Anatomy Chapter 2

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  1. one who
    specialist
    -er, -ist
  2. practitioner
    specialist
    -iatrician
  3. one who studies' specialist
    specialist
    -logist
  4. pertaining to
    specialties
    -ac, -al, -ic, -ical
  5. pertaining to the study of
    specialties
    -logic, -logical
  6. medical profession or treatment
    specialties
    -iatrics, -iatry
  7. study or science of
    specialties
    -logy
  8. Combining form of heart
    cardi/o
  9. Combining form of to secrete
    crin/o
  10. Combining form of skin
    dermat/o
  11. Combining form of felling or sensation
    esthesi/o
  12. Combining form of stomach, intestines
    gastr/o, enter/o
  13. Combining form of elderly
    ger/a, ger/o, geront/o
  14. Combining form of female
    gynec/o
  15. Combining form of immune
    immun/o
  16. Combining form of new, birth
    ne/o, nat/o
  17. Combining form of nerve
    neur/o
  18. Combining form of midwife
    obstetr/o
  19. Combining form of tumor
    onc/o
  20. Combining form of eye
    ophthalm/o
  21. Combining form of straight, child
    orth/o, ped/o
  22. Combining form of ear, larynx
    ot/o, laryng/o
  23. Combining form of disease
    path/o
  24. Combining form of child
    ped/o
  25. Combining form of mind
    psych/o
  26. Combining form of radiation (or radius)
    radi/o
  27. Combining form of rheumatism
    rheumat/o
  28. Combining form of nose
    rhin/o
  29. Combining form of urinary track (or urine)
    ur/o
  30. immune
    • immunology
    • immunologist
  31. new, birth
    neonatology, neonatologist
  32. nerve
    • neurology
    • neurologist
  33. midwife
    • obstetrics
    • obstetrician
  34. tumor
    • oncology
    • oncologist
  35. eye
    • ophthalmology
    • ophthalmologist
  36. straight, child
    • orthopedics
    • orthopedist, orthopaedic surgeon
  37. ear, larynx
    • otolaryngology
    • otolaryngologist
  38. disease
    • pathology
    • pathologist
  39. child
    • pediatrics
    • pediatrician
  40. mind
    • psychiatry
    • psychiatrist
  41. radiation (or radius)
    • radiology
    • radiologist
  42. rheumatism
    • rheumatology
    • rheumatologist
  43. nose
    • rhinology
    • rhinologist
  44. urinary track (or urine)
    • urology
    • urologist
  45. -centesis
    surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid

    e. amniocentesis
  46. -ectomy
    excision (surgical removal or cutting out)

    e.appendectomy
  47. -lysis
    process of loosening, freeing, or destroying

    hemolysis
  48. -pexy
    surgical fixation (fastening in a fixed position)

    -mastopexy-fastens breast
  49. -plasty
    surgical repair

    e.mammoplasty
  50. -rrhaphy
    suture (uniting a wound by stiches)

    e.angiorrhaphy
  51. -scopy
    visual examination with a lighted instrument (not always a surgical procedure)

    e.mocroscopy
  52. -stomy
    formation of an opening

    e.tracheostomy
  53. -tome
    an instrument used for cutting

    e. microtome
  54. -tomy
    incision (cutting into tissue)

    e.tracheotomy
  55. -tripsy
    surgical crushing

    e.lithotripsy-surgical crushing of a stone
  56. instrument used for cutting
    -tome
  57. instrument used for viewing
    -scope
  58. excision
    -ectomy
  59. formation of an opening
    -stomy
  60. incision
    -tomy
  61. process of destroying
    -lysis
  62. surgical crushing
    -tripsy
  63. surgical fixation
    -pexy
  64. surgical puncture
    -centesis
  65. surgical repair
    -plasty
  66. suture
    -rrhaphy
  67. visual examination with an insrument
    -scopy
  68. gland
    aden/o
  69. vessel
    angi/o
  70. appendix
    append/o, appendic/o
  71. life or living
    bi/o
  72. eyelid
    blephar/o
  73. brain
    cerebr/o, encephal/o
  74. hand
    chir/o
  75. colon or large intestine
    col/o
  76. skin
    cutane/o, derm/a, dermat/o
  77. face
    faci/o
  78. liver
    hepat/o
  79. breast
    mamm/o, mast/o
  80. muscle
    muscul/o, my/o
  81. bone marow or spinal cord
    myel/o
  82. bone
    oste/o
  83. lungs
    pulm/o, pulmon/o, pneum/o, pneumon/o
  84. tonsil
    tonsill/o
  85. trachea
    trache/o
  86. vessel; ductus deferens
    vas/o
  87. muscle
    my/o
  88. bone marrow or spinal cord
    myel/o
  89. pain
    -algia, -dynia
  90. hernia
    -cele

    e.An encephalocele is a hernia of the brain through an opening in the skull
  91. dilatation (dilation, enlargement or stretching of s structure or part)
    -ectasia, -ectasis

    e. angiectasis means dilatio of a blood or lymph vessel. Neurectasia is stretching of a nerve
  92. swelling
    -edema

    e.lymphedema
  93. vomiting
    -emesis
  94. condition of the blood
    • -emia
    • e. bacteremia is the presence of bacteria in the blood
  95. condition
    -ia, -iasis
  96. inflammation
    • -itis
    • e.appendicitis, otitis
  97. stone or calculus
    -lith

    e. cholelith: gallstone
  98. soft, softening
    -malacia

    e. Osteomalacia is sofleting of the bones
  99. excessive preoccupation
    -mania
  100. enlargement
    -megaly
  101. resembling
    -oid (forms adjetives and nouns)

    • mucoid means similar to or resembling mucus
    • paranoid means resembling paranoia
  102. tumor
    -oma

    carcinoma
  103. condition
    -osis
  104. disease
    -pathy
  105. deficiency
    -penia
  106. abnormal fear
    -phobia
  107. prolapse (sagging)
    -ptosis
  108. excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
    -rrhage, rrhagia
  109. flow or discharge
    -rrhea
  110. rupture
    -rrhexis
  111. twitching, cramp
    -spasm
  112. stopping, controlling
    -stasis
  113. capable of, able to
    -able, -ible
  114. pertaining to
    -ac,-al,-an,-ar,-ary,-eal,-ic,-eve,-tic
  115. enzyme
    -ase
  116. membrane
    -eum, -ium
  117. condition or hteory
    -ia, -ism
  118. one who suffers
    -iac
  119. vision
    -opia

    diplopia is double vision
  120. sugar
    -ose

    lactose is a sugar found in milk
  121. pertaining to or characterized by
    -ous
  122. state or conditin
    -y

    atrophy is a condition of wasting away of a cell, tissue organ, or part.
  123. fat
    adip/o, lip/o
  124. starch
    amyl/o
  125. sugar
    glyc/o
  126. blood
    hemat/o
  127. milk
    lact/o
  128. stone
    lith/o
  129. small
    micro-
  130. mucus
    muc/o
  131. protein
    prote/o, protein/o
  132. fire
    • pyr/o
    • pyromaniacs enjoy setting fires or seeing fires burn

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