ch.2 Combining forms for Medical Specialties

Card Set Information

Author:
xiongashely
ID:
264267
Filename:
ch.2 Combining forms for Medical Specialties
Updated:
2014-02-27 14:24:57
Tags:
combinin forms
Folders:

Description:
combining form, meaning, and medical specialty
Show Answers:

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview

The flashcards below were created by user xiongashely on FreezingBlue Flashcards. What would you like to do?


  1. What is the meaning of cardi/o and medical specialty?
    -Heart

    -Cardiology, cardiologist
  2. What is the meaning of crin/o and medical specialty?
    -to secrete

    -Endocrinology, endocrinologist
  3. dermat/o
    - skin

    -Dermatology
  4. esthesi/o
    -feeling or sensation

    -anesthesiology
  5. gastr/o, enter/o
    -stomach, instestines

    -gastroenterology
  6. ger/a, ger/o, geront/o
    -elderly

    -geriatrics
  7. gynec/o
    -female

    -gynecology
  8. immun/o
    -immune

    -immunology
  9. ne/o, nat/o
    new, birth

    -neonatology
  10. neur/o
    nerve

    neurology
  11. obstetr/o
    midwife

    obstetrics
  12. onc/o
    tumor

    oncology
  13. opthalm/o
    eye

    opthalmology
  14. orth/o, ped/o
    • orth/o , straight
    • ped/o , child

    orthopedics
  15. ot/o, laryng/o
    ear, larynx

    otolaryngology
  16. path/o
    disease

    pathology
  17. ped/o
    child

    pediatrics
  18. psych/o
    mind

    psychiatry
  19. radi/o
    radiation

    radiology
  20. rheumat/o
    rheumatism (disease in the joints, muscles, fibrous tissue)

    rheumatology
  21. rhin/o
    nose

    rhinology
  22. ur/o
    urinary tract (or urine)

    urology

What would you like to do?

Home > Flashcards > Print Preview