Medical Terminology Ch3

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  1. Acr/o
    extremities, top
  2. Acu/o
    sharp, severe, sudden
  3. Aden/o
    gland
  4. Amni/o
    amnion, sac around embryo
  5. Angi/o
    vessel
  6. Arteri/o
    artery
  7. Arthr/o
    joint
  8. Axill/o
    armpit
  9. Blephar/o
    eyelid
  10. Bronch/o
    bronchial tubes
  11. Carcin/o
    cancer
  12. Chem/o
    drug, chemical
  13. Chondr/o
    cartilage
  14. Chron/o
    time
  15. Col/o
    colon (large)
  16. Cyst/o
    urinary bladder
  17. Encephal/o
    brain
  18. Hepat/o
    liver
  19. Hydr/o
    water
  20. Isch/o
    to hold back
  21. Lapar/o
    abdomen
  22. Laryng/o
    larynx (voice box)
  23. Leuk/o
    white
  24. Lymph/o
    lymph
  25. Mamm/o
    breast
  26. Mast/o
    breast
  27. Morph/o
    shape, form
  28. Muc/o
    mucus
  29. Myel/o
    spinal cord ; bone marrow
  30. My/o
    muscle
  31. Necr/o
    death
  32. Nephr/o
    kidney
  33. Phleb/o
    vein
  34. Phag/o
    to eat, swallow
  35. Peritone/o
    peritoneum
  36. Ot/o
    ear
  37. Neutr/o
    neutrophil (WBC)
  38. Plas/o
    formation, development
  39. Pleur/o
    pleura
  40. Pneumon/o
    lungs
  41. Pulmon/o
    lungs
  42. Rect/o
    rectum
  43. Ren/o
    kidney
  44. Splen/o
    spleen
  45. Staphyl/o
    clusters
  46. Strept/o
    twisted chain
  47. Thorac/o
    chest/thoracic
  48. Thromb/o
    clot
  49. Tonsill/o
    tonsils
  50. Trache/o
    trachea
  51. Ven/o
    vein
  52. -algia
    pain
  53. -cele
    hernia
  54. -centesis
    surgical puncture to remove fluid
  55. -coccus
    berry-shaped (cocci)
  56. -dynia
    pain
  57. -genesis
    producing
  58. -genic
    pt. to producing
  59. -gram
    record
  60. -graph
    instrument to record
  61. -graphy
    process of recording
  62. -itis
    inflammation
  63. -logy
    study of
  64. -lysis
    breakdown,destruction
  65. -malacia
    softening
  66. -oma
    tumor, mass, coll. of fluid
  67. -opsy
    to view
  68. -osis
    condition, usually abnormal
  69. -pathy
    disease condition
  70. -penia
    deficiency
  71. -plasia
    developing, formation
  72. -plasty
    surgical repair
  73. -ptosis
    drooping, falling, prolapse
  74. -sclerosis
    hardening
  75. -stasis
    stopping, controlling
  76. -stomy
    opening to form a mouth
  77. -therapy
    treatment
  78. -trophy
    development
  79. -er
    one who
  80. -ia
    condition
  81. -ole, -ule
    small, little
  82. -um, ium
    structure, tissue
  83. -y
    condition, process
  84. pertaining to
    -ac, -iac, -al, -ar, -ary, -eal, -ic, -ical, -tic
  85. -genic
    pertaining to,producing
  86. -oid
    resembling
  87. -ose
    pertaining to, full of

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