Medical Terminology 1

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  1. -tic

    Necrotic
    Pertaining to
  2. -ous

    Mucous Membrane
    Pertaining to
  3. -ose

    Adipose Tissue
    Pertaining to, full of
  4. -oid

    Adenoids
    Resembling
  5. -ic, -ical

    Chronic
    Pertaining to
  6. -genic

    Carcinogenic
    Pertaining to, producing, produced by or in
  7. -eal

    Laryngeal
    Pertaining to
  8. -ar, ary

    Tonsillar
    Pulmonary
    Pertaining to
  9. -al

    Peritoneal
    Pertaining to
  10. -ac, -iac

    Cardiac
    Pertaining to
  11. -y

    Nephropathy
    Condition, Process
  12. -us

    Mucus
    Structure, Substance
  13. -um, -ium

    Pericardium
    Structure, Tissue
  14. -ole

    Arteriole
    Little, Small
  15. -ule

    Venule
    Little, Small
  16. -ist

    Nephrologist
    Specialist
  17. -ia

    Leukemia
    Condition
  18. -er

    Radiographer
    One who
  19. -trophy

    hypertrophy
    atrophy
    Development, Nourishment
  20. -tomy

    Laparotomy
    Incision, cutting into
  21. -therapy

    Chemotherapy
    Treatment
  22. -stomy

    Colostomy
    Opening to form a mouth (Stoma)
  23. -stasis

    Hemostasis
    Stopping, Controlling
  24. -scopy

    Laparoscopy
    Process of visual examination (with an endoscope)
  25. -scope

    Laparoscope
    Instrument for visual examination
  26. -sclerosis

    Arteriosclerosis
    Hardening
  27. -ptosis

    Blepharoptosis
    Falling, Dropping, Prolapse
  28. -plasty

    Angioplasty
    Surgical repair
  29. -plasia

    Achondroplasia
    Development, formation, growth
  30. -phobia

    Acrophobia
    Fear
  31. -penia

    Erythropenia
    Deficiency
  32. -pathy

    Cardiomyopathy
    Disease condition
  33. -osis

    Necrosis
    Condition, usually abnormal
  34. -opsy

    Biopsy
    To view
  35. -oma

    Myoma
    Tumor, mass, collection of fluid
  36. -megaly

    Acromegaly
    Enlargement
  37. -malacia

    Chondromalacia
    Softening
  38. -lysis

    Hemolysis
    Breakdown, destruction, separation
  39. -logy

    Ophthalmology
    Study of
  40. -itis

    Bronchitis
    Inflammation
  41. -graphy

    Electroencephalography
    Process of recording
  42. -graph

    Electroencephalograph
    Instrument for recording
  43. -gram

    Electroencephalogram
    Record
  44. -genesis

    Carcinogenesis
    Condition of producing, forming
  45. -emia

    Anemia
    Blood Condition
  46. -ectomy

    Laryngectomy
    Excision, removal, resection
  47. -dynia

    Pleurodynia
    Pain
  48. -cyte

    Erythrocyte
    Cell
  49. -coccus

    Streptococcus
    Berry-shaped bacterium
  50. -centesis

    Thoracentesis
    Surgical puncture to remove fluid
  51. -cele

    Rectocele
    Cystocele
    Hernia
  52. -algia

    Myalgia
    Pain
  53. a-, an-

    Apnea, Anoxia
    No, not without
  54. ab-

    abnormal
    away from
  55. ad-
    Adductor
    toward
  56. ana-
    anabolism
    up, apart
  57. ante-
    antecibum
    before,forward
  58. anti-
    antibiotic
    against
  59. auto-
    autoimmune
    self,own
  60. bi-
    bifurcation
    two
  61. brady-
    bradycardia
    slow
  62. cata-
    catabolism
    down
  63. con-
    congenital
    with,together
  64. contra-
    contraindication
    against, opposite
  65. de-
    dehydration
    down, lack of
  66. dia-
    diameter
    diarrea
    through, complete
  67. dys-
    dyspnea
    • bad,painful,
    • difficult,abnormal
  68. ec-, ecto-
    ectopic
    out, outside
  69. en-, endo
    endocardium
    endoscope
    in,within
  70. epi-
    epithelium
    • upon, on
    • above
  71. eu-
    euphoria
    good, normal
  72. ex-
    exophthalmos
    • out,outside
    • away from
  73. hemi-
    hemiglossectomy
    half
  74. hyper-
    hyperglycemia
    excessive, above
  75. hypo-
    hypodermic
    deficient, under
  76. in-
    insomniac
    • not, into
    • within
  77. infra-
    infracostal
    beneath, under
  78. inter-
    intercostal
    between
  79. intra-
    intravenous
    • in, within
    • into
  80. macro-
    macrocephaly
    large
  81. mal-
    malaise
    bad
  82. meta-
    metacarpal
    beyond, change
  83. micro-
    microscope
    small
  84. neo-
    neoplasm
    new
  85. pan-
    pancytopenia
    all
  86. para-
    paralysis
    • abnormal, beside
    • near
  87. per-
    percutaneous
    through
  88. peri-
    pericardium
    surrounding
  89. poly-
    polymorphonuclear
    many, much
  90. post-
    postmortem
    after, behind
  91. pre-
    precancerous
    before, in front of
  92. pro-
    prodrome
    before, forward
  93. pseudo-
    pseudocyesis
    false
  94. re-
    relapse
    back, again
  95. retro-
    retroperitoneal
    behind, backward
  96. sub-
    subcutaneous
    under
  97. supra-
    suprapubic
    above, upper
  98. syn-, sym-
    syndactyly
    symbiosis
    together, with
  99. tachy-
    tachypnea
    fast
  100. trans-
    transfusion
    across, through
  101. ultra-
    ultrasonography
    beyond, excess
  102. uni-
    unilateral
    one

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