Medical Terminology Chapter 2

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Medical Terminology Chapter 2
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  1. abdomin/o-
    abdomen
  2. pelv/o-
    pelvis
  3. tom/o-
    cut; slice; layer
  4. anter/o-
    before;front part
  5. poster/o-
    back part
  6. hemat/o-
    blood
  7. vascul/o-
    blood vessel
  8. caud/o-
    tail (tail bone)
  9. cav/o-
    hollow space
  10. cephal/o-
    head
  11. coron/o-
    structure that encircles like a crown
  12. front/o-
    front
  13. crani/o-
    cranium
  14. dent/o-
    tooth
  15. dietet/o-
    foods; diet
  16. dist/o-
    away from the center or point of origin
  17. dors/o-
    back; dorsum
  18. crin/o-
    secrete
  19. extern/o-
    outside
  20. genit/o-
    genitalia
  21. ger/o-
    old age
  22. iatr/o-
    physician; medical treatment
  23. gynec/o-
    female; woman
  24. chondr/o-
    cartilage
  25. immun/o-
    immune response
  26. infer/o-
    below
  27. inguin/o-
    groin
  28. ili/o-
    ilium (hip bone)
  29. integument/o-
    skin
  30. lumb/o-
    lower back; area between the ribs and pelvis
  31. lymph/o-
    lymph; lymphatic system
  32. macr/o-
    large
  33. scop/o-
    examine with an instrument
  34. medi/o-
    middle
  35. medic/o-
    physician; medicine
  36. micr/o-
    one millionth; small
  37. ne/o-
    new
  38. nat/o-
    birth
  39. obstetr/o-
    pregnancy and childbirth
  40. onc/o-
    tumor; mass
  41. ophthalm/o-
    eye
  42. orth/o-
    straight
  43. ped/o-
    child
  44. ot/o-
    ear
  45. laryng/o-
    larynx
  46. pharmac/o-
    medicine; drug
  47. physi/o-
    physical function
  48. proxim/o-
    near the center or point
  49. pulmon/o-
    lung
  50. radi/o-
    radius (forearm bone); x-rays; radiation
  51. product/o-
    produce
  52. sagitt/o-
    going from front to back
  53. spin/o-
    spine; backbone
  54. thorac/o-
    thorax
  55. vers/o-
    to travel; to turn
  56. umbilic/o-
    umbilicus; navel
  57. urin/o-
    urine; urinary system
  58. ur/o-
    urine; urinary system
  59. ventr/o-
    front; abdomen
  60. viscer/o-
    large internal organs

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