ETY101 Seneca Medical Etymology

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  1. a.c.
    • ante cibos.
    • before meals.
  2. p.c.
    • post cibos
    • after meals
  3. ad lib.
    • ad libitum
    • as desired
  4. b.i.d.
    • bis in die
    • twice daily
  5. t.i.d
    • ter in die
    • three times a day
  6. q.i.d
    • quarter in die
    • four times a day
  7. c
    • cum
    • with
  8. s
    • sine
    • without
  9. gtts
    • guttae
    • drops
  10. h.s.
    • hora somni
    • bed time
  11. o.d.
    • oculus dexter
    • right eye
  12. o.s.
    • oculus sinister
    • left eye
  13. o.u.
    • oculus uterque
    • both eyes
  14. p.o.
    • per os
    • by mouth
  15. n.p.o.
    • nil per os
    • nothing by mouth
  16. p.r.n.
    • pro re nata
    • as required
  17. q.
    • quisque
    • every
  18. q.h.
    • quaque hora
    • every hour
  19. q.2h
    every 2 hours
  20. q.3h
    every three hours
  21. q.6h.
    every six hours
  22. q.d
    • quaque die
    • every day
  23. q.o.d.
    every other day
  24. q.n.
    • quaque nocte
    • every night
  25. Rx
    • symbol for recipe
    • means to take
  26. S.O.B.
    shortness of breath
  27. S.O.S
    only once if necessary
  28. stat.
    • statim
    • immediately
  29. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  30. acr/o
    extremity or point
  31. acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  32. aden/o
    gland
  33. adip/o
    fat
  34. amni/o
    sac surrounding the embryo
  35. angi/o
    vessel
  36. arteri/o
    artery
  37. arthr/o
    joint
  38. axill/o
    armpit
  39. bi/o
    life
  40. blephar/o
    eyelid
  41. bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  42. carcin/o
    cancer
  43. cardi/o
    heart
  44. chem/o
    drug or chemical
  45. chondr/o
    cartilage
  46. chron/o
    time
  47. col/o
    colon
  48. cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  49. encephal/o
    brain
  50. erythr/o
    red
  51. hem/o
    blood
  52. -algia
    pain
  53. -cele
    hernia
  54. -centesis
    surgically remove fluid
  55. -coccus
    berry-shaped bacteria
  56. -cyte
    cell
  57. -dynia
    pain
  58. -ectomy
    removal
  59. -emia
    blood condition
  60. -genesis
    producing or forming
  61. -gram
    record
  62. -graph
    instrument of recording
  63. -graphy
    process of recording
  64. -itis
    inflammation
  65. -logy
    study of
  66. -lysis
    break down
  67. -malacia
    softening
  68. -megaly
    enlargement
  69. -oma
    tumor, mass, collection of fluid
  70. -opsy
    to view
  71. -osis
    abnormal condition
  72. -pathy
    disease condition
  73. -penia
    deficiency
  74. -phobia
    fear
  75. -plasia
    formation
  76. -plasty
    surgical repair
  77. -ptosis
    falling, dropping, prolapse
  78. -sclerosis
    hardening
  79. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  80. -scopy
    visual examination
  81. -stasis
    controlling
  82. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth
  83. -therapy
    treatment
  84. -eal
    pertaining to
  85. -iac
    pertaining to
  86. -ior
    pertaining to
  87. -ose
    pertaining to
  88. -plasm
    formation
  89. -type
    classification
  90. -somes
    bodies
  91. -ism
    process, condition
  92. -blast
    immature
  93. -crine
    secrete
  94. -cyesis
    pregnancy
  95. -drome
    to run
  96. -fusion
    fusion, pouring
  97. -gen
    substance that produces
  98. -lapse
    slide, fall, sag
  99. -lysis
    destruction
  100. -meter
    to measure
  101. -mission
    to send
  102. -or
    one who
  103. -partum
    birth or labour
  104. -phoria
    to bear, carry
  105. -physis
    to grow
  106. -plasia
    developement, formation
  107. -plasm
    formation
  108. -pnea
    breathing
  109. -ptosis
    falling, dropping, prolapse
  110. -rrhea
    flow, discharge
  111. -stasis
    controlling
  112. -trophy
    development, nourishment
  113. a-
    without
  114. an-
    without
  115. ab-
    away from
  116. carp/o
    wrist bones
  117. cib/o
    meals
  118. cis/o
    to cut
  119. cost/o
    rib
  120. cutane/o
    skin
  121. dactyl/o
    fingers or toes
  122. duct/o
    to lead, carry
  123. flex/o
    to bend
  124. furc/o
    branching
