Medical Terminology

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Medical Terminology
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  1. anter/o
    front
  2. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  3. caud/o
    tail
  4. crur/o
    leg
  5. crani/o
    skull
  6. cervic/o
    neck
  7. cephal/o
    head
  8. brachi/o
    arm
  9. aden/o
    gland
  10. carcin/o
    cancer
  11. cardi/o
    heart
  12. chem/o
    chemical
  13. cis/o
    to cut
  14. dermat/o
    skin
  15. enter/o
    small intestine
  16. gastr/o
    stomach
  17. gynec/o
    female
  18. hemat/o
    blood
  19. hydr/o
    water
  20. immun/o
    immune
  21. laryng/o
    voice box
  22. morph/o
    shape
  23. nephr/o
    kidney
  24. neur/o
    nerve
  25. opthalm/o
    eye
  26. ot/o
    ear
  27. path/o
    disease
  28. pulmon/o
    lung
  29. rhin/o
    nose
  30. ur/o
    • urine
    • urinary tract
  31. a-
    • without
    • away from
  32. an-
    without
  33. ante-
    • before
    • in front of
  34. anti-
    against
  35. auto-
    self
  36. brady-
    slow
  37. dys-
    • painful
    • difficult
  38. endo-
    • within
    • inner
  39. epi-
    • upon
    • over
  40. eu-
    • normal
    • good
  41. hetero-
    different
  42. homo-
    same
  43. hyper-
    • over
    • above
  44. hypo-
    • under
    • below
  45. infra-
    • under
    • beneath
    • below
  46. inter-
    • among
    • between
  47. intra-
    • within
    • inside
  48. macro-
    large
  49. micro-
    small
  50. neo-
    new
  51. pan-
    all
  52. para-
    • beside
    • beyond
    • near
  53. per-
    through
  54. peri-
    around
  55. post-
    after
  56. pre-
    • before
    • in front of
  57. pseudo-
    false
  58. retro-
    • backward
    • behind
  59. sub-
    • below
    • under
  60. super-
    • above
    • excess
  61. supra-
    above
  62. tachy-
    • rapid
    • fast
  63. trans-
    • through
    • across
  64. ultra-
    • beyond
    • excess
  65. bi-
    two
  66. hemi-
    half
  67. mono-
    one
  68. multi-
    many
  69. nulli-
    none
  70. poly-
    many
  71. quad-
    4
  72. semi-
    • partial
    • half
  73. tri-
    3
  74. uni-
    1
  75. -algia
    pain
  76. -cele
    • hernia
    • protusion
  77. -cise
    cut
  78. -cyte
    cell
  79. -dynia
    pain
  80. -ectasis
    dilation
  81. -gen
    that which produces
  82. -genesis
    • produces
    • generates
  83. -genic
    • producing
    • produced by
  84. -ia
    • state
    • condition
  85. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  86. -ism
    state of
  87. -itis
    inflammation
  88. -logist
    one who studies
  89. -logy
    study of
  90. -lysis
    destruction
  91. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  92. -megaly
    • enlargement
    • large
  93. -oma
    • tumor
    • mass
  94. -osis
    abnormal condition
  95. -pathy
    disease
  96. -plasia
    • development
    • growth
  97. -plasm
    • formation
    • development
  98. -ptosis
    drooping
  99. -rrhage
    • excessive
    • abnormal flow
  100. -rrhea
    • discharge
    • flow
  101. -rrhexis
    rupture
  102. -sclerosis
    hardening
  103. -stenosis
    narrowing
  104. -therapy
    treatment
  105. -trophy
    • nourishment
    • development
  106. -ac
    pertaining to
  107. -al
    pertaining to
  108. -an
    pertaining to
  109. -ar
    pertaining to
  110. -ary
    pertaining to
  111. -eal
    pertaining to
  112. -iac
    pertaining to
  113. -ic
    pertaining to
  114. -ic
    pertaining to
  115. -ical
    pertaining to
  116. -ile
    pertaining to
  117. -ior
    pertaining to
  118. -ory
    pertaining to
  119. -ose
    pertaining to
  120. -ous
    pertaining to
  121. -tic
    pertaining to
  122. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  123. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  124. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  125. -otomy
    cutting into
  126. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  127. -plasty
    surgical repair
  128. -rrhaphy
    suture
  129. -gram
    record a picture
  130. -graph
    instrument for recording
  131. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  132. -metry
    process for measuring
  133. -scope
    intrument for viewing
  134. -scopy
    process of visually examing
  135. dist/o
    away
  136. dors/o
    back
  137. epitheli/o
    epithelium
  138. glute/o
    buttocks
  139. infer/o
    below
  140. later/o
    side
  141. medi/o
    middle
  142. muscul/o
    muscle
  143. neur/o
    nerve
  144. organ/o
    organ
  145. pelv/o
    pelvis
  146. peritone/o
    peritoneum
  147. pleur/o
    pleura
  148. poster/o
    back
  149. proxim/o
    near
  150. pub/o
    genital region
  151. somat/o
    body
  152. spin/o
    spine
  153. super/o
    above
  154. system/o
    system
  155. thorac/o
    chest
  156. ventr/o
    belly side
  157. vertebr/o
    vertebrae
  158. viscer/o
    internal organs
  159. AP
    anteroposterior
  160. CV
    cardiovascular
  161. ENT
    ear,nose, and throat
  162. GI
    gastrointestinal
  163. GYN
    gynecology
  164. lat
    lateral
  165. LE
    lower extremity
  166. LLQ
    left lower quadrant
  167. LUQ
    left upper quadrant
  168. MS
    musculoskeletal
  169. OB
    obstetrics
  170. PA
    posterioranterior
  171. RLQ
    right lower quadrant
  172. RUQ
    right upper quadrant
  173. UE
    upper extremity

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