med term ch 3

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med term ch 3
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  1. bi/o
    life
  2. blephar/o
    eyelid
  3. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  4. carcin/o
    cancer
  5. cardi/o
    heart
  6. chem/o
    • medicine/drug
    • chemical
  7. chondr/o
    cartilage
  8. chron/o
    time
  9. col/o
    colon (large intestines)
  10. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  11. encephala/o
    brain
  12. erythr/o
    red
  13. hem/o
    blood
  14. hepat/o
    liver
  15. hydr/o
    • water
    • fluid
  16. inguin/o
    groin
  17. isch/o
    to hold back
  18. lapar/o
    • abdomen
    • abdominal wall
  19. laryng/o
    larynx
  20. leuk/o
    white
  21. lymph/o
    lymph
  22. mamm/o
    breast
  23. mast/o
    breast
  24. morph/o
    • shape
    • form
  25. muc/o
    mucus
  26. my/o
    muscle
  27. myel/o
    • spinal cord
    • bone marrow
  28. necr/o
    death (cells or the whole body)
  29. nephr/o
    kidney
  30. neur/o
    nerve
  31. neutr/o
    neutrophil
  32. nucle/o
    nucleus
  33. ophthalm/o
    eye
  34. oste/o
    bone
  35. ot/o
    ear
  36. path/o
    disease
  37. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  38. phag/o
    • to eat
    • swallow
  39. phleb/o
    vein
  40. plas/o
    • formation
    • development
  41. pleur/o
    pleura
  42. pheumon/o
    lungs
  43. pulmon/o
    lungs
  44. radi/o
    x-ray
  45. rect/o
    rectum
  46. ren/o
    kidney
  47. rhin/o
    nose
  48. sarc/o
    flesh
  49. splen/o
    spleen
  50. staphyl/o
    clusters
  51. strept/o
    twisted chains
  52. thorac/o
    chest
  53. thromb/o
    clot
  54. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  55. trache/o
    trachea (windpipe)
  56. ven/o
    vein
  57. -algia
    pain
  58. -cele
    hernia
  59. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  60. -coccus
    -cocci
    berry shaped bacterium
  61. -cyte
    cell
  62. -dynia
    pain
  63. -ectomy
    • excision
    • removal
    • resection
  64. -emia
    blood condition
  65. -genesis
    condition of producing/forming
  66. -gram
    record
  67. -graph
    instrument for recording
  68. -graphy
    process of recording
  69. -itis
    inflammation
  70. -logy
    study of
  71. -lysis
    • breakdown
    • destruction
    • separation
  72. -malacia
    softening
  73. -megaly
    enlargement
  74. -oma
    • tumor
    • mass
    • collection of fluid
  75. -opsy
    to view
  76. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  77. -pathy
    disease condition
  78. -penia
    deficiency
  79. -phobia
    fear`
  80. -plasia
    • development
    • formation
    • growth
  81. -plasty
    surgical repair
  82. -ptosis
    • drooping
    • falling
    • prolapse
  83. -sclerosis
    hardening
  84. -scope
    instrument for visual examination
  85. -scopy
    process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
  86. -stasis
    controlling, stopping
  87. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth (stoma)
  88. -therapy
    treatment
  89. -tomy
    • incision
    • cutting into
  90. -trophy
    • development
    • nourishment
  91. -er
    one who
  92. -ia
    condition
  93. -ist
    specialist
  94. -ole
    • little
    • small
  95. -ule
    • little
    • small
  96. -um
    -ium
    • structure
    • tissue
  97. -us
    • structure
    • substance
  98. -y
    • condition
    • process
  99. -ac
    -iac
    pertaining to
  100. -al
    pertaining to
  101. -ar
    pertaining to
  102. -eal
    pertaining to
  103. -genic
    • pertaining to producing
    • produced by
    • in
  104. -ic
    -ical
    pertaining to
  105. -oid
    resembling
  106. -ose
    • pertaining to
    • full of
  107. -ous
    pertaining to
  108. -tic
    pertaining to

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