Med Term Living Language Ch 1

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Med Term Living Language Ch 1
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Medical Terminology - a Living Language Chapter 1 Vocab
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  1. aden/o
    gland
  2. arthro-
    joint
  3. carcin/o
    cancer
  4. cardi/o
    heart
  5. chem/o
    chemical
  6. cis/o
    to cut
  7. dermat/o
    skin
  8. enter/o
    small intestine
  9. gastr/o
    stomach
  10. gynec/o
    female
  11. hydr/o
    water
  12. immun/o
    immune
  13. laryng/o
    voice box
  14. morph/o
    shape
  15. nephr/o
    kidney
  16. neur/o
    nerve
  17. ophthalm/o
    eye
  18. ot/o
    ear
  19. path/o
    disease
  20. pulmon/o
    lung
  21. rhin/o
    nose
  22. ur/o
    • urine
    • urinary tract
  23. a-
    • without
    • away from
  24. an-
    without
  25. ante-
    • before
    • in front of
  26. anti-
    against
  27. auto-
    self
  28. brady-
    slow
  29. dys-
    • painful
    • difficult
  30. endo-
    • within
    • inner
  31. epi-
    • upon
    • over
  32. eu-
    • normal
    • good
  33. hetero-
    different
  34. homo-
    same
  35. hyper-
    • over
    • above
  36. hypo-
    • under
    • below
  37. infra-
    • under
    • beneath
    • below
  38. inter-
    • among
    • between
  39. intra-
    • within
    • inside
  40. macro-
    large
  41. micro-
    small
  42. neo-
    new
  43. pan-
    all
  44. para-
    • beyond
    • beside
    • near
  45. per-
    through
  46. peri-
    around
  47. post-
    after
  48. pre-
    • before
    • in front of
  49. pseudo-
    false
  50. retro-
    • backward
    • behind
  51. sub-
    • below
    • under
  52. super-
    • above
    • excess
  53. supra-
    above
  54. tachy-
    • rapid
    • fast
  55. trans-
    • through
    • across
  56. ultra-
    • beyond
    • excess
  57. bi-
    two
  58. hemi-
    half
  59. mono-
    one
  60. multi-
    many
  61. nulli-
    none
  62. poly-
    many
  63. quad-
    four
  64. semi-
    • partial
    • half
  65. tri-
    three
  66. uni-
    one
  67. -algia
    pain
  68. -cele
    • hernia
    • protrusion
  69. -cise
    cut
  70. -cyte
    cell
  71. -dynia
    pain
  72. -ectasis
    dilation
  73. -gen
    that which produces
  74. -genesis
    • produces
    • generates
  75. -genic
    • producing
    • produced by
  76. -ia
    • state
    • condition
  77. -iasis
    abnormal condition
  78. -ism
    state of
  79. -itis
    inflammation
  80. -logist
    one who studies
  81. -logy
    study of
  82. -lysis
    destruction
  83. -malacia
    abnormal softening
  84. -megaly
    • enlargement
    • large
  85. -oma
    • tumor
    • mass
  86. -osis
    abnormal condition
  87. -pathy
    disease
  88. -plasia
    • development
    • growth
  89. -plasm
    • formation
    • development
  90. -ptosis
    drooping
  91. -rrhage
    excessive, abnormal flow
  92. -rrhea
    • discharge
    • flow
  93. -rrhexis
    rupture
  94. -sclerosis
    hardening
  95. -stenosis
    narrowing
  96. -therapy
    treatment
  97. -trophy
    • nourishment
    • development
  98. -ac
    -al
    -an
    -ar
    -ary
    -eal
    -iac
    -ic
    -ical
    -ile
    -ior
    -ory
    -ose
    -ous
    -tic
    pertaining to
  99. -centesis
    puncture to withdraw fluid
  100. -ectomy
    surgical removal
  101. -ostomy
    surgically create an opening
  102. -otomy
    cutting into
  103. -pexy
    surgical fixation
  104. -plasty
    surgical repair
  105. -rrhaphy
    suture
  106. -gram
    • record
    • picture
  107. -graph
    instrument for recording
  108. -graphy
    process of recording
  109. -meter
    instrument for measuring
  110. -metry
    process of measuring
  111. -scope
    instrument for viewing
  112. -scopy
    process of visually examining

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