Medical Terminology 1 chapter 3

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  1. acr/o
    extremities, top, extreme
  2. acromegaly
    enlargement of the extremities
  3. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  4. aden/o
    gland
  5. Adenoma
    aden/onma
    gland tumor
  6. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embrio of the uterus)
  7. amniotic fluid
    amnio/ic fluid
    pertaining to the amnion (fluid of the sac surrounding the embrio)
  8. angi/o
    vessel
  9. angioplasty

    angio/plasty
    surgical repair of a vesser
  10. arteri/o
    artery
  11. arteriosclerosis

    arteri/o/scler/osis
    condition of the hardening of the arteries
  12. arthrodesis

    arth/o/desis
    to tide or bind a joint
  13. axill/o
    armpit
  14. axillary

    axill/ary
    pertaining to the armpit
  15. bi/o
    life
  16. biosphere

    bi/o/sphere
    the thin region which surrounds the planet where life can exist.
  17. blephar/o
    eyelid
  18. bronch/o
    air tubes
  19. chem/o
    drug, chemical
  20. chemotherapy

    chem/o/therapy
    treatment with chemicals
  21. costochondritis

    cost/o/chondr/itis
    inflammation of the rib cartilage
  22. chron/o
    time
  23. chronography

    chron/o/graphy
    process of recording time
  24. erythema

    eryth/ema
    reddish hue of the sking
  25. hydr/o
    water, fluid
  26. hydrocephalus

    hydr/o/cephal/us
    collection of cerebrospinal fluid under the skull.
  27. ish/o
    to hold back
  28. ischemia

    isch/emia
    to hold back from cells and tissues
  29. lapar/o
    waist/ abdomen/ abdominal wall
  30. laparoscopic

    lapar/o/scopic
    pertaining to putting a scope through the abdominal wall
  31. LARYNGOPHARYNX

    laryng/o/pharynx
    the section of the pharynx closest to the larynx
  32. leukocytopenia

    leuk/o/cyt/o/penia
    condition of low white blood cells
  33. lymph/o
    lymph
  34. lymphedema

    lymph/edema
    swelling due to fluid build up
  35. mamm/o

    mast/o
    breast
  36. mammogram

    mamm/o/gram
    picture or record of the breast
  37. mastectomy

    mast/ectomy
    surgical removal of the breast
  38. morph/o
    shape or form
  39. metamorphosis

    meta/morph/osis
    condition of changing shape
  40. muc/o
    mucus
  41. mucous

    muc/ous
    pertaining to mucus
  42. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  43. myeloblastoma

    myel/o/blast/oma
    tumor of immature bone cells
  44. necr/o
    death
  45. necrophiliac

    necr/o/phil/iac
    pertaining to love death
  46. nephr/o
    kidney
  47. epinephrine

    epi/neph/ine
    adrenoline=substance produce by the adrenal gland
  48. neuron
    nerve cell
  49. neutr/o
    neutral
  50. neutrophil

    neutr/o/phil
    a type of WBC
  51. ot/o
    ear
  52. otic

    ot/ic
    pertaining to the ear
  53. pathogenic

    path/o/gen/ic
    pertaining to causing a disease
  54. phag/o
    eat or swallow
  55. phagocytosis

    pahg/o/cyt/osis
    condition of a cell swallowing something
  56. phleb/o
    vein
  57. plas/o
    formation or development
  58. hemoplastic

    hemo/plas/ic
    pertaining to formation of blood
  59. pneumon/o

    pulmon/o
    lung
  60. rect/o
    rectum
  61. adrenal

    adren/al
    pertaining to above the kidney
  62. rhin/o
    nose
  63. rhinorrhea

    rhin/o/rrhea
    runny nose/ flow or discharge or the nose
  64. -lysis
    breaking apart, separation or destruction
  65. osteolysis

    oste/o/lysis
    destruction of the bone
  66. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  67. chondromalacia

    chondr/o/malacia
    abnormal softening of the cartilage
  68. -penia
    deficiency
  69. -phobia
    fear
  70. -plasia
    formation or develpment
  71. -ptosis
    sagging or falling
  72. -sclerosis
    hardening
  73. -scope
    instument to visual examinate
  74. -scopy
    visual examination
  75. -stasis
    stay, stop or control
  76. homeostasis

    home/o/stasis
    controlling sameness

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