Medical Terminology 2

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Medical Terminology 2
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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. aden/o
    gland
  3. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  4. adren/o
    adrenal gland
  5. alveol/o
    • alveolus
    • (air sac within the lungs)
  6. amni/o
    • amnion
    • (sac that surrounds embryo)
  7. an/o
    anus
  8. angi/o
    blood vessel
  9. anter/o
    front
  10. aort/o
    aorta
  11. append/o
    appendic/o
    appendix
  12. arteri/o
    artery
  13. arteriol/o
    small artery
  14. arthr/o
    joint
  15. ather/o
    fatty plaque
  16. aur/o
    ear
  17. axill/o
    armpit
  18. balan/o
    penis
  19. bari/o
    weight
  20. bi/o
    life
  21. blephar/o
    eyelid
  22. bronch/o
    bronchial tube
  23. bronchiol/o
    small bronchial tube
  24. calcane/o
    • calcaneus
    • (heel bone)
  25. capillar/o
    capillary
  26. carcin/o
    cancer, cancerous
  27. cardi/o
    heart
  28. carp/o
    • carpals
    • (wrist bone)
  29. cephal/o
    head
  30. cerebell/o
    • cerebellum
    • (posterior of brain)
  31. cerebr/o
    • cerebrum
    • (largest part of brain)
  32. cervic/o
    neck
  33. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  34. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  35. choledoch/o
    common bile duct
  36. chondr/o
    cartilage
  37. chron/o
    time
  38. cis/o
    to cut
  39. clavicul/o
    collar bone
  40. coccyg/o
    tailbone
  41. col/o
    • colon
    • (large intestine)
  42. colon/o
    colon
  43. colp/o
    vagina
  44. comi/o
    to care for
  45. coni/o
    dust
  46. coron/o
    heart
  47. cost/o
    rib
  48. crani/o
    skull
  49. crin/o
    secrete
  50. cry/o
    cold
  51. cutane/o
    skin
  52. cyan/o
    blue
  53. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  54. cyt/o
    cell
  55. dactyl/o
    fingers/toes
  56. dent/i
    tooth
  57. dermat/o
    derm/o
    skin
  58. duoden/o
    duodenum
  59. dur/o
    • dura mater
    • (outer most meningeal layer)
  60. electr/o
    electricity
  61. encephal/o
    brain
  62. endocrin/o
    endocrine glands
  63. endometr/o
    endometri/o
    • endometrium
    • (inner lining of uterus)
  64. enter/o
    • intestines
    • (usually small intestines)
  65. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  66. epitheli/o
    • skin
    • (surface tissue)
  67. erythr/o
    red
  68. esophag/o
    esophagus
  69. esthesi/o
    sensation
  70. femor/o
    femur, thigh bone
  71. fibr/o
    • fibula
    • (smaller lower leg bone)
  72. gastr/o
    stomach
  73. gen/o
    to produce
  74. ger/o
    old age
  75. glyc/o
    sugar
  76. gnos/o
    knowledge
  77. gynec/o
    woman, female
  78. hemat/o
    hem/o
    blood
  79. hepat/o
    liver
  80. humer/o
    • humerous
    • (upper arm bone)
  81. hydr/o
    water
  82. hypophys/o
    pituitary gland
  83. hyster/o
    uterus
  84. iatr/o
    treatment
  85. ile/o
    • ileum
    • (3rd part of small intestine)
  86. ili/o
    • ilium
    • (upper part of hip bone)
  87. inguin/o
    groin
  88. isch/o
    to hold back
  89. jejun/o
    jejunum
  90. lapar/o
    abdomen
  91. laryng/o
    • larynx
    • (voice box)
  92. later/o
    side
  93. ligament/o
    ligament
  94. leiomy/o
    smooth muscle
  95. leuk/o
    white
  96. lip/o
    fat
  97. lith/o
    stone
  98. lumb/o
    loin, waist region
  99. lymph/o
    lymph
  100. lymphaden/o
    lymph nodes
  101. lymphangi/o
    lymph vessel
  102. lys/o
    breakdown, destination, seperation
  103. mamm/o
