Terminology Ch 2

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  1.  -er,-ist    
    one who
  2. -iatrician
    practitioner
  3. -logist
    one who studies; specialist
  4. -ac, -al, -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  5. -logic, -logical
    pertaining to the study of
  6. -iatrics, -iatry
    medical profession or treatment
  7. -logy       
    study or science of
  8. cardi/o   
    heart
  9. crin/o
    to secrete
  10. dermat/o
    skin
  11. esthesi/o
    feeling or sensation
  12. gastr/o, enter/o
    stomach, intestines
  13. ger/a, ger/o, geront/o
    elderly
  14. gynec/o
    female
  15. immune/o
    immune
  16. ne/o, nat/o            
    new, birth
  17. neur/o
    nerve
  18. obstetr/o
    midwife
  19. onc/o     
    tumor
  20. ophthalm/o
    eye
  21. orth/o, ped/o
    straight, child
  22. ot/o, larying/o      
    ear, larynx
  23. path/o    
    disease
  24. ped/o
    child
  25. psych/o  
    mind
  26. radi/o     
    radiation (or radius)
  27. rheumat/o
    rheumatism
  28. rhin/o     
    nose
  29. ur/o
    urinary tract (or urine)
  30. -centesis                
    surgical puncture to aspirate or remove fluid
  31. -ectomy
    excision (surgical removal or cutting out)
  32. -lysis 
    process of loosening, freeing, or destroying
  33. -pexy      
    surgical fixation (fastening in a fixed position)
  34. -plasty
    surgical procedure
  35. -rrhaphy
    suture (uniting a wound by stitches)
  36. -scopy
    visual examination with  lighted instrument (not always a surgical procedure)
  37. -stomy
    formation of an opening
  38. -tome
    an instrument used for cutting
  39. -tomy
    incision (cutting into tissue)
  40. -tripsy
    surgical crushing 
  41. aden/o   
    gland
  42. angi/o     
    vessel
  43. append/o, appendic/o
    appendix
  44. bi/o
    life or living
  45. blephar/o
    eyelid
  46. cerebr/o, encephal/o         
    brain
  47. chir/o
    hand
  48. col/o
    colon or large intestine
  49. cutane/o, derm/a, dermat/o             
    skin
  50. faci/o
    face
  51. hepat/o  
    liver
  52. mamm/o, mast/o  
    breast
  53. muscul/o, my/o    
    muscle
  54. myel/o   
    bone marrow or spinal cord
  55. oste/o
    bone
  56. pulm/o, pulmon/o, pneum/o, pneumon/o
    lungs
  57. tonsil/o  
    tonsil
  58. trache/o                
    trachea (windpipe)
  59. vas/o      
    • vessel; ductus deferens
    •  
  60. -algia, -dynia          
    pain
  61. -cele       
    hernia (protrusion of all/part of an organ through wall or cavity that contains it)
  62. -ectasia, -ectasis   
    dilation
  63. -edema  
    swelling
  64. -emesis  
    vomiting
  65. -emia      
    condition of the blood
  66. -ia, -iasis
    condition
  67. -itis
    inflammation
  68. -lith
    stone or calculus
  69. -malacia                 
    soft, softening
  70. -mania
    excessive preoccupation
  71. -megaly 
    enlargement
  72. -oid
    resembling
  73. -oma
    tumor
  74. -osis
    condition (often an abnormal condition; sometimes an increase)
  75. -pathy     
    disease
  76. -penia     
    deficiency
  77. -phobia
    abnormal fear
  78. -ptosis    
    prolapsed (sagging)
  79. -rrhage, -rrhagia   
    excessive bleeding or hemorrhage
  80. -rrhea     
    flow or discharge
  81. -rrhexis  
    rupture
  82. -spasm
    twitching, cramp
  83. -stasis     
    stopping, controlling
  84. -able, -ible
    capable of, able to
  85. -ac, -al, -an, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ive, -tic
    pertaining to
  86. -ase         
    enzyme
  87. -eum, -ium
    membrane
  88. -ia, -ism  
    condition or theory
  89. -iac
    one who suffers
  90. -opia       
    vision
  91. -ose
    sugar
  92. -ous
    pertaining to or characterized by
  93. -y
    • state or condition
    •  
  94. adip/o, lip/o
    fat
  95. amyl/o    
    starch
  96. glyc/o
    sugar
  97. hemat/o
    blood
  98. lact/o
    milk
  99. lith/o
    stone
  100. micro-    
    small
  101. muc/o
    mucus
  102. prote/o, protein/o
    protein
  103. pyr/o
    fire          

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