medical term SRJC

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medical term SRJC
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  1. abdomin/o (lapar/o)
    abdomen

    like abdominal
  2. aden/o
    • gland
    • like adenitis
  3. an/o
    anus

    like anal
  4. angi/o
    vessel

    like angiogram
  5. append/o-
    appendix

    like appendectomy
  6. arthr/o-
    joint

    like arthritis
  7. arteri/o-
    artery

    like arterial
  8. blephar/o-
    eyelid


    like blepharitis
  9. hem/o- [hemat/o-]
    blood


    like hemorrhage

    like hematocrit
  10. hemangi/o-
    blood vessel

    like hemangioma
  11. bronch/o- [bronchi/o-]
    bronchus

    like bronchitis
  12. cardi/o-
    heart

    cardiology
  13. cephal/o (crani/0)
    head

    cephalopathy
  14. cerebr/o
    brain (cerebrum)

    like cerebrovascular
  15. cervic/o
    neck  /  cervix

    like cervical
  16. cheil/o  (labi/o)
    lip

    Like cheilitis
  17. chol/e
    gall (bile)

    cholesterol
  18. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder

    cholecystectomy
  19. chondr/o
    cartilage

    chondritis
  20. col/o  (colon/o)
    colon or large intestine

    colectomy / colonectomy
  21. cost/o
    rib

    costal
  22. crani/o  (cephal/o)
    head or skull bone

    craniotomy
  23. cyst/o
    bladder or sac

    cystitis
  24. cyt/o
    cell

    cytology
  25. dent/o  (odont/o)
    tooth

    dentist
  26. derm/o  (dermat/o)
    skin

    dermovascular  or dermatology
  27. encephal/o
    brain

    encephalitis
  28. enter/o
    intestine or small intestine

    enteritis
  29. gastr/o
    stomach

    gastrectomy
  30. gingiv/o
    gums

    gingivitis
  31. gloss/o  (lingu/o)
    tongue

    glossectomy
  32. hepat/o
    liver

    hepatitis
  33. hyster/o  (metr/o; uter/o)
    uterus

    hysterectomy
  34. labi/o  (cheil/o)
    lip

    labial
  35. lapar/o  (abdomin/o)
    abdomen

    laparoscopy
  36. laryng/o
    larynx  (vocal cords)

    laryngectomy
  37. lingu/o  (gloss/o)
    tongue

    lingual
  38. lymph/o
    lymph

    lymphoma
  39. lymphaden/o
    lymph gland

    lymphadenopathy
  40. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel

    lymphangioma
  41. nephr/o  (ren/o)
    kidney

    nephropathy
  42. mast/o  (mamm/o)
    breast

    mammogram
  43. metro/o- [hyster/o-; uter/o-]
    uterus

    like endometrium
  44. myel/o-
    • bone marrow
    • like myelocyte
  45. myel/o- [rachi/o-; spin/o-]
    • spine
    • like myelography
  46. my/o-
    • muscle
    • like myorrhaphy
  47. ocul/o-
    • eye
    • like ocular
  48. neur/o-
    • nerve
    • like neurology
  49. odont/o- [dent/o-]
    • tooth
    • like orthodontist
  50. oo/o-
    • egg
    • likeoocyte
  51. oophor/o- [avari/o-]
    ovary

    • like oophorectomy
    • ovarian
  52. ophthalm/o- [opt/o-;ocul/o-]
    • eye
    • like ophthalmologist
    • optician
  53. orchi/o- [orchid/o-; orch/o-]
    • testes
    • like orchiectomy
  54. oste/o-
    • bone
    • like osteomyelitis
  55. ot/o
    • ear
    • otoscope
  56. pancreat/o
    • pancreas
    • pancreatectomy
  57. pharyng/o
    • pharynx (throat)
    • pharyngeal
  58. phleb/o (ven/o)
    • vien
    • phlebotomist
  59. pneum/o  (pneumon/o)
    • lung
    • pneumoncystis  or pneumonia
  60. proct/o
    • rectum
    • proctologist
  61. pyel/o
    • kidney basin
    • pyelitis
  62. rachi/o  (myel/o; spin/o)
    • spine
    • rachiodynia
  63. ren/o  (nephro/o)
    • kidney
    • renal
  64. rhin/o
    • nose
    • rhinitis
  65. sacr/o
    • sacrum
    • sacroiliac
  66. salping/o
    • fallopian tube (oviduct)
    • salpingo-oophorectomy
  67. sigmoid/o
    • sigmoid colon
    • sigmoidoscopy
  68. splen/o
    • spleen
    • splenectomy
  69. stomat/o
    • mouth
    • stomatitis
  70. thorac/o
    thorax (chest)

    thoractomy
  71. ureter/o
    ureter

    ureteritis
  72. urethr/o
    • urethra
    • urethritis
  73. ven/o  (phleb/o)
    • vien
    • venous
  74. spondyl/o
    vertebra

    spondylitis
  75. viscer/o
    internal organ

    visceral
  76. -itis
    inflamation
  77. -ectomy
    excision
  78. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  79. -gram
    record (sometimes an x-ray)
  80. -odynia  /  -algia
    pain
  81. -oma
    tumor
  82. -ist
    specialist
  83. -ar, -al, -eal, -ic, -ac, -ous
    pertaining to
  84. -ology
    study of
  85. -otomy
    incision
  86. -oscopy
    process of visually examining
  87. -ography
    process of recording
  88. -opathy
    disease
  89. -orrhaphy
    suture

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