    breast
  104. mast/o
    breast
  105. mediastin/o
    mediastinum
  106. medull/o
    • medulla oblongata
    • (lower part of brain)
  107. men/o
    menstration
  108. mening/o
    • meninges
    • (membranes covering brain and spinal cord)
  109. metacarp/o
    • metacarpals
    • (hand bones)
  110. metatars/o
    • metatarsals
    • (foot bones)
  111. metr/o
    metri/o
    uterus, measure
  112. muscul/o
    muscle
  113. my/o
    muscle
  114. myel/o
    • bone marrow (with -blast, -cyte, -genous, -oma)
    • spinal cord (with -cele, -gram, itis)
  115. myos/o
    muscle
  116. myring/o
    eardrum
  117. nas/o
    nose
  118. nat/i
    birth
  119. necr/o
    death
  120. nephr/o
    kidney
  121. neur/o
    nerve
  122. norm/o
    rule, order
  123. nos/o
    disease
  124. obstetric/o
    midwife
  125. ocul/o
    eye
  126. odont/o
    tooth
  127. onc/o
    tumor
  128. onycho/o
    nail
  129. o/o
    egg
  130. oophor/o
    eye
  131. opt/o
    eye
  132. optic/o
    eye
  133. or/o
    mouth
  134. orch/o
    orchi/o
    orchid/o
    testicle, testes
  135. orth/o
    straight
  136. osm/o
    smell
  137. oste/o
    bone
  138. ot/o
    ear
  139. ovar/o
    ovary
  140. pancreat/o
    pancreas
  141. parathyroid/o
    parathyroid gland
  142. path/o
    disease
  143. ped/o
    child
  144. pelv/o
    hip bone
  145. peritone/o
    • peritoneum
    • (membrane around abdominal organs)
  146. perone/o
    fibula
  147. phak/o
    lens of the eye
  148. phalang/o
    • phalanges
    • (finger/toe bones)
  149. pharyng/o
    • pharynx
    • (throat)
  150. phelb/o
    vein
  151. phren/o
    diaphragm
  152. pituitar/o
    pituitary gland
  153. plas/o
    development, formation, growth
  154. pleur/o
    • pleura
    • (membranes surrounding lungs)
  155. pneum/o
    lung, air
  156. pneumon/o
    lung
  157. poster/o
    back, behind
  158. prosth/o
    artificial replacement
  159. proct/o
    anus and rectum
  160. psych/o
    mind
  161. pulmon/o
    lung
  162. pyel/o
    • renal pelvis
    • (central section of kidney)
  163. radi/o
    • x-ray, radius
    • (lateral lower arm bone)
  164. rect/o
    rectum
  165. ren/o
    kidney
  166. retin/o
    retina of the eye
  167. rhabdomy/o
    • striated
    • (skeletal muscle)
  168. rheumat/o
    flow, fluid
  169. rhin/o
    nose
  170. sacr/o
    sacrum
  171. salping/o
    fallopian tube
  172. sarc/o
    flesh
  173. scapul/o
    shoulder blade
  174. scrot/o
    scrotal sac, scrotum
  175. sept/o
    septic/o
    infection
  176. son/o
    sound
  177. spin/o
    backbone, spine, vertebra
  178. stern/o
    • sternum
    • (breastbone)
  179. stomat/o
    mouth
  180. tendin/o
    ten/o
    tendon
  181. theli/o
    thel/o
    nipple
  182. thorac/o
    chest
  183. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  184. thym/o
    thymus gland
  185. thyr/o
    thyroid/o
    thyroaden/o
    thyroid gland
  186. tibi/o
    • tibia/shin bone
    • (larger lower leg bone)
  187. tonsil/o
    tonsils
  188. top/o
    to put, place
  189. trache/o
    trachea, wind pipe
  190. troph/o
    development, nourishment
  191. tymphan/o
    eardrum
  192. uln/o
    • ulna
    • (medial lower arm bone)
  193. ungu/o
    nail
  194. ureter/o
    uterer
  195. urethr/o
    urethra
  196. ur/o
    urine, urinary tract
  197. uter/o
    uterus
  198. vagin/o
    vagina
  199. vas/o
    vas deferens, vessel
  200. vascul/o
    blood vessel
  201. ven/o
    vein
  202. venul/o
    venule
  203. vertebr/o
    backbone, vertebra
  204. vesic/o
    urinary bladder

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