medical terminology

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medical terminology
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terms for chapter three suffixes
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  1. Amin / o
    • -aminon
    • ( sac of fluid surrounding the embryo )
  2. vascul / o
    blood vessel
  3. ur / o
    • urine or urea (waste material )
    • urinary tract
  4. trache / o
    trachea : wind pipe
  5. tonsill /o
    tonsil
  6. thorac / o
    chest
  7. septic /o
    pertaining to infection
  8. salping / o
    fallopain tube ( uterine )
  9. radio
    x-rays
  10. pulmon / o
    lungs
  11. pneumon / o
    lungs
  12. phleb / o
    vein
  13. pelv / o
    hip area
  14. ot / o
    ear
  15. oophor / o
    ovary
  16. necr /o
    death of cells
  17. myel / o
    • spinal cord
    • ( nervous tissue connected to the brain and located within the spinal column or back bone )
  18. MYEL / O
    • bone marrow
    • ( the soft inner part of the bones where blood cells are made)
  19. peritone / o
    • peritonumum
    • ( membraine surrounding the organs in the abdominal cavity )
  20. my / o
    muscle
  21. mening / o
    • meninges
    • ( membranes around the brain and spinal cord )
  22. men / o
    mense ( menstration ) that time of the month
  23. mast / o
    breast
  24. mamm / o
    breast
  25. laryng/o
    voice box
  26. isch/o
    to hold back
  27. inguin/o
    • groin
    • (area in which the thigh meet the trunk of the body)
  28. hyster/o
    uterus
  29. esophang/o
    • esaphagus
    • ( tube leading from the throat to the stomach )
  30. cry/o
    cold
  31. crani/o
    skull
  32. col/o
    colon (large intestines or bowel)
  33. chron/o
    time
  34. cholecyst/o
    gallbladder
  35. chem/o
    drug chemicals
  36. bronchi/o
    bronchial tube
  37. bronch/o
    bronchial tube
  38. axill/o
    armpit ; underarm
  39. ather/o
    plaque ( yellow fatty material )
  40. artheri/o
    artery
  41. angi/o
    vessel ( usually a blood vessel )
  42. megaly
    enlargement
  43. pathy
    disease condition
  44. rrhea
    flow discharge
  45. rrhage / rrhagia
    excessive discharge of blood
  46. sclerosis
    hardening
  47. al or eal
    pertaining to ..
  48. uria
    condition of time
  49. ar
    pertaining to
  50. stomy
    • opening
    • perminent opening / incision
  51. therapy
    treatment
  52. centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  53. graphy
    process of recording
  54. lysis
    • destruction
    • separation
    • breakdown
  55. plasty
    • surgical rapair
    • surgical correction
  56. ary
    pertaining to

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