Medical_Terms_.txt

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  1. cis/o
    to cut
  2. crin/o
    to secrete
  3. cyst/o
    urinary bladder; a sac or a cyst
  4. cyt/o
    cell
  5. derm/o dermat/o
    skin
  6. electr/o
    electricity
  7. encephal/o
    brain
  8. enter/o
    intestines
  9. erythr/o
    red
  10. gastr/o
    stomach
  11. glyc/o
    sugar
  12. gnos/o
    knowledge
  13. gynec/o
    woman, female
  14. hemat/o hem/o
    blood
  15. hepat/o
    liver
  16. iatr/o
    treatment, physician
  17. leuk/o
    white
  18. log/o
    study of
  19. nephr/o
    kidney
  20. neur/o
    nerve
  21. onc/o
    tumor
  22. ophthalm/o
    eye
  23. oste/o
    bone
  24. path/o
    disease
  25. ped/o
    child
  26. psych/o
    mind
  27. radi/o
    x-rays
  28. ren/o
    kidney
  29. rhin/o
    nose
  30. sarc/o
    flesh
  31. sect/o
    to cut
  32. thromb/o
    clot, clotting
  33. ur/o
    urinary tract, urine
  34. -ac
    pertaining to
  35. -al
    pertaining to
  36. -algia
    pain
  37. -cyte
    cell
  38. -ectomy
    excision, removal
  39. -emia
    blood condition
  40. -genic
    pertaining to producing, produced by, produced by
  41. -globin
    protein
  42. -gram
    record
  43. -ic, -ical
    pertaining to
  44. -ion
    process
  45. -its
    specialist
  46. -itis
    inflammation
  47. -logy
    process of study
  48. -oma
    tumor, mass, swelling
  49. -opsy
    process of viewing
  50. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  51. -pathy
    disease condition
  52. -scope
    instrument to visually examine
  53. -scopy
    process of visually examining with an endoscope
  54. -sis
    state of; condition
  55. -tomy
    process of cutting, incision
  56. -y
    process, condition
  57. a-, an-
    no, not, without
  58. aut-, auto-
    self, own
  59. dia-
    through, complete
  60. end-, endo-
    within
  61. epi-
    above, upon
  62. ex-, exo-
    out, outside of, outward
  63. hyper-
    excessive, above, more then normal
  64. in-
    into, in
  65. karotype
    photo of an individual chromosone
  66. amnio
    amniotic fluid
  67. centesis
    tap with a needle
  68. downs syndrome
    3 chromosones in the 21st pair trisomy-21
  69. som-
    body
  70. chromo
    color
  71. anabolism
    built up chemical reaction
  72. catabolism
    things are broken down
  73. cervical vertibrae
    neck region (7)
  74. thoracic vertebrae
    chest area (12)
  75. Lumbar vertibrae
    lower back region (5)
  76. sacral vertibrae
    sacral region (1)
  77. coccygeal area
    cocctx (tailbone)
  78. isch
    to hold back
  79. ischemia
    to hold back blood
  80. acro
    extremities
  81. necrotic tissue
    dead tissue
  82. angio
    vessels
  83. ptosis
    drooping
  84. strept
    chains
  85. staphyl
    clusters
  86. pharynx
    throat (change to g)
  87. larynx
    voicebox
  88. -cele
    hernia, protruding
  89. -lysis
    breakdown,destruction,seperation
  90. -penia
    deficiency
  91. -stasis
    stopping
  92. metastasis
    beyond stopping
  93. meta
    beyond
  94. ostomy
    surgically made opening
  95. otomy
    cutting into
  96. bol
    to cast or throw
  97. chondro
    cartiledge
  98. coccyg/o
    coccyx (tailbone)
  99. hist/o
    tissue
  100. inguin/o
    groin
  101. kary/o
    nucleus
  102. later/o
    side
  103. lumb/o
    lower back
  104. medi/o
    middle
  105. proxim/o
    nearest
  106. spin/o
    spine
  107. thel/o
    nipple
  108. thorac/o
    chest
  109. ventr/o
    belly side of the body
  110. viscer/o
    internal organs
  111. ana-
    up
  112. cata-
    down
  113. epi-
    above
  114. hypo-
    below
  115. inter-
    between
  116. meta-
    change

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