Language of Medicine Chapter 1

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Language of Medicine Chapter 1
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  1. aden/o
    Gland
  2. arthr/o
    Joint
  3. bi/o
    life
  4. carcin/o
    Cancer, cancerous
  5. cardi/o
    Heart
  6. cephal/o
    Head
  7. cerebr/o
    Cerebrum (largest part of the brain)
  8. crin/o
    To secrete
  9. cyst/o
    Urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst (sac containing fluid)
  10. cyt/o
    Cell
  11. Derm/o,  Dermat/o
    Skin
  12. electr/o
    Electricity
  13. encephal/o
    Brain
  14. enter/o
    Intestines (usually the small intestine)
  15. erythr/o
    Red
  16. gastr/o
    Stomach
  17. gnos/o
    Knowledge
  18. gynec/o
    Woman, female
  19. hemat/o, hem/o
    Blood
  20. hepat/o
    Liver
  21. iatr/o
    Treatment, physician
  22. leuk/o
    White
  23. log/o
    Study of
  24. nephr/o
    Kidney
  25. neur/o
    Nerve
  26. onc/o
    Tumor
  27. ophthalm/o
    Eye
  28. oste/o
    Bone
  29. path/o
    Disease
  30. ped/o
    Child
  31. psych/o
    Mind
  32. radi/o
    X-rays
  33. ren/o
    Kidney
  34. rhin/o
    Nose
  35. sarc/o
    Flesh
  36. sect/o
    To cut
  37. thromb/o
    Clot, clotting
  38. ur/o
    Urinary tract, urine
  39. -ac
    Pertaining to
  40. -al
    Pertaining to
  41. -algia
    Pain
  42. -cyte
    Cell
  43. -ectomy
    Excision, removal
  44. -emia
    blood condition
  45. -genic
    Pertaining to producing, produced by, or produced in.
  46. -globin
    Protein
  47. -gram
    Record
  48. -ic, -ical
    Pertaining to
  49. -ion
    Process
  50. -ist
    Specialist
  51. -logy
    Process of study
  52. -oma
    Tumor, mass, swelling
  53. -opsy
    Process of viewing
  54. -osis
    Condition usually abnormal
  55. -pathy
    Disease condition
  56. -scope 
    Instrument to visually examine
  57. -scopy
    Process of visually examining
  58. -sis
    State of; condition
  59. -tomy
    process of cutting, incision
  60. -y
    Process, condition
  61. a-, an-
    No, not, without
  62. aut-, auto- 
    Self, own
  63. dia
    Complete, through
  64. endo-
    Within
  65. epi-
    Above, upon
  66. ex-, exo-
    Out, outside of, outward
  67. hyper-
    Excessive, above, more than normal
  68. hypo-
    Deficient, below, under, less than normal
  69. in-
    Into, in
  70. peri- 
    Surrounding, around
  71. pro-
    Before, forward
  72. re-
    Back, again, backward
  73. retro-
    Behind
  74. sub-
    Below, under
  75. trans-
    Across, through

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