Med terminology

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Med terminology
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2013-01-26 21:19:59
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthtr/o
    joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    cancerous, cancer
  5. cardi/o
    heart
  6. cephal/o
    head
  7. cerebr/o
    cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  8. cis/o
    to cut
  9. crin/o
    to secrete (to form and give off)
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder a sac or a cyst ( sac containing fluid)
  11. cyt/o
    cell
  12. derm/o
    skin
  13. electr/o
    electricity
  14. encephal/o
    brain
  15. enter/o
    intestines (usually the small intestines)
  16. erythr/o
    red
  17. gastr/o
    stomach
  18. glyc/o
    sugar
  19. gnos/o
    knowledge
  20. gynec/o
    women, female
  21. hemat/o
    blood
  22. hem/o
    blood
  23. hepat/o
    liver
  24. iatr/o
    treatment,physician
  25. leuk/o
    white
  26. log/o
    study of
  27. nephr/o
    kidney
  28. onc/o
    tumor
  29. opthalm/o
    eye
  30. oste/o
    bone
  31. path/o
    disease
  32. ped/o
    child
  33. psych/o
    mind
  34. radi/o
    x-rays
  35. ren/o
    kidney
  36. rhin/o
    nose
  37. sacr/o
    flesh
  38. sect/o
    to cut
  39. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  40. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  41. -ac 
    pertaining to
  42. -al
    pertaining to
  43. -algia
    pain
  44. -cyte
    cell
  45. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  46. -emia
    blood condition
  47. -genic
    pertaining to, producing, produced by or in
  48. -globin
    protein
  49. -gram
    record
  50. -ic
    pertaining to
  51. -iac
    pertaining to
  52. -ion
    process
  53. -ist
    specialist
  54. -itis
    inflammation
  55. -logy
    process of study
  56. -oma
    tumor, mass , swelling
  57. -opsy
    process of viewing
  58. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal (slight increase in numbers when used with blood cells)
  59. -pathy
    disease condition
  60. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  61. -scopy
    process of visual exam with endoscope
  62. -sis
    state of; condition
  63. -tomy
    process of cutting
  64. -y 
    process or condition
  65. a- 
    no, not, without
  66. an-
    no, not, without
  67. aut-
    self, own
  68. auto-
    slef, own
  69. dia-
    through, comlete
  70. end-
    within
  71. endo-
    within
  72. epi-
    above, upon
  73. ex-
    out, outside of, outward
  74. hyper-
    excessive, above, more than normal
  75. hypo-
    deficient, below, under, less than normal
  76. in-
    into, in
  77. peri-
    surrounding, around
  78. pro-
    before, forward
  79. re-
    back, backward, again
  80. retro-
    behind
  81. sub-
    below,under
  82. trans-
    across, through

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