Medical Terminology The Language of Medicine

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  1. bucc/o
    cheek
  2. contra-
    against; opposite
  3. cost/o
    rib
  4. crani/o
    skull
  5. a-, an-
    no; not; without
  6. -ac
    pertaining to
  7. aden/o
    gland
  8. adip/o
    fat
  9. adren/o
    adrenal gland
  10. aer/o
    air
  11. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  12. -al
    pertaining to
  13. anti-
    against
  14. aort/o
    aorta
  15. append/o
    appendix
  16. aque/o
    water
  17. -ar
    pertaining to
  18. arter/o
    artery
  19. arteri/o
    artery
  20. arthr/o
    joint
  21. articul/o
    joint
  22. aur/o
    ear
  23. audi/o
    hearing
  24. auto-
    self, own
  25. axill/o
    armpit
  26. bacteri/o
    bacteria
  27. bas/o
    base; opposite of acid
  28. bi-
    two
  29. bi/o
    life
  30. -blast
    embryonic; immature
  31. blephar/o
    eyelid
  32. brady-
    slow
  33. carcin/o
    cancerous; cancer
  34. cardi/o
    heart
  35. cauter/o
    heat; burn
  36. chem/o
    drug; chemical
  37. -chezia
    defecation; elimination of wastes
  38. chron/o
    time
  39. chrom/o
    color
  40. col/o
    colon
  41. coron/o
    heart
  42. -constriction
    narrowing
  43. cry/o
    cold
  44. crypt/o
    hidden
  45. cutane/o
    skin
  46. cyan/o
    blue
  47. anxi/o
    uneasy; anxious
  48. bar/o
    pressure; weight
  49. bil/i
    bile; gall
  50. bol/o
    cast; throw
  51. cata-
    down
  52. bronch/o
    bronchial tube
  53. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  54. cephal/o
    head
  55. cerebr/o
    cerebrum
  56. cervic/o
    neck; cervix
  57. cheil/o
    lip
  58. colp/o
    vagina
  59. ante-
    before; forward
  60. ankyl/o
    crooked; bent; stiff
  61. angi/o
    vessel
  62. andr/o
    male
  63. ana-
    up; apart; backward
  64. an-
    pertaining to
  65. -algia
    pain
  66. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  67. alb/o
    white
  68. -agra
    excessive pain
  69. albin/o
    white
  70. actin/o
    light
  71. ab-
    away from
  72. agglutin/o
    clumping; sticking together
  73. ad-
    toward
  74. af-
    toward
  75. -acusis
    hearing
  76. acu/o
    sharp; severe; sudden
  77. acr/o
    extremities; top; extreme point
  78. acous/o
    hearing
  79. acanth/o
    spiny; thorny
  80. -cusis
    hearing
  81. crin/o
    secrete
  82. cor/o
    pupil
  83. con-
    together, with
  84. cis/o
    to cut
  85. celi/o
    belly; abdomen
  86. -cele
    hernia
  87. chondr/o
    cartilage
  88. chol/e
    bile; gall
  89. cine/o
    movement
  90. caus/o
    burn; burning
  91. a- an-
    no, not, without
  92. apo-
    off, away
  93. aphth/o
    ulcer
  94. -apheresis
    removal
  95. anter/o
    front
  96. capillar/o
    capillary
  97. brachi/o
    arm
  98. -ation
    process; condition
  99. ather/o
    plaque
  100. atel/oin
    complete
  101. -ase
    enzyme
  102. -ary
    pertaining to
  103. ab-
    away from
  104. ad-
    towards
  105. agora-
    marketplace
  106. alges/o
    sensitivity to pain
  107. an/o
    anus
  108. -asthenia
    lack of strength
  109. audit/o
    hearing
  110. bacill/o
    bacilli (bacteria)
  111. brachy-
    short
  112. calc/o
    calcium
  113. cib/o
    meal
  114. -clast
    to break
  115. -crine
    secrete; separate
  116. cyst/o
    uninary bladder
  117. derm/o
    skin
  118. dys-
    bad; painful; difficult; abnormal
  119. -eal
    pertaining to
  120. -ectomy
    removal; excision; resection
  121. -edema
    swelling
  122. -ema
    condition
  123. -emesis
    vomiting
  124. -emia
    blood condition
  125. encephal/o
    brain
  126. endo-
    in; within
  127. eosin/o
    rosy; dawn colored
  128. epi-
    above; upon ; on
  129. er-
    one who
  130. erythr/o
    red
  131. -esiscondition
    -esiscondition
  132. estr/o
    female
  133. ex-
    out; away from
  134. extra-outside
    extra-outside
  135. faci/oface
    faci/oface
  136. fibr/ofiber
    fibr/ofiber
  137. gastr/ostomach
    gastr/ostomach
  138. -genproducing; forming
    -genproducing; forming
  139. -genesisproducing; forming
    -genesisproducing; forming
