
    tear; tear sac
  7. dacryocyst-
    tear sac
  8. ir-
    irid-
    iris
  9. kerat-*
    cerat-*
    cornu-*
    corne-*
    cornea
  10. ophthalm-
    ocul-
    eye
  11. opt-
    eye; vision
  12. phac-
    phak-
    lent-
    lens
  13. retin-
    retina; inner layer of the eye
  14. scler-
    sclera; outer layer of the eye
  15. auricul-
    auricle; pinna; the outer structure of the ear
  16. cochle-
    cochlea [liquid-filled structure through which sound vibrations pass]
  17. incud-
    incus; anvil-shaped bone of the middle ear
  18. labyrinth-
    labyrinth; inner ear
  19. malle-
    malleus; hammer-shaped bone of the middle ear
  20. myring-
    ear drum; tympanum
  21. ot-
    ear
  22. aur-*
    ear; hearing
  23. phon-
    voice; sound
  24. staped-
    stapedi-
    stapes; stirrup-shaped bone of the middle ear
  25. tympan-
    ear drum; typanum; middle ear [includes eardrum; malleus, stapes, and incus]
  26. andr-
    male
  27. anthrop-
    hom-*
    homin-
    human being
  28. bi-*
    vit-
    life
  29. dem-
    people; population
  30. dips-
    thirst
  31. gam-
    marriage; sexual union
  32. ger-
    geront-
    old person/people; old age
  33. gyn-
    gyne-
    gynec-
    gynaec-
    female
  34. hapt-
    haph-
    sense of touch; touch
  35. hygien-
    health
  36. iatr-
    medicine; physician
  37. mis-
    aversion (to something or someone)
  38. mort-
    thanat-
    death
  39. necr-
    death; dead tissue; dead cell; corpse
  40. narc-
    stupor; sleep
  41. nat-
    birth; born
  42. ped-*
    paed-
    child
  43. -acousia
    -acousis
    sense of hearing
  44. -algesia
    -odynia
    pain
  45. -aphia
    sense of touch
  46. -centesis
    surgical puncture [to withdraw fluid from an organ]
  47. -cyte
    cell
  48. -dipsia
    thirst
  49. -ectasis
    -ectasia
    dilation; expansion
  50. -ecopia
    -ectopy
    malposition; displacement
  51. -edema
    fluid-filled swelling (of an organ or structure)
  52. -gamy
    marriage; sexual union
  53. -geusia
    -geustia
    sense of taste
  54. -iatry
    -iatrics
    study and treatment [in specific reference to the medical profession or a physician]
  55. -lysis
    destruction; a loosening; breakdown
  56. -lytic
    pertaining to destruction, loosening, breakdown
  57. -necrosis
    death [in particular reference to cells, tissues, or organs]
  58. -opia
    -opy
    -opsia
    -opsy
    visual disorder; vision; a viewing; examination
  59. -orexia
    -orexis
    appetite
  60. -osphresia
    -osphresis
    -osmia
    sense of smell
  61. -penia
    insufficient amount (of a substance)
  62. -ptosis
    prolapse [ie. slipping down of an organ or part of an organ]
  63. -rrhagia
    -rhagia
    -rrhage
    -rhage
    rapid discharge (of a substance, or from an organ or other location)
  64. -rraphy
    suture
  65. -rrhea
    -rhea
    discharge (of a substance, or from an organ or other location)
  66. -rrhexis
    -rhexis
    rupture
  67. -sclerosis
    a hardening (of an organ or other body structure); a hardening caused by (a substance)
  68. -sepsis
    infection
  69. -septic
    pertaining to infection; infected
  70. -spasm
    spasm
  71. -stasis
    act of controlling
  72. -stat
    device used to control; agent used to control
  73. -staticĀ 
    pertaining to control
  74. -stenosis
    a narrowing; constriction
  75. -therapy
    treatment (of an organ, symptom, or disease); treatment by means (of a substance or process)

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