Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. Poliomyelitis
    Inflammation of gray matter of the spinal cord.

    • poli/0 = gray matter
    • myel/0 = spinal cord
    • itis = inflammation
  2. aur/0
    ear
  3. ot/0
    ear
  4. ocul/0
    eye
  5. ophthalm/0
    eye
  6. otalgia
    pain in the ear

    • algia = pain
    • ot/0 = ear
  7. neurosurgeon
    medical specialty concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that affect the entire nervous system including the brain, spinal column, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and extra-cranial cerebrovascular system.
  8. ocul/0
    eye
  9. ophthalm/0
    eye
  10. hemiplegia
    one side of body paralysis left or right

    • hemi = half
    • plegia= paralysis
  11. paraplegia
    paraplegia = paralysis of the lower body

    para = beside
  12. aphasia
    no speech

    • a = not, no
    • phasia = speech
  13. dysphasia
    difficult speech

    • dys = difficult
    • phasia = speech
  14. myring/0
    Tympanic membrane, eardrum
  15. encephalitis
    inflammation of the brain

    • encephal/0 = brain
    • itis = infammation
  16. dementia
    • de - lack of
    • ment/0 = brain
    • ia = condition
  17. Paresthesia
    • abnormal sensation
    • Para -= abnormal
    • esthesia = sensation
  18. retinopathy
    Disease of the retnia

    • pathy = disease
    • retin/0 = retina
  19. plegia
    paralysis
  20. spin/o
    spinal cord, spine
  21. optomitrist
    • visual function , non surgical
    • opt/0 vision, sight
    • metrist = specialist in te messure of
  22. otometrist

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