  125. gloss/o
    tongue
  126. glyc/o
    sugar
  127. immun/o
    protection
  128. morph/o
    shape, form
  129. mort/o
    death
  130. nat/i
    birth
  131. nect/o
    bind, connect
  132. norm/o
    rule, order
  133. ox/o
    oxygen
  134. pub/o
    pubis, anterior pelvis
  135. seps/o
    infection
  136. somn/o
    sleep
  137. son/o
    sound
  138. the/o
    to put, place
  139. thel/o
    nipple
  140. thyr/o
    thyroid
  141. top/o
    place
  142. tox/o
    poison
  143. trache/o
    windpipe
  144. urethr/o
    urethra
  145. hepat/o
    liver
  146. hydr/o
    water
  147. inguin/o
    groin
  148. isch/o
    to hold back
  149. lapar/o
    abdomen
  150. laryng/o
    larynx
  151. leuk/o
    white
  152. lymph/o
    lymph
  153. ophthalm/o
    eye
  154. oste/o
    bone
  155. ot/o
    ear
  156. path/o
    disease
  157. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  158. phag/o
    eat, swallow
  159. phleb/o
    vein
  160. plas/o
    developement
  161. pleur/o
    pleura
  162. pneumon/o
    lungs
  163. pulmon/o
    lungs
  164. radi/o
    x-rays
  165. rect/o
    rectum
  166. ren/o
    kidney
  167. rhin/o
    nose
  168. sarc/o
    flesh
  169. splen/o
    spleen
  170. staphyl/o
    clusters
  171. strept/o
    twisted chains
  172. thorac/o
    chest
  173. thromb/o
    clot
  174. tonsill/o
    tonsils
  175. trache/o
    windpipe
  176. ven/o
    vein
  177. mamm/o
    breast
  178. mast/o
    breast
  179. morph/o
    shape
  180. muc/o
    mucus
  181. my/o
    muscle
  182. myel/o
    spinal cord, bone marrow
  183. necr/o
    death
  184. nephr/o
    kidney
  185. neur/o
    nerve
  186. neutr/o
    neutrophil (white blood cell)
  187. nucle/o
    nucleus
  188. thel/o
    nipple
  189. ventr/o
    belly side of body
  190. viscer/o
    internal organs
  191. ana-
    up
  192. cata-
    down
  193. epi-
    above
  194. hypo-
    below
  195. inter-
    between
  196. meta-
    change
  197. kary/o
    nucleus
  198. later/o
    side
  199. lumb/o
    lower back
  200. poster/o
    back, behind
  201. proxim/o
    nearest
  202. sacr/o
    sacrum
  203. sarc/o
    flesh
  204. spin/o
    spine
  205. bol/o
    to throw
  206. cervic/o
    neck
  207. chondr/o
    cartilege
  208. chrom/o
    colour
  209. coccyg/o
    tail bone
  210. crani/o
    skull
  211. cyt/o
    cell
  212. dist/o
    distant, far
  213. dors/o
    back of body
  214. hist/o
    tissue
  215. ili/o
    ilium
  216. -tomy
    incision
  217. -er
    one who
  218. -ia
    condition
  219. -ist
    specialist
  220. -ole
    small
  221. -ule
    small
  222. -um
    tissue
  223. -y
    condition
  224. peri-
    surrounding
  225. pro-
    before
  226. re-
    again, back
  227. retro-
    behind
  228. sub-
    below, under
  229. trans-
    across, through
  230. ad-
    towards
  231. ana-
    up, apart
  232. ante-
    before, forward
  233. anti-
    against
  234. supra-
    above, upper
  235. syn-
    together, with
  236. sym-
    together, with
  237. tachy-
    fast
  238. ultra-
    beyond, excess,
  239. uni-
    one
  240. inter-
    between
  241. intra-
    within
  242. macro-
    large
  243. mal-
    bad
  244. meta-
    change
  245. micro-
    small
  246. neo-
    new
  247. pan-
    all
  248. bi/o
    life
  249. crin/o
    secrete
  250. derm/o
    skin
  251. electr/o
    electricity
  252. aut/o
    self, own
  253. dia-
    through, complete
  254. hyper -
    excessive
  255. iatr/o
    treatment, physician
  256. log/o
    study of
  257. onc/o
    tumor
  258. ped/o
    child
  259. enter/o
    intestines
  260. gnos/o
    knowledge
  261. gynec/o
    woman, female
  262. hepat/o
    liver
  263. bi-
    two
  264. contra-
    against, opposite
  265. brady-
    slow
  266. para-
    abnormal, beside, near
  267. per-
    through
  268. peri-
    surrounding
  269. poly-
    many
  270. pro-
    before, forward
  271. pseudo-
    false
  272. eu-
    good, normal
  273. hemi-
    half
  274. infra-
    beneath, under
  275. -oid
    resembling
  276. -ion
    process
  277. -ist
    specialist
  278. sect/o
    cut
  279. sarc/o
    flesh
  280. rhin/o
    nose
  281. thromb/o
    clot
  282. ur/o
    urine

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