Medical terminology

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Medical terminology
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Medical Terminology
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  1. a-, an-
    no;not; without
  2. ab-
    away from
  3. abdomin/o
    abdomen
  4. -ac
    pertaining to
  5. acanth/o
    spiny;thorny
  6. acetabul/o
    • acetabulum
    • (hip socket)
  7. acous/o
    hearing
  8. acr/o
    extremities; top; extreme point
  9. acromi.o
    • acromion
    • (extension of shoulder bone)
  10. actin/o
    light
  11. acu/o
    sharp; severe; sudden
  12. -acusis
    hearing
  13. ad , -ad
    toward
  14. aden/o
    gland
  15. adenoid/o
    adenoids
  16. adip/o
    fat
  17. adren/o, adrenal/o
    adrenal gland
  18. aer/o
    air
  19. af-
    toward
  20. agglutin/o
    clumping; sticking together
  21. -agon
    to assemble; gather
  22. agora-
    marketplace
  23. -agra
    excessive pain
  24. - al
    pertaining to
  25. alb/o, albin/o
    white
  26. albumin/o
    albumin (portein)
  27. alges/o
    sensitivity to pain
  28. -algesia
    sensitivity to pain
  29. -algia
    pain
  30. all/o
    other
  31. alveol/o
    alveolus; air sac; small sac
  32. ambly/o
    dim; dull
  33. -amine
    nitrogen compound
  34. amni/o
    amnion (sac surrounding the embryo)
  35. amyl/o
    starch
  36. an/o
    anus
  37. -an
    pertaining to
  38. ana-
    up; apart; backward;again; anew
  39. andr/o
    male
  40. aneurysm/o
    aneurysm (widening blood vessel)
  41. angi/o
    vessel (blood)
  42. anis/o
    unequal
  43. ankyl/o
    stiff
  44. ante-
    before; forward
  45. anter/o
    front
  46. anthrac/o
    coal
  47. anthr/o
    antrum of the stomach
  48. anti-
    against
  49. anxi/o
    uneasy; anxious
  50. aort/o
    aorta (largest artery)
  51. -apheresis
    removal
  52. aphth/o
    ulcer
  53. apo-
    off, away
  54. aponeur/o
    aponeurosis (type of tendon)
  55. append/o
    appendix
  56. appendic/o
    appendix
  57. aque/o
    water
  58. -ar
    pertaining to
  59. -arche
    beginning
  60. arter/o
    artery
  61. arteriol/o
    arteriole (small artery)
  62. arhtr/o
    joint
  63. arteri/o
    artery
  64. -ary
    pertaining to
  65. asbest/o
    asbestos
  66. -ase
    enzyme
  67. -asthenia
    lack of strength
  68. atel/o
    incomplete
  69. ather/o
    plaque (fatty substance)
  70. -ation
    process; condition
  71. atri/o
    atrium (upper heart chamber)

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