Chapter 4

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  1. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  2. an/o
    anus
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. cardi/o
    heart
  5. carp/o
    carpals( wrist bones )
  6. cis/o
    to cut
  7. cost/o
    ribs
  8. crani/o
    skin
  9. cutane/o
    skin
  10. dur/o
    dura mater ( outer most meningeal membrane surrounding the brain and spinal cord )
  11. gen/o
    to produce. to begin
  12. glyc/o
    sugar
  13. hemat/o
    blood
  14. later/o
    side
  15. men/o
    menses( monthly discharge of blood from the lining of the uterus )
  16. nat/i
    birth
  17. neur/o
    nerve
  18. norm/o
    rule, order
  19. oste/o
    bone
  20. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  21. plas/o
    formation, growth , development
  22. ren/o
    kidney
  23. scapul/o
    scapula ( shoulder blade)
  24. son/o
    sound
  25. thyroid/o
    thyroid gland
  26. top/o
    to put, place , position
  27. troph/o
    development , nourishment
  28. urethr/o
    urethra ( tube leading from the bladder to outside of the body)
  29. uter/o
    uterus
  30. ven/o
    vein
  31. vertebr/o
    vertebra ( back bone )
  32. -al
    pertaining to
  33. -ation
    process, condition
  34. -cision
    process of cutting
  35. -crine
    secretion
  36. -dipsia
    thirst
  37. -emia
    blood condition
  38. -gen
    to produce
  39. -graphy
    process of recording
  40. -ia
    condition
  41. -ic
    pertaining to
  42. -ine
    pertaining to
  43. -ism
    condition, process
  44. -lapse
    to fall, slide
  45. -lysis
    loosening, breakdown, separation, destruction
  46. -meter
    to measure
  47. -mission
    to send
  48. -mortem
    death
  49. -oma
    tumor, mass
  50. -ous
    pertaining to
  51. -partum
    birth
  52. -pathy
    disease condition
  53. -phagia
    eating
  54. -phasia
    speech
  55. -plasia
    formation ( condition)
  56. -plasm
    formation ( tissue)
  57. -plegia
    paralysis
  58. -pnea
    breathing
  59. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  60. -scopy
    process of visual examination
  61. -section
    to cut
  62. -stasis
    to stand, place, stop, control
  63. -tension
    pressure
  64. -thesis
    to put , place ( state of putting or placing)
  65. -tic
    pertaining to
  66. -trophy
    nourishment; development
  67. -um
    structure
  68. -uria
    urine condition
  69. -y
    process, condition
  70. a- an-
    no, not , without
  71. ab-
    away from
  72. ad-
    toward, near
  73. ana-
    up, apart
  74. ante-
    before, forward
  75. anti-
    against
  76. bi-
    both, two , life
  77. brandy-
    slow
  78. con-
    with, together
  79. dia-
    complete, through
  80. dys-
    bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
  81. ec-
    out, outside
  82. epi-
    above, upon
  83. ex-
    out
  84. extra-
    outside of
  85. hemi-
    half
  86. hyper-
    excessive, too much, above
  87. hypo-
    deficient, too little, below
  88. in-
    in, into
  89. inter-
    between
  90. intra-
    within
  91. mal-
    bad
  92. meta-
    change, beyond
  93. neo-
    new
  94. para-
    beside, near, along the side of
  95. MICU
    Medical intensive care unit
  96. MSICU
    Medical/ surgical intensive care unit
  97. PICU
    Pediatric or psychiatric intensive care unit
  98. SICU
    Surgical intensive care Unit
  99. peri-
    surrounding
  100. poly-
    many, much
  101. post-
    after, behind
  102. pre-
    before
  103. pro-
    before, forward
  104. pros-
    before, forward
  105. quadri-
    four
  106. re-
    back, behind
  107. retro-
    back , behind
  108. sub-
    under, less than
  109. syn-
    with, together
  110. trachy-
    fast
  111. trans-
    across, through
  112. tri-
    three
  113. ultra-
    beyond
  114. uni-
    one
  115. acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    aids

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