  140. -genicproduced by or in
    -genicproduced by or in
  141. gnos/oknowledge
    gnos/oknowledge
  142. gluc/osugar
    gluc/osugar
  143. -gramrecord
    -gramrecord
  144. -graphyprocess of recording
    -graphyprocess of recording
  145. gynec/owoman; female
    gynec/owoman; female
  146. hem/oblood
    hem/oblood
  147. hemat/oblood
    hemat/oblood
  148. hepat/oliver
    hepat/oliver
  149. hist/otissue
    hist/otissue
  150. hydr/owater
    hydr/owater
  151. hyper-above; excessive
    hyper-above; excessive
  152. hypo-deficient; below; under
    hypo-deficient; below; under
  153. hyster/outerus; womb
    hyster/outerus; womb
  154. -iacondition
    -iacondition
  155. -iacpertaining to
    -iacpertaining to
  156. -iasisabnormal condition
    -iasisabnormal condition
  157. iatr/ophysician; treatment
    iatr/ophysician; treatment
  158. -icpertaining to
    -icpertaining to
  159. in-in; into; not
    in-in; into; not
  160. -in, -inea substance
    -in, -inea substance
  161. infra-below; interior to; beneath
    infra-below; interior to; beneath
  162. inter-between
    inter-between
  163. intra-within; into
    intra-within; into
  164. -iumstructure; tissue
    -iumstructure; tissue
  165. -itisinflammation
    -itisinflammation
  166. -istspecialist
    -istspecialist
  167. kal/ipotassium
    kal/ipotassium
  168. labi/olip
    labi/olip
  169. lact/omilk
    lact/omilk
  170. later/oside
    later/oside
  171. -lepsyseizure
    -lepsyseizure
  172. leuk/owhite
    leuk/owhite
  173. -lexiaword; phrase
    -lexiaword; phrase
  174. -lysisbreakdown; separation;destruction
    -lysisbreakdown; separation;destruction
  175. -logystudy of
    -logystudy of
  176. log/ostudy of
    log/ostudy of
  177. macro -large
    macro -large
  178. mal-bad
    mal-bad
  179. -malaciasoftening
    -malaciasoftening
  180. mast/obreast
    mast/obreast
  181. mega-large
    mega-large
  182. -megaly
    enlargement
  183. muc/o
    mucus
  184. my/o
    muscle
  185. myc/o
    fungus
  186. melan/o
    black
  187. men/o
    menses; menstruation
  188. myel/o
    spinal cord; bone marrow
  189. nas/o
    nose
  190. neo-
    new
  191. nephr/o
    kidney
  192. neur/o
    nerve
  193. nos/o
    disease
  194. olig/o
    scanty
  195. -oma
    tumor; mass; fluid collection
  196. onc/o
    tumor
  197. -one
    hormone
  198. o/o
    egg
  199. oophor/o
    ovary
  200. -opsy
    view of
  201. -or
    one who
  202. -orexia
    appetite
  203. -ose
    full of; pertaining to; sugar
  204. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  205. oste/o
    bone
  206. ot/o
    ear
  207. ov/o
    egg
  208. para-
    near; beside; abnormal; apart from
  209. -para
    to bear, bring forth
  210. -paresiss
    light paralysis
  211. -pathy
    disease; emotion
  212. -penia
    deficiency
  213. -pepsia
    digestion
  214. peri-
    surrounding
  215. -phagia
    eating; swallowing
  216. phleb/o
    vein
  217. -phoresis
    carrying; transmission
  218. -plasty
    surgical repair
  219. -pnea
    breathing
  220. -prandial
    meal
  221. pseudo-
    false
  222. radi/o
    xrays; radioactivity
  223. re-
    back; again; backward
  224. rect/o
    rectum
  225. ren/o
    kidney
  226. rrhagia
    bursting forth of blood
  227. -rrhea
    flow; discharge
  228. salping/o
    fallopian tube
  229. -sclerosis
    hardening
  230. -scopy
    visual examination
  231. sect/o
    sect/o
  232. -sis
    state of; condition
  233. -stasis
    stop; control; place
  234. -stenosis
    tightening; stricture
  235. -stomy
    new opening
  236. tachy-
    fast
  237. terat/o
    monster
  238. thorac/o
    chest
  239. therm/o
    heat
  240. thromb/o
    clot
  241. thyr/o
    thyroid gland
  242. -tic
    pertaining to
  243. -tomy
    process of cutting
  244. tox/o
    poison
  245. trans-
    across; through
  246. -trophy
    nurishment; development
  247. -um
    structure; tissue; thing
  248. -uria
    urination
  249. vas/o
    vessel
  250. ven/o
    vein
  251. vit/o
    life
  252. xanth/o
    yellow
  253. -y
    condition;process

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