Med Terms module 2

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Med Terms module 2
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  1. abdomin
    abdomen
  2. adip
    fat
  3. anter
    front
  4. bol
    to cast, throw
  5. cervic
    neck (of body or uterus)
  6. chondr
    cartilage (connective tissue)
  7. chrom
    color
  8. coccyg
    coccyx (tailbone)
  9. crani
    skull
  10. cyt
    cell
  11. dist
    far, distant
  12. dors
    back portion of body
  13. hist
    tissue
  14. ili
    ilium (top portion of hip bone)
  15. inguin
    groin
  16. kary
    nucleus
  17. later
    side
  18. lumb
    lower back (between the ribs and pelvis)
  19. medi
    middle
  20. nucle
    nucleus
  21. pelv
    pelvis, hip region
  22. poster
    back, behind
  23. proxim
    near
  24. sacr
    sacrum
  25. sarc
    flesh
  26. spin
    spine, backbone
  27. thel, theli
    nipple
  28. thorac
    chest
  29. trache
    trachea, windpipe
  30. umbilic
    navel, umbilicus
  31. ventr
    belly side of body
  32. verebr
    vertebra, backbone
  33. viscer
    internal organs
  34. ana
    • up
    • p
  35. cata
    • down
    • p
  36. epi
    • above
    • p
  37. hypo
    • below
    • p
  38. inter
    • between
    • p
  39. meta
    • change
    • p
  40. eal
    • pertaining to
    • s
  41. iac
    • pertaining to
    • s
  42. ior
    • pertaining to
    • s
  43. ism
    • process, condition
    • s
  44. ose
    • pertaining to, full of
    • s
  45. plasm
    • formation
    • s
  46. somes
    • bodies
    • s
  47. type
    • picture, classification
    • s
  48. acr
    extremities, top, extreme point
  49. acu
    sharp, severe, sudden
  50. aden
    gland
  51. amni
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo in the uterus)
  52. angi
    vessel
  53. arteri
    artery
  54. arthr
    joint
  55. axill
    armpit
  56. bi
    life
  57. blephar
    eyelid
  58. bronch
    bronchial tubes
  59. carcin
    cancer
  60. cardi
    heart
  61. chem
    drug, chemical
  62. chron
    time
  63. col
    colon
  64. cyst
    urinary bladder
  65. encephal
    brain
  66. erythr
    red
  67. hem
    blood
  68. hepat
    liver
  69. hydr
    water, fluid
  70. isch
    to hold back
  71. lapar
    abdomen, abdominal wall
  72. laryng
    larynx (voice box)
  73. leuk
    white
  74. lymph
    lymph
  75. mamm
    breast
  76. mast
    breast
  77. morph
    form, shape
  78. muc
    mucus
  79. my
    muscle
  80. myel
    spinal cord, bone marrow (context indicates meaning)
  81. necr
    death
  82. nephr
    kidney
  83. neur
    nerve
  84. neutr
    neutrophil (one of the WBCs)
  85. ophthalm
    eye
  86. oste
    bone
  87. ot
    ear
  88. path
    disease
  89. peritone
    peritoneum
  90. phag
    to eat or swallow
  91. phleb
    vein
  92. plas
    formation, development
  93. pleur
    pleura (membrane surrounding lungs and adjacent to chest wall)
  94. pneumon
    lungs
  95. radi
    x-rays
  96. rect
    rectum
  97. ren
    kidney
  98. rhin
    nose
  99. splen
    spleen
  100. staphyl
    clusters
  101. strept
    twisted chains
  102. thromb
    clot
  103. tonsill
    tonsils
  104. ven
    vein
  105. algia
    • pain
    • s
  106. cele
    • hernia
    • s
  107. centesis
    • surgical puncture to remove fluid
    • s
  108. coccus, cocci
    • berry-shaped
    • s
  109. cyte
    • cell
    • s
  110. dynia
    • pain
    • s
  111. ectomy
    • excision; removal, resection
    • s
  112. emia
    • blood condition
    • s
  113. genesis
    • condition of producing, forming
    • s
  114. gram
    • record
    • s
  115. graph
    • instrument for recording
    • s
  116. graphy
    • process of recording
    • s
  117. itis
    • inflammation
    • s
  118. logy
    • study of
    • s
  119. lysis
    • breakdown, destruction, separation
    • s
  120. malacia
    • softening
    • s
  121. megaly
    • enlargement
    • s
  122. oma
    • tumor, mass, collection of fluid
    • s
  123. opsy
    • to view
    • s
  124. osis
    • condition, usually abnormal
    • s
  125. pathy
    • disease condition
    • s
  126. penia
    • deficiency
    • s
  127. phobia
    • fear
    • s
  128. plasia
    • development, formation, growth
    • s
  129. plasty
    • surgical repair
    • s
  130. ptosis
    • drooping, falling, prolapse
    • s
  131. sclerosis
    • hardening
    • s
  132. scope
    • instrument for visual examination
    • s
  133. scopy
    • process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
    • s
  134. stasis
