MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY

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jrhodes828
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242599
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MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY
Updated:
2013-10-24 08:09:43
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COMMON ROOT MUSCULOSKELETAL TERMS
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COMMON ROOT & MUSCULOSKELETAL TERMS
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                           Root: adeno
    • Gland
    • Medical Term: adenoma (gland tumor)
    • Origin: Greek (aden)
    • Everyday Usage: adenoids
    • Root Pronunciation: ah +dee+ no
  2.                          
                           Root: calculi
    • Stone
    • Root Pronunciation: cal + cue + lie
    • Medical Term: calculosis (stones)
    • Origin: Latin (calculi; meaning pebble)
    • Everyday Usage: calculator


  3.                          Root:
    cele
    • Tumor, Cyst; Hernia
    • Root Pronunciation: sell
    • Medical Term: hydrocele (water cyst, tumor)
    • Origin: Greek (kele; tumor, swelling)
    • Everyday Usage: celestial (heavenly)
  4.                          Root: cyto
    • Cell
    • Root Pronunciation: sigh + toe
    • Medical Term: cytology (cells, study of)
    • Origin: Greek (kytos; cell)
    • Everyday Usage: N/A


  5.                           Root: glyco
    • Sweet, Sugar
    • Root Pronunciation: gl + eye + co
    • Medical Term: glycosuria (sugar in the urine)
    • Origin: Greek (glyks)
    • Everyday Usage: N/A
  6.                    Root: Homeo, Homo
    • Similar, Same, Like
    • Root Pronunciation: hoe + me + oh
    • Medical Term: homeostasis (same environment)
    • Origin: Greek (hemores; similar)
    • Everyday Usage: homogenize

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