Medical Terminology

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  1. what is the definition of
    Prefix
    One or more syllables affixed to the beginning of a word to modify its meaning.
  2. What is the definition of
    Root Word
    A word to which a suffix, Prefix or both is affixed
  3. What is the definition of
    Suffix
    One or more syllables affixed to the end of a word to modify its meaning.
  4. Pneumo
    Air or lung
  5. Ultra
    excessive
  6. Micro
    Small
  7. Scopic
    Pertaining toan instrument to examine
  8. Silico
    Silica or sand
  9. Volcano
    Volcano
  10. Coni
    Dust
  11. Osis
    Condition of
  12. Pre
    Before
  13. Ante
    Before, in front of
  14. Post
    After
  15. Neo
    New
  16. Bio
    Life
  17. Glauc(o)
    Grey Glaucoma
  18. Erythr(o)
    Red Erythrocyte
  19. Melan(o)
    Black Melena
  20. Leuko, leuco
    White Leukocyte
  21. Alb-
    White
  22. Cyan(o)
    Blue
  23. Cirrh(o)
    Yellow cirrhosis
  24. Chlor(o)
    Green Chlorophyll
  25. Brachy
    Short
  26. Ortho
    Straight Orthodontist
  27. Brady
    Slow
  28. Tachy
    fast
  29. Iso
    Equal
  30. Amphi
    Both, Double
  31. Diplo
    Both, Double
  32. Ambi
    Both, Double
  33. Stoma
    Mouth
  34. Labi
    Lip
  35. Cheil
    Lip
  36. Lingua
    Tounge
  37. Glott
    Tounge
  38. Gloss
    Tounge
  39. Dent
    Tooth
  40. Ot(o)
    Ear
  41. Auri
    Ear
  42. Opt(halm)(o)
    Eye
  43. Ocul(o)
    Eye
  44. Bucc(o)
    Cheek
  45. Encephal(o)
    Brain
  46. Cerebr(o)
    Brain
  47. Rhin(o)
    Nose
  48. Cranio
    Skull
  49. Cyst(o)
    Bladder
  50. Vesic(o)
    Bladder
  51. Nephr(o)
    Kidney
  52. Ren(o)
    Kidney
  53. Urethr(o)
    Urethra
  54. Urin(o)
    Urine
  55. -Uria
    Urine
  56. Arterio
    Artery
  57. Hem(o)
    Blood
  58. -emia
    Blood
  59. Thromb(o)
    Blood clot
  60. Cardio
    Heart
  61. Ven(o)
    Vein
  62. Phleb(o)
    Vein
  63. Partum
    Parent/Birth
  64. Gravid
    Pregnant
  65. Para
    Beside, next to
  66. Cholecyst
    Gall Bladder
  67. Abdomin(o)
    Abdominal
  68. Lapr(o)
    Abdominal
  69. Gastro
    Stomach
  70. Hepat(o)
    Liver
  71. Burs
    Pouch Bursitis
  72. Brachi(o)
    Arm
  73. Mast(o)
    Breast
  74. Mamm(o)
    Breast
  75. Lacto
    Milk
  76. Thorac(o)
    Chest
  77. Steth(o)
    Chest
  78. Dactyl
    Finger/Toe
  79. Pod(o)
    Foot
  80. Ped(o,i)
    Foot
  81. Chir(o)
    Hand
  82. Pleur
    Rib
  83. Cost(a,o)
    Rib
  84. Carp(o)
    Wrist
  85. Oo
    Ovum/egg
  86. Ovar
    Ovary
  87. Hyster
    Womb
  88. Uter(o)
    Womb
  89. Metr(o)
    Womb
  90. Derma
    Skin
  91. Phag(ia)
    To eat
  92. Contra
    Opposite Contralateral
  93. Ipsi
    Same Ipsilateral
  94. Hyper
    High
  95. Hypo
    Low
  96. A,An
    No, None
  97. In-
    No, None
  98. Pan
    All
  99. Uni
    One
  100. Mono
    One
  101. Bi, Di-
    Two
  102. Tri
    Three
  103. Poly
    Many
  104. Multi
    Many
  105. Micro
    Small
  106. Macro
    Large
  107. Hydr(o,a)
    Water
  108. Gluc(o)
    Sugar
  109. Glyc
    Sugar
  110. Lip(o)
    Fat
  111. Adip(o)
    Fat
  112. Lith(o)
    Stone
  113. -Genesis
    Creation of
  114. -Lysis
    Destruction of
  115. -Penia
    Few
  116. -Ectomy
    Removal of
  117. -Centesis
    Puncture a cavity
  118. -Ostomy
    Creation of an opening
  119. -Sect
    Cut
  120. -Pathy
    Disease of
  121. -Ology
    Scientific study of
  122. Cyte
    Cell
  123. -Gram
    Record of data
  124. -Graph
    Instrument for recording
  125. -Graphy
    Act of recording data
  126. -Meter
    Instrument for measuring
  127. -Metry
    Measurment of
  128. -Scope
    Instrument for viewing
  129. -Scopy
    Examination of
  130. -Iac
    Condition of
  131. Thermo
    Heat
  132. Pyr
    Heat
  133. Febr-
    Fever
  134. Sub
    Below
  135. Super
    Above
  136. Supra-
    above
  137. Anti
    Against
  138. Trans
    Across
  139. Osteo
    Bone
  140. Myo
    Muscle
  141. -Ectomy
    Surgical removal of
  142. Mal
    Bad
  143. Cehal(o)
    Head
  144. Caud(al)
    Tail
  145. Deci
    1/10
  146. Deca
    10
  147. Milli
    1/1000
  148. Auto
    Self
  149. Psuedo
    False
  150. Noct
    Night
  151. Intra
    Inside
  152. Extra
    Outside
  153. Proximal
    Near
  154. Distal
    Far
  155. Anterior
    Front
  156. Ventral
    Front
  157. Posterior
    Back
  158. Dorsal
    Back
  159. Hemi
    Half
  160. Acro
    Extreme ends of a part Acrocyanosis
  161. Homo
    Same
  162. Heter(o)
    Different
  163. -itis
    Inflammation of
  164. Phobia
    Disabling fear of
  165. -Rrhea
    Flowing Rhinorrhea

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