    • controlling, stopping
    • s
  135. stomy
    • opening to form a mouth (stoma)
    • s
  136. therapy
    • treatment
    • s
  137. tomy
    • incision, cutting into
    • s
  138. trophy
    • development, nourishment
    • s
  139. er
    • one who
    • s
  140. ia
    • condition
    • s
  141. ist
    • specialist
    • s
  142. ole
    • little, small
    • s
  143. ule
    • little, small
    • s
  144. um, ium
    • structure, tissue
    • s
  145. us
    • structure, substance
    • s
  146. y
    • condition, process
    • s
  147. ac, iac
    • pertaining to
    • s
  148. al
    • pertaining to
    • s
  149. ar
    • pertaining to
    • s
  150. ary
    • pertaining to
    • s
  151. eal
    • pertaining to
    • s
  152. genic
    • pertaining to, producing, produced by or in
    • s
  153. ic, ical
    • pertaining to
    • s
  154. oid
    • resembling, derived from
    • s
  155. ose
    • pertaining to, full of
    • s
  156. ous
    • pertaining to
    • s
  157. tic
    • pertaining to
    • s
  158. carp
    wrist bones
  159. cib
    meals
  160. cis
    to cut
  161. cost
    rib
  162. cutane
    skin
  163. dactyl
    fingers/toes
  164. duct
    to lead, carry
  165. flex
    to bend
  166. furc
    forking, branching
  167. gloss
    tongue
  168. glyc
    sugar
  169. immun
    protection
  170. mort
    death
  171. nat
    birth
  172. nect
    to bind, tie, connect
  173. norm
    rule, order
  174. ox
    oxygen
  175. pub
    pubis (pubic bone); anterior portion of the pelvic or hipbone
  176. seps
    infection
  177. somn
    sleep
  178. son
    sound
  179. the
    to put, place
  180. thyr
    thyroid gland; shield (the shape of the thyroid gland resembled [oid] a shield to those who named it)
  181. top
    place, position, location
  182. tox
    poison
  183. urethr
    urethra
  184. blast
    • embryonic, immature
    • s
  185. crine
    • to secrete
    • s
  186. drome
    • to run
    • s
  187. fusion
    • coming together, to pour
    • s
  188. gen
    • substance that produces
    • s
  189. lapse
    • to slide, fall, sag
    • s
  190. meter
    • to measure
    • s
  191. mission
    • to send
    • s
  192. or
    • one who
    • s
  193. oxia
    • oxygen
    • s
  194. partum
    • birth, labor
    • s
  195. phoria
    • to bear, carry; feeling (mental state)
    • s
  196. physis
    • to grow
    • s
  197. plasia
    • development, formation, growth
    • s
  198. plasm
    • structure or formation
    • s
  199. pnea
    • breathing
    • s
  200. rrhea
    • flow, discharge
    • s
  201. a, an
    • no, not, without
    • p
  202. ab
    • away from
    • p
  203. ad
    • toward
    • p
  204. ana
    • up, apart
    • p
  205. ante
    • before, forward
    • p
  206. anti
    • against
    • p
  207. auto
    • self, own
    • p
  208. bi
    • two
    • p
  209. brady
    • slow
    • p
  210. cata
    • down
    • p
  211. con
    • with, together
    • p
  212. contra
    • against, opposite
    • p
  213. de
    • down, lack of
    • p
  214. dia
    • through, complete
    • p
  215. dys
    • bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
    • p
  216. ec, ecto
    • out, outside
    • p
  217. endo
    • in, within
    • p
  218. epi
    • upon, on, above
    • p
  219. eu
    • good, normal
    • p
  220. ex
    • out, outside, away from
    • p
  221. hemi
    • half
    • p
  222. hyper
    • excessive, above
    • p
  223. in
    • not
    • p
  224. in
    • into, within
    • p
  225. infra
    • beneath, under
    • p
  226. inter
    • between
    • p
  227. intra
    • in, within, into
    • p
  228. macro
    • large
    • p
  229. mal
    • bad
    • p
  230. meta
    • beyond, change
    • p
  231. micro
    • small
    • p
  232. neo
    • new
    • p
  233. pan
    • all
    • p
  234. para
    • abnormal, beside, near
    • p
  235. per
    • through
    • p
  236. peri
    • surrounding
    • p
  237. poly
    • many, much
    • p
  238. post
    • after, behind
    • p
  239. pre
    • before, in front of
    • p
  240. pro
    • before forward
    • p
  241. pros
    • before, forward
    • p
  242. re
    • back, again
    • p
  243. retro
    • behind, backward
    • p
  244. sub
    • under
    • p
  245. supra
    • above, upper
    • p
  246. syn, sym
    • together, with
    • p
  247. tachy
    • fast
    • p
  248. trans
    • across, through
    • p
  249. ultra
    • beyond, excess
    • p
  250. uni
    • one
    • p

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