Medical Terms Chapter 5

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Medical Terms Chapter 5
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Medical terms for UNLV DPT program
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  1. visual examination
    -scopy
  2. Surgical fixation, suspension
    -pexy
  3. sudden, involuntary muscle contraction
    -spasm
  4. -rrhagia
    rapid flow of blood
  5. cyst/o, vesic/o
    bladder, sac
  6. -thorax
    chest
  7. -scope
    instruments used for visual examination
  8. -pnea
    beathing
  9. nas/o, rhin/o
    nose
  10. diapragmatic/o, phren/o
    diaphragm
  11. laryng/o
    larynx
  12. sinus/o
    sinus
  13. tonsill/o
    tonsil
  14. pulmom/o
    lung
  15. py/o
    pus
  16. hem/o, hemat/o
    blood
  17. orth/o
    straight
  18. eu-
    normal, good
  19. poly-
    many, much
  20. a-, an-
    without or absence of
  21. -cele
    hernia or protrusion
  22. -graphy
    process of recording, radiographic imaging
  23. -ectasis
    streching out, dilatation, expansion
  24. epiglott/o
    epiglottis
  25. lob/o
    lobe
  26. pharyng/o
    pharynx
  27. -tomy
    cut into or incision
  28. -emia
    blood condition
  29. -meter
    instrument used to measure
  30. -centesis
    surgical pucture to aspire fluid (with a steril needle)
  31. trache/o
    trachea
  32. thoraco/o
    thorax (chest)
  33. sept/o
    septum (wall off, fence)
  34. phon/o
    sound, voice
  35. ox/o, ox/i
    oxygen
  36. muc/o
    mucos
  37. pan-
    all, total
  38. -tachy
    fast, rapid
  39. endo-
    within
  40. alveol/o
    alveolus
  41. pleur/o
    pleura
  42. atel/o
    imperfect, incomplete
  43. somn/o
    sleep
  44. -algia
    pain
  45. -metery
    measurement
  46. -stenosis
    contriction or narrowing
  47. bronchi/o, bronch/o
    bronchus
  48. pneum/o
    pneumat/o
    pneumon/o
    lung, ait
  49. capn/o
    carbon dioxide
  50. spir/o
    breathe, breathing
  51. -ar, -ary, -eal
    pertaining to
  52. -stomy
    creation of an artificial opening
  53. -scopic
    pertianing to visual